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Published October, 2020
By Michael A. Grodin, Sabine Hildebrandt, Miriam Offer and William E. Siedelman
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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This interdisciplinary collection assembles a chain of documentation on the critical role of medicine in realizing the policies of Hitler's regime.

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Published October, 2020
By Annette Leibing and Silke Schicktanz
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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The conceptualization of dementia has changed dramatically in recent years with the claim that, through early detection and by controlling several risk factors, a prevention of dementia is possible. This volume looks at how this new conceptualization ignores many of the factors which influence a dementia sufferers' prognosis.

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Published October, 2020
By Laura Ferrero, Ana Cristina Vargas, Chiara Quagliariello and Daniela DeBono
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Based on extensive field research, the essays in this volume illuminate the experiences of migrants from their own point of view, providing a critical understanding of the complex social reality in which each experience is grounded.

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Published October, 2020
By Agata Mazzeo
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Toxic production, disrupted lives and contaminated bodies. Care for unacknowledged suffering, incurable cancers, and immeasurable losses. This book bears witness to the invisible disasters provoked by the asbestos market worldwide and gives a voice to the communities of survivors who struggle daily in the name of social and environmental justice.

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£89.00
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Published August, 2020
By Aref Abu-Rabia
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Based on interviews with healers, clients, and other active participants in treatments, this book will contribute to renewed thinking about a synthesis between traditional and modern medicine - to their reciprocal enrichment.

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Published July, 2020
By Philip B. Stafford
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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This book provides an introduction to the global phenomenon of the age-friendly community movement, through an extensive collection of international case studies by researchers and practitioners. It explores current tensions in the movement and offers a wide-ranging set of recommendations for advancing age-friendly community development.

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Published June, 2020
By Hong Zhang, Jeanne Shea and Katrina Moore
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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This volume explores emerging cultural meanings and social responses to population aging in contemporary East Asian societies. Drawing on ethnographic, demographic, policy, archival, and media data, the authors trace both common patterns and diverging trends across China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, and Korea.

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Published June, 2020
By Nina Sahraoui
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Documents the many ways in which borders come to disrupt healthcare settings and illuminates how judgements of a health-related deservingness become increasingly important, producing hierarchies that undermine a universal right to healthcare.

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Published May, 2020
By Jonathan Taee
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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In Bhutan, medical patients engage a variety of healing practices to seek cures for their ailments. The Patient Multiple delves into the context of patients' daily lives and decision-making processes, showing how these unique mountain cultures are finding paths to health among a changing and multifaceted medical topography.

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Published March, 2020
By Susie Kilshaw and Katie Borg
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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This collected volume explores miscarriage in diverse historical and cultural settings with contributions from anthropologists, historians and medical professionals. The book considers meanings attached to miscarriage and how religious, cultural, medical and legal forces impact the way miscarriage is experienced and perceived.

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