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Published June, 2022
By Catherine Panter-Brick, Heide Castaneda, Stephanie Larchanche and Nadia El-Shaarawi
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Despite the centrality of migration in our contemporary world, scholarship on mobility and health frequently separates migrants according to legal status, country of origin, destination, or health concern. Yet people on the move and health systems face challenges and opportunities that transcend these boundaries...

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Published April, 2022
By Hong Zhang, Jeanne Shea and Katrina Moore
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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 December, 2021
By Lotte Meinert, Jens Seeberg and Byron Good
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Expanding our understanding of contagion further than typical notions of infection and pandemics, this book widens the field to include biosocial epidemics. The chapters propose varied and detailed answers to questions about the epidemic and contagious potential of specific infections and non-infectious conditions.

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Published October, 2021
By Mark S. Micale and Hans Pols
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Traumatic Pasts in Asia extends Euro-American paradigms of traumatic experience to new sites of world-historical suffering and, in the process, explores how these new terrains of investigation inform and enrich earlier understandings.

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Published April, 2021
By Lenore Manderson, Alvaro Jarrin and Chiara Pussetti
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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The technological capacity to transform biology - repairing, reshaping and replacing body parts, chemicals and functions - is now a part of our lives. This collection focuses on why people find these practices so seductive...

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Published January, 2021
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 December, 2020
By Michael A. Grodin, Sabine Hildebrandt, Miriam Offer and William E. Siedelman
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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 November, 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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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 September, 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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