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Love as an Analytic Tool

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the evolution of the diagnostic category of autism as people have understood it in different places and times, with a particular focus on the importance of affect in biomedical ... More


Embodied Health Movements

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, Rebecca Gasior Altman, Crystal Adams, Elizabeth Hoover, and Ruth Simpson

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at the Contested Illnesses Research Group's (CIRG) early theoretical work on embodied health movements (EHMs). Embodied health movements are a relatively new subset of health ... More


Introduction: Environmental Justice and Contested Illnesses

Rachel Morello-Frosch, Phil Brown, and Stephen Zavestoski

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter examines the relationship between contested illnesses and environmental health. Recent contested illness struggles have moved into the realms of environmental and ecological ... More


Conclusion

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Stephen Zavestoski

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter discusses the implications of this book's study, highlighting the need for future research, interdisciplinary training of undergraduate and graduate students, and funding ... More


Getting Into the Field: New Approaches to Research Methods

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Stephen Zavestoski

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter proposes a new approach to the ethnography of contested illnesses that is multisited and focused on policy: policy ethnography. Policy ethnography employs field analysis as one ... More


Introduction

Joanna Kempner

in Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226179018
eISBN:
9780226179292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226179292.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Migraine is prevalent, disabling, and costly, yet it receives little attention from physicians, employers and policymakers. People who have migraine (three quarters of whom are women) report that ... More


Embracing the Migraine Brain

Joanna Kempner

in Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226179018
eISBN:
9780226179292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226179292.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

People with migraine report that they experience a great deal of delegitimation. This book chapter analyzes an how people in online communities—people whose embodied experiences are profoundly shaped ... More


Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health

Joanna Kempner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226179018
eISBN:
9780226179292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226179292.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Headache disorders are often dismissed. Yet migraine is a serious problem for millions of people. Epidemiologists estimate that as many as 37 million adult Americans (or 12% of the adult population) ... More


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