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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
This book investigates the socio-political implications of bioethics discourse and practices in relation to a range of controversial developments. It will be of interest to policymakers, clinicians, scholars, and others who are looking for new ways of making sense and evaluating recent developments in the field of bioethics. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 107.00
Engendering Emotions examines the production and promotion of the idea of sex/gender difference in emotional experience and expression in the contemporary West. Focusing on the psychology of emotions and on the spheres of aggression and war, and love, intimacy and sex, it explores how the idea of emotional difference serves to define and govern relations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
The reception of Michel Foucault's work in the social sciences and humanities has been phenomenal. Foucault's concepts and methodology have encouraged new approaches to old problems and opened up new lines of enquiry. This book assesses the contribution of Foucault's work to research and thinking in the area of health and medicine, and shows how key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
The New Genetics and the New Public Health addresses the emerging social and political consequences of the new genetics and provides a stimulating critique of current research and practice in public health. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95
Contributors look at how the 'new' genetics, healthcare and arising health policy can or should be governed and regulated, rather than focusing on individualistic ethical issues, this text takes a broader, international public health approach. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Focusing on the connections between health, risk, and insecurity, this book reflects upon the meaning and significance of risk across a broad range of social and institutional contexts, offering new perspectives on an important field of contemporary debate. more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 62.00
Petersen and Lupton focus critically on the new public health, assessing its implications for the concepts of self, embodiment and citizenship. They argue that the new public health is used as a source of moral regulation and for distinguishing between self and other. They also explore the implications of modernist belief in the power of science and... more...