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Studies in Social Medicine

Series Editors: Allan M. Brandt, Harvard University; Larry R. Churchill, Vanderbilt University; and Jonathan Oberlander, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Studies in Social Medicine seeks creative new scholarship at the intersection of medicine, health, and society. The series editors are especially interested in original work by both senior and emerging scholars that furthers our understanding of how medicine and society shape one another historically, politically, and ethically. Studies in Social Medicine is grounded in the convictions that medicine is a social science, that medicine is humanistic and cultural as well as biological, and that it should be studied as a social, political, ethical, and economic force.

Books published in the series may address the historical and social origins of disease and wellness; social inequalities and disparities in medical care; social determinants of health; cultural components of illness; politics of health care reform; moral responsibilities of medical care; emerging technologies and their ethical, social, and cultural implications; global health and medicine; and gaps between medical knowledge and health care delivery.

<span style="" >Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice</span>
Cloth: $85.00
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E-Book: $29.99

Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice

New Conversations across the Disciplines

Edited By Mara Buchbinder, Michele Rivkin-Fish and Rebecca L. Walker

Foundational work on health inequalities and the quest for justice Learn More »

<span style="" >What's Wrong with the Poor?</span>
Paper: $24.95
E-Book: $19.99

What's Wrong with the Poor?

Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

By Mical Raz

Cultural deprivation theory and its troubling legacy

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<span style="" >Remaking the American Patient</span>
Cloth: $45.00
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Remaking the American Patient

How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

By Nancy Tomes

Creating the medical consumer Learn More »

<span style="" >Abortion after </span><span style="font-style:italic;" >Roe</span>
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Abortion after Roe

By Johanna Schoen

The turbulent history of abortion in the past four decades Learn More »

<span style="" >The AIDS Pandemic</span>
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The AIDS Pandemic

Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations

By Lawrence O. Gostin

Confronting the toughest issues surrounding AIDS in America

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<span style="" >Bittersweet</span>
Paper: $35.00
E-Book: $29.99


Diabetes, Insulin, and the Transformation of Illness

By Chris Feudtner

Examines the human consequences of a twentieth-century medical miracle

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<span style="" >Science Has No Sex</span>
Paper: $36.95
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Science Has No Sex

The Life of Marie Zakrzewska, M.D.

By Arleen Marcia Tuchman

Democratizing the medical profession

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<span style="" >Doctoring the South</span>
Paper: $36.95
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Doctoring the South

Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

By Steven M. Stowe

The medical, social, and cultural roles of the "country doctor"

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<span style="" >If That Ever Happens to Me</span>
Paper: $25.00
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If That Ever Happens to Me

Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

By Lois Shepherd

Rethinking the Schiavo case—without the sensationalism

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<span style="" >Pharmacopolitics</span>
Paper: $30.00
E-Book: $25.99


Drug Regulation in the United States and Germany

By Arthur A. Daemmrich

Germany, the United States, and medicine's global future

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<span style="" >Infectious Fear</span>
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Infectious Fear

Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation

By Samuel Kelton Roberts Jr.

Uncovering the links between race, class, and health

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<span style="" >Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion</span>
Paper: $29.95
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Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion

By Michael H. Cohen

Pluralistic health care for the body and spirit

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<span style="" >The Infertility Treadmill </span>
Paper: $27.50

The Infertility Treadmill

Feminist Ethics, Personal Choice, and the Use of Reproductive Technologies

By Karey Harwood

The emotional, social, and ethical dimensions of assisted reproductive technology

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<span style="" >Colonizing Leprosy</span>
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Colonizing Leprosy

Imperialism and the Politics of Public Health in the United States

By Michelle T. Moran

Patients fighting disease and cultural stigmas

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<span style="" >A Death Retold</span>
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A Death Retold

Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Edited By Keith Wailoo, Julie Livingston and Peter Guarnaccia

A tragic case and its radiating controversies

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<span style="" >Prozac as a Way of Life</span>
Paper: $29.95
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Prozac as a Way of Life

Edited By Carl Elliott and Tod Chambers

America's culture of self-enhancement

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<span style="" >Bioethics as Practice<br/></span>
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Bioethics as Practice

By Judith Andre

Exploring the ideals and hazards of a developing field

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<span style="" >Bodies in a Broken World</span>
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Bodies in a Broken World

Women Novelists of Color and the Politics of Medicine

By Ann Folwell Stanford

Contemporary fiction as a lens on medicine and society

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<span style="" >Dying in the City of the Blues<br/></span>
Paper: $32.50

Dying in the City of the Blues

Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health

By Keith Wailoo

Understanding the connections between culture, race, politics, and disease

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