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Introduction

Charlotte Bates

in Vital Bodies: Living with Illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447335047
eISBN:
9781447335092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335047.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This book is the story of twelve people, each living with illness. Based on ethnographic research conducted over one year, it unfolds everyday experiences of living with a long term physical or ... More


Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture: Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Mari Armstrong-Hough

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646688
eISBN:
9781469646701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646688.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Over the last twenty years, type 2 diabetes skyrocketed to the forefront of global public health concern. In this book, Mari Armstrong-Hough examines the rise in and response to the disease in two ... More


Vital Bodies: Living with Illness

Charlotte Bates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447335047
eISBN:
9781447335092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335047.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This book is the story of twelve people, each living with long-term illness. Delving into the routines and rhythms of everyday life, the book reveals the significance of the things that we usually ... More


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