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  1. Blood Work
    Janet Carsten traces the multiple meanings of blood as it moves from donors to labs, hospitals, and patients in Penang, Malaysia, showing how those meanings provide a gateway to understanding the social, political, and cultural... Learn More
    Published: 26th July 2019
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  2. Pregnancy and Power, Revised Edition
    A sweeping chronicle of women’s battles for reproductive freedom Reproductive politics in the United States has always been about who has the power to decide—lawmakers, the courts, clergy, physicians, or the woman herself.... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Stanley's Dream
    In 1964–65, an international team of thirty-eight scientists and assistants, led by Montreal physician Stanley Skoryna, sailed to the mysterious Rapa Nui (Easter Island) to conduct an unprecedented survey of its biosphere.... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2019
    Hardback | £31.00
  4. Managing Diabetes
    A critical study of diabetes in the popular imagination Over twenty-nine million people in the United States, more than nine percent of the population, have some form of diabetes. In Managing Diabetes, Jeffrey A. Bennett... Learn More
    Published: 25th June 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
  5. Managing Diabetes
    A critical study of diabetes in the popular imagination Over twenty-nine million people in the United States, more than nine percent of the population, have some form of diabetes. In Managing Diabetes, Jeffrey A. Bennett... Learn More
    Published: 25th June 2019
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Steeped in Blood
    What personal truths reside in biological ties that are absent in adoptive ties? And why do we think adoptive and biological ties are essentially different when it comes to understanding who we are? At a time when interest in... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2019
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  7. The Social Medicine Reader, Volume I, Third Edition
    The extensively updated and revised third edition of the bestselling Social Medicine Reader provides a survey of the challenging issues facing today's health care providers, patients, and caregivers with writings by scholars in... Learn More
    Published: 17th May 2019
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. The Social Medicine Reader, Volume II, Third Edition
    The extensively updated and revised third edition of the bestselling Social Medicine Reader provides a survey of the challenging issues facing today's health care providers, patients, and caregivers with writings by scholars in... Learn More
    Published: 17th May 2019
    Hardback | £81.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Civil War Medicine

    Civil War Medicine

    A Surgeon's Diary

    Edited by Robert D. Hicks

    Indiana University Press

    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £32.00
  10. Silent Cells
    A critical investigation into the use of psychotropic drugs to pacify and control inmates and other captives in the vast U.S. prison, military, and welfare systemsFor at least four decades, U.S. prisons and jails have aggressively... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2019
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £14.99
  11. Anti/Vax
    Antivaxxers are crazy. That is the perception we all gain from the media, the internet, celebrities, and beyond, writes Bernice Hausman in Anti/Vax, but we need to open our eyes and ears so that we can all have a better conversation... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2019
    Hardback | £22.99
  12. The Innovative Parent
    Curtis and Ho integrate cutting-edge research, art therapy trade secrets, and their own child-rearing experience into a revolutionary yet practical guide to creative parenting. Plentiful illustrations and anecdotes bring concepts... Learn More
    Published: 26th March 2019
    Hardback | £31.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  13. Disrupting Kinship
    Since the Korean War began, Western families have adopted more than 200,000 Korean children. Two-thirds of these adoptees found homes in the United States. The majority joined white families and in the process forged a new kind... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  14. Homeland Maternity
    In US security culture, motherhood is a site of intense contestation--both a powerful form of cultural currency and a target of unprecedented assault. Linked by an atmosphere of crisis and perceived vulnerability, motherhood and... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  15. Strange Trips
    Drugs take strange journeys from the black market to the doctor's black bag. Changing marijuana laws in the United States and Canada, the opioid crisis, and the rising costs of pharmaceuticals have sharpened the public's awareness... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2019
    Hardback | £22.99
  16. Unapologetic Beauty

    Unapologetic Beauty

    Photographs by Frances Frueh, Written by Joanna Frueh

    University Of Minnesota Press

    A startlingly powerful collaboration reimagines female beautyWhat is beauty without pain? Compromise is what our culture offers women: cinching, pinching, cutting, shaving, scraping, starving, and, of course, lifting and separating,... Learn More
    Published: 5th February 2019
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £18.99
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