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  1. Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Anthropology of Obesity in the United States

    By Anna Bellisari

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Doping and Public Health

    Edited by Göran Svedsäter, Arne Ljungqvist, Nader Ahmadi

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Food Literacy

    Edited by Helen Vidgen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    The relationship between food and health is a key challenge facing contemporary society, as demonstrated through the co-existence of poor diets, obesity and malnutrition. Yet public knowledge of food – its origins, health benefits and harm, social, economic and cultural dimensions – is...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

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