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26. Cover image for 'Suing the Gun Industry'
A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts
Timothy D. Lytton
The first comprehensive analysis of recent lawsuits against gun makers
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26. Cover image for 'Suing the Gun Industry'
A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts
Timothy D. Lytton
The first comprehensive analysis of recent lawsuits against gun makers
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27. Cover image for 'Deadly Dust'
Silicosis and the On-Going Struggle to Protect Workers' Health
New and expanded edition
David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz
A new and expanded edition of the authors' pivotal examination of the national silicosis crisis
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28. Cover image for 'Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry'
The Birth of Postpsychiatry
Bradley Lewis
A spirited critique of the practice of psychiatry in the United States that argues for the democratization of psychiatric knowledge
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The Birth of Postpsychiatry
Bradley Lewis
A spirited critique of the practice of psychiatry in the United States that argues for the democratization of psychiatric knowledge
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29. Cover image for 'Fractured Borders'
Reading Women's Cancer Literature
Mary K. DeShazer
Looks at the ways that literary artists have responded to women's cancer through poetry, drama, fiction, autobiography, and environmental writing
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Reading Women's Cancer Literature
Mary K. DeShazer
Looks at the ways that literary artists have responded to women's cancer through poetry, drama, fiction, autobiography, and environmental writing
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30. Cover image for 'Beyond Pain'
Making the Mind-Body Connection
Angela Mailis-Gagnon and David Israelson
With its gripping first-hand stories of patients and their ailments, Beyond Pain opens the door to our understanding of the mysteries of pain
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31. Cover image for 'The Midnight Meal and Other Essays About Doctors, Patients, and Medicine'
New and expanded edition
Jerome Lowenstein
Focusing on the human interaction of the industry this collection of essays asks, "Can you teach compassion?"
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Stories of the Intimate Privilege of Accompanying the Dying
Marjorie Ryerson
Stories of people who have been with and cared for a loved one at the moment of death
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The Elusive Quest for National Health Insurance
Rick Mayes
Examines why the U.S. is the only industrialized nation without universal health insurance coverage
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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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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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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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35. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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36. Cover image for 'The DNA Mystique'
The Gene as a Cultural Icon
Dorothy Nelkin and M. Susan Lindee
Explores the values, assumptions, and consequences of the circulation of DNA in popular culture
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The Gene as a Cultural Icon
Dorothy Nelkin and M. Susan Lindee
Explores the values, assumptions, and consequences of the circulation of DNA in popular culture
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37. Cover image for 'The Xavante in Transition'
Health, Ecology, and Bioanthropology in Central Brazil
Carlos E. A. Coimbra, Jr., Nancy M. Flowers, Francisco M. Salzano, and Ricardo V. Santos
Illuminates the experience of a small-scale culture with large-scale change
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Health, Ecology, and Bioanthropology in Central Brazil
Carlos E. A. Coimbra, Jr., Nancy M. Flowers, Francisco M. Salzano, and Ricardo V. Santos
Illuminates the experience of a small-scale culture with large-scale change
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38. Cover image for 'Formative Years'
Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000
Alexandra Minna Stern and Howard Markel, Editors
Sheds light on the development of the fields of pediatrics and child health during the last century
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Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000
Alexandra Minna Stern and Howard Markel, Editors
Sheds light on the development of the fields of pediatrics and child health during the last century
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39. Cover image for 'Remembering to Live'
Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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40. Cover image for 'Mergers of Teaching Hospitals in Boston, New York, and Northern California'
John A. Kastor
A fascintating look at the difficulties involved in merging health-care institutions
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40. Cover image for 'Mergers of Teaching Hospitals in Boston, New York, and Northern California'
John A. Kastor
A fascintating look at the difficulties involved in merging health-care institutions
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41. Cover image for 'Future Medicine'
Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation
Michael H. Cohen
A thought-provoking exploration of the future of alternative medicine in the healthcare system
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Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation
Michael H. Cohen
A thought-provoking exploration of the future of alternative medicine in the healthcare system
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41. Cover image for 'Future Medicine'
Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation
Michael H. Cohen
A thought-provoking exploration of the future of alternative medicine in the healthcare system
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42. Cover image for 'The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia'
A Four-Country Comparative Study
Albert I. Hermalin, Editor
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A Four-Country Comparative Study
Albert I. Hermalin, Editor
Examines the effects of social and economic change on the aging populations of Asia
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43. Cover image for 'Combating Teen Smoking'
Research and Policy Strategies
Peter D. Jacobson, Paula M. Lantz, Kenneth E. Warner, Jeffrey Wasserman, Harold A. Pollack, and Alexis K. Ahlstrom
A virtual how-to guide for reducing adolescent tobacco use
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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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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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45. Cover image for 'La Partera'
Story of a Midwife
New Edition
Fran Leeper Buss
The story of one woman's life in rural New Mexico and of her emergence as a community leader
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Paper 2001 $16.95 Available Add Paper for "La Partera" to Cart
46. 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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46. 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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46. 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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47. Cover image for 'The Body Aesthetic'
From Fine Art to Body Modification
Tobin Siebers, Editor
Establishes the body's undeniable presence and strangeness as the material out of which human beings are made
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47. Cover image for 'The Body Aesthetic'
From Fine Art to Body Modification
Tobin Siebers, Editor
Establishes the body's undeniable presence and strangeness as the material out of which human beings are made
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48. Cover image for 'Points of Contact'
Disability, Art, and Culture
Susan Crutchfield and Marcy Epstein, Editors
A richly diverse collection of essays, memoir, poetry and photography on aspects of disability and its representation in art
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49. Cover image for 'Health Benefits at Work'
An Economic and Political Analysis of Employment-Based Health Insurance
Mark V. Pauly
Who really pays for health benefits? An accessible explanation of the economic theory behind this question
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Paper 1999 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Health Benefits at Work" to Cart
50. Cover image for 'Building a New Biocultural Synthesis'
Political-Economic Perspectives on Human Biology
Alan H. Goodman and Thomas L. Leatherman, Editors
Shows the potential for a reintegrated, critical, and politically relevant biocultural anthropology
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Paper 1998 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Building a New Biocultural Synthesis" to Cart
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50. Cover image for 'Building a New Biocultural Synthesis'
Political-Economic Perspectives on Human Biology
Alan H. Goodman and Thomas L. Leatherman, Editors
Shows the potential for a reintegrated, critical, and politically relevant biocultural anthropology
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Paper 1998 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Building a New Biocultural Synthesis" to Cart
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