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Published February, 2021
By Martin Yuille and Bill Ollier
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Britain is sick with diabetes, depression and more besides. As a consequence, society faces systemic risks. This book is a challenge to all citizens, employers, institutions to face up to the changes that society needs. A plan of action is outlined for a 'Health Society' based on prevention of these conditions so as to extend our healthy lives. -- .

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What does global health stem from, when is it born and how does it relate to the contemporary world order? In this book, historians and anthropologists tackle these questions by exploring the transnational circulation of drugs, bugs, therapies, biomedical technologies and people in the context of the "neo-liberal turn" in development practices. -- .

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Published September, 2020
By Claire L. Jones
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This volume provides a significant new commercial perspective on contraception in modern Britain. It is the first book-length study to examine contraceptives as commodities and to demonstrate the significance of the contraceptive industry in shaping sexual knowledge alongside the medical profession, the birth control movement, and the state before the emergence of the contraceptive pill. -- .

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Published August, 2020
By Michael Keith and Andreza Aruska de Souza Santos
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This book is a collection of essays exploring different aspects of health and wellbeing in cities today. With contributions on Brazil, China, South Africa and the United Kingdom, the volume covers a range of fields including mental health, migration, mobility, sanitation, gendered violence and structural racism from a multidisciplinary perspective. -- .

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Published August, 2020
By Coreen McGuire
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This book argues that health measurements are given artificial authority if they are particularly amenable to calculability and easy measurement, and shows that problems often coalesce around disabilities that do not lend themselves to easy quantification. -- .

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Published June, 2020
By Ida Milne
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Published June, 2020
By Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon, Rebecca Anne Barr and Sophie Vasset
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This collection of essays addresses the belly and the bowels as key elements in our understanding of eighteenth-century mentalities, emotions, and perceptions of the self. -- .

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Published April, 2020
By Marion Andrea Schmidt
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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How did American geneticists go from fearing the dysgenic effects of deaf intermarriage to considering modern biotechnology a threat for Deaf culture? This book provides insight into changing ideas of what deafness is, what science and medicine should achieve, and to the transformative effect of exchange between scientists and deaf communities. -- .

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Published April, 2020
By Michael Robinson
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This study provides the first exclusive analysis of disabled First World War veterans who returned to Ireland. With a case study of mental illness, it foregrounds how the treatment and experiences of disabled communities in past societies is shaped by the existing socio-economic, cultural and political context. -- .

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Published April, 2020
By Mariko Hori Tanaka, Yoshiki Tajiri and Michiko Tsushima
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Samuel Beckett and trauma, the collection of eight essays by leading academics, broadens and enriches the present fields of both trauma studies and Beckett studies by illuminating the uniqueness of the trauma in Beckett's work in relation to historical contexts. It also provides new perspectives for discussing trauma and literature more generally. -- .

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