Making The Mexican Diabetic

Author: Michael Montoya
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520949005
Size: 15.69 MB
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In placing DNA sampling, processing, data set sharing, and carefully crafted science into a broader social context, Making the Mexican Diabetic underscores the implications of geneticizing disease while illuminating the significance of type ...

Making The Mexican Diabetic

Author: Michael Montoya
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520267311
Size: 66.79 MB
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This is a unique and important book.”- Rayna Rapp, author of Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America "This is a fascinating, broad-ranging, and fair-minded ethnography.

Making The Mexican Diabetic

Author: Michael Montoya
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520267303
Size: 14.16 MB
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This is a unique and important book.”- Rayna Rapp, author of Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America "This is a fascinating, broad-ranging, and fair-minded ethnography.

People S Science

Author: Ruha Benjamin
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804786739
Size: 20.79 MB
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With this book, Ruha Benjamin moves the terms of debate to focus on the shifting relationship between science and society, on the people who benefit—or don't—from regenerative medicine and what this says about our democratic commitments ...

Dying In The City Of The Blues

Author: Keith Wailoo
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469617412
Size: 73.49 MB
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This groundbreaking book chronicles the history of sickle cell anemia in the United States, tracing its transformation from an "invisible" malady to a powerful, yet contested, cultural symbol of African American pain and suffering.

Race In A Bottle

Author: Jonathan Kahn
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231162987
Size: 80.78 MB
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Kahn reveals that, at the most basic level, BiDil became racial through legal maneuvering and commercial pressure as much as through medical understandings of how the drug worked.

Bachata

Author: Deborah Pacini Hernandez
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781566393003
Size: 30.63 MB
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Tracing bachata's rise to popularity and the implications of its development

How Cancer Crossed The Color Line

Author: Keith Wailoo
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195170177
Size: 53.90 MB
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A pioneering study of health communication in America, the book skillfully documents how race and gender became central motifs in the birth of cancer awareness, how patterns and perceptions changed, and how the "war on cancer" continues to ...

Syndemic Suffering

Author: Emily Mendenhall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315419432
Size: 41.82 MB
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In a major contribution to the study of diabetes, this book is the first to analyze the disease through a syndemic framework.