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"The Taste for Knowledge: Medical anthropology facing medical realities" demonstrates how medical anthropology is becoming... Læs mere
A multidisciplinary exploration of Canada's experience of illness and death during the 1918-20 influenza pandemic.
In this ground-breaking account of the political economy and cultural meaning of blood in contemporary India, Jacob Copeman and Dwaipayan... Læs mere
This volume brings together new research from key international academics, who contribute a range of linguistic, sociological, and professional views on communication in surgical practice.
Bringing the experiences of patients, carers and practitioners to the fore, this book explores how individual and... Læs mere
This book brings together scholars from across the social sciences and humanities to examine what it means to be vulnerable, to care and be cared for, within conditions of inequality, violence and crisis across the globe.
The research results point to the need of sustaining plant protein sources to large populations in... Læs mere
Examining the fascinating history of female genital cosmetic surgery, Camille Nurka traces the origins of contemporary ideas of genital normality.
By putting debates around stem cell research in to conversation with debates about universal healthcare, People's Science challenges readers to move beyond a narrow focus on bioethics to account for the larger social context in which new biotechnologies are coming to market.