Books in category Social Science – Disease & Health Issues | Page 2

  • All About Drugs and Young People

    All About Drugs and Young People
    Julian Cohen

    Packed with information, advice and learning activities, this book tells you what you need to know about drugs, young people's drug use, and how you can help them stay safe.

  • A Lucky Life Interrupted

    A Lucky Life Interrupted
    Tom Brokaw

    Again and again, the book returns to stories of loss but also of grace, luck and the beauty of having another swing at bat.”—The Washington Post “Engaging . . . [with] the kind of insight that is typical of Mr. Brokaw’s approach to …

  • Mad Dogs and Meerkats

    Mad Dogs and Meerkats
    Karen Brown

    This highly readable book is the first study of rabies in Africa, tracing its history in South Africa and neighboring states from 1800 to the present and showing how environmental and economic changes brought about by European colonialism …

  • Models of Obesity

    Models of Obesity
    Stanley J. Ulijaszek

    Rationalities and models of obesity — Energy balance, genetics and obesogenic environments — Governance through measurement — Inequalities — Food and eating — Global transformations of diet — Obesity science and policy — Complexity – …

  • On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care
    Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    This unique volume turns the focus on ignorance as something productive in itself and works to understand how ignorance and its operations shape what we do and do not know.

  • Women and Alcohol

    Women and Alcohol
    Patsy Staddon

    This research and practice based book considers the social meaning of women’s alcohol use and its treatment, raising concerns about the political role of ‘treatment’ in making women behave, or to be ‘well’.

  • Contesting Intersex

    Contesting Intersex
    Georgiann Davis

    In Contesting Intersex, Davis draws on interviews with intersex people, their parents, and medical experts to explore the oft-questioned views on intersex in medical and activist communities, as well as the evolution of thought in regards …

  • Sport and Physical Activity across the Lifespan

    Sport and Physical Activity across the Lifespan
    Rylee A. Dionigi, Michael Gard

    This edited collection problematizes trajectories of health promotion across the lifespan.

  • Social Research in Health and Illness

    Social Research in Health and Illness
    Costas S. Constantinou, Constantinos N. Phellas

    A comprehensive and practical examination of research methods in use in a defined field of social scientific enquiry, this volume is essential reading for scholars, graduate students and healthcare professionals with interests in conducting …

  • The Sociology of Health Healing and Illness

    The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness
    Gregory L. Weiss, Lynne E. Lonnquist

    New to this Edition *More textboxes relating the social aspects of medicine to students' lives *Expanded coverage leading students through the complex impacts of the ACA and health care reform *Expanded coverage of medical technology, end …

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