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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="" >The AIDS Pandemic</span>
Paper: $47.50
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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="" >Doctoring the South</span>
Paper: $36.95
E-Book: $29.99

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="" >Prozac as a Way of Life</span>
Paper: $28.00

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="" >Bodies in a Broken World</span>
Paper: $35.00

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: $31.95

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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<span style="" >The Wages of Sickness</span>
Paper: $35.00
E-Book: $29.99

The Wages of Sickness

The Politics of Health Insurance in Progressive America

By Beatrix Hoffman

The defeat of the nation's first campaign for compulsory health insurance

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<span style="" >Devices and Desires</span>
Paper: $35.00

Devices and Desires

Gender, Technology, and American Nursing

By Margarete Sandelowski

The impact of technology on the profession of nursing

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<span style="" >Tuskegee's Truths</span>
Paper: $55.00
E-Book: $29.99

Tuskegee's Truths

Rethinking the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Edited By Susan M. Reverby

Documents the history and legacy of the infamous "bad blood" experiment

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<span style="" >Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter</span>
Paper: $39.95

Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter

A Jewish Discussion of Social Justice

By Laurie Zoloth

Contemporary health care ethics informed by Jewish teachings

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

Beyond Regulations

Ethics in Human Subjects Research

Edited By Nancy M. P. King, Gail E. Henderson and Jane Stein

A provocative new approach to the ethics of research on human subjects

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