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26. Cover image for 'Revels in Madness'
Insanity in Medicine and Literature
Allen Thiher
A sweeping survey of how notions of madness have been represented in medicine and literature from the Greeks to the present
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26. Cover image for 'Revels in Madness'
Insanity in Medicine and Literature
Allen Thiher
A sweeping survey of how notions of madness have been represented in medicine and literature from the Greeks to the present
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26. Cover image for 'Revels in Madness'
Insanity in Medicine and Literature
Allen Thiher
A sweeping survey of how notions of madness have been represented in medicine and literature from the Greeks to the present
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Paper 2005 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Revels in Madness" to Cart
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27. Cover image for 'Technology in American Health Care'
Policy Directions for Effective Evaluation and Management
Alan B. Cohen and Ruth S. Hanft, with William E. Encinosa, Stephanie M. Spernak, Shirley A. Stewart, and Catherine C. White
Offers health care professionals vital information about risks, benefits, and costs of new medical technologies to help them make informed decisions
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Hardcover 2004 $99.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Technology in American Health Care" to Cart
28. Cover image for 'Affirmative Action in Medicine'
Improving Health Care for Everyone
James L. Curtis, M.D.
An important look at how affirmative action in medical training is key to more equitable health care in the United States
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Hardcover 2003 $69.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Affirmative Action in Medicine" to Cart
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Improving Health Care for Everyone
James L. Curtis, M.D.
An important look at how affirmative action in medical training is key to more equitable health care in the United States
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29. Cover image for 'Technological Change in Health Care'
A Global Analysis of Heart Attack
Mark B. McClellan and Daniel P. Kessler, Editors
Illuminates the causes and consequences of technological change in health care in the developed world
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30. Cover image for 'Markets and Medicine'
The Politics of Health Care Reform in Britain, Germany, and the United States
Susan Giaimo
Explores diverse governmental and institutional solutions to containing health care costs
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The Politics of Health Care Reform in Britain, Germany, and the United States
Susan Giaimo
Explores diverse governmental and institutional solutions to containing health care costs
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31. Cover image for 'The Challenge of Regulating Managed Care'
John E. Billi and Gail B. Agrawal, Editors
A rare insight into the views of major stakeholders in the debate about oversight of the managed-care industry
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31. Cover image for 'The Challenge of Regulating Managed Care'
John E. Billi and Gail B. Agrawal, Editors
A rare insight into the views of major stakeholders in the debate about oversight of the managed-care industry
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32. Cover image for 'Borders of Being'
Citizenship, Fertility, and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Margaret Jolly and Kalpana Ram, Editors
Explores the intermingling of women's bodies and nations' boundaries
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Citizenship, Fertility, and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Margaret Jolly and Kalpana Ram, Editors
Explores the intermingling of women's bodies and nations' boundaries
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33. Cover image for 'Health Networks'
Can They Be the Solution?
Thomas P. Weil
Investigating ways to improve U.S. health care networks
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34. Cover image for 'Beyond Complementary Medicine'
Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Health Care and Human Evolution
Michael H. Cohen
Explores the web of legal, ethical, and regulatory issues surrounding the integration of complementary and alternative medicine into clinical care
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35. Cover image for 'Is Social Security Broke?'
A Cartoon Guide to the Issues
Barbara R. Bergmann and Jim Bush
An entertaining introduction—using cartoons and clear explanations—to the issues everyone should know about Social Security
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A Cartoon Guide to the Issues
Barbara R. Bergmann and Jim Bush
An entertaining introduction—using cartoons and clear explanations—to the issues everyone should know about Social Security
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35. Cover image for 'Is Social Security Broke?'
A Cartoon Guide to the Issues
Barbara R. Bergmann and Jim Bush
An entertaining introduction—using cartoons and clear explanations—to the issues everyone should know about Social Security
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36. Cover image for 'Law at the End of Life'
The Supreme Court and Assisted Suicide
Carl E. Schneider, Editor
Discusses the issues surrounding physician-assisted suicide in light of the Supreme Court's recent decision
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37. Cover image for 'Public Health in the Market'
Facing Managed Care, Lean Government, and Health Disparities
Nancy Milio
Is a healthy profit compatible with a healthy population?
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38. Cover image for 'Costs of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses'
J. Paul Leigh, Steven Markowitz, Marianne Fahs, and Philip Landrigan
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39. Cover image for 'Measuring Mamma's Milk'
Fascism and the Medicalization of Maternity in Italy
Elizabeth Dixon Whitaker
Shows how fascist biological politics continue to govern the flow of mother's milk in Italy today
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40. Cover image for 'Mental Health Care Administration'
A Guide for Practitioners
Paul Rodenhauser, M.D., Editor
A comprehensive and current guide to the administration of mental health care services
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41. Cover image for 'Not Just Any Medical School'
The Science, Practice, and Teaching of Medicine at the University of Michigan, 1850-1941
Horace W. Davenport
Presents a fascinating view of medical education at the University of Michigan supplemented with rare photographs
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Hardcover 1999 $94.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Not Just Any Medical School" to Cart
42. Cover image for 'Wealth, Work, and Health'
Innovations in Measurement in the Social Sciences
James P. Smith and Robert J. Willis
Explores a multitude of perspectives, problems, and ways of measuring human behavior
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Hardcover 1999 $99.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Wealth, Work, and Health" to Cart
43. Cover image for 'Medicare'
Issues in Political Economy
Ronald J. Vogel
Examines political and economic strategy and offers a blueprint for the structural reform of Medicare
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44. Cover image for 'The Making and Meaning of Hospital Policy in the United States and Canada'
Terry Boychuk
A comparative history of the political origins of national health policy
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45. Cover image for 'Plundered Kitchens, Empty Wombs'
Threatened Reproduction and Identity in the Cameroon Grassfields
Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg
Illuminates the dynamics of social and cultural disintegration through the social construction of female infertility
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46. Cover image for 'Health Care Divided'
Race and Healing a Nation
David Barton Smith
A vivid account of race and the organization of health services
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Hardcover 1999 $79.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Health Care Divided" to Cart
47. Cover image for 'Bendectin on Trial'
A Study of Mass Tort Litigation
Joseph Sanders
Explains how courts handle mass product liability litigation and explores the roles of the different participants
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Hardcover 1998 $84.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Bendectin on Trial" to Cart
48. Cover image for 'Complete in All Its Parts'
Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998
Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth
A history of nursing in the context of higher and professional education
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Hardcover 1998 $89.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Complete in All Its Parts" to Cart
49. Cover image for 'Interests, Ideas, and Deregulation'
The Fate of Hospital Rate Setting
John E. McDonough
Studies the politics of rate-setting as a mechanism for cost containment in health care
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50. Cover image for 'Purchasing Population Health'
Paying for Results
David A. Kindig
Presents a model that fosters improved health outcomes through financial incentives
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Hardcover 1997 $65.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Purchasing Population Health" to Cart
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