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The Resource Debating biology : sociological reflections on health, medicine, and society, edited by Simon J. Williams, Lynda Birke, and Gillian Bendelow

Debating biology : sociological reflections on health, medicine, and society, edited by Simon J. Williams, Lynda Birke, and Gillian Bendelow

Label
Debating biology : sociological reflections on health, medicine, and society
Title
Debating biology
Title remainder
sociological reflections on health, medicine, and society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Simon J. Williams, Lynda Birke, and Gillian Bendelow
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Debating Biology takes a fresh look at the relationship between biology and society as it is played out in the arena of health and medicine
Dewey number
306.4/61
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1956-
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  • Williams, Simon J.
  • Birke, Lynda I. A
  • Bendelow, Gillian
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  • Social medicine
  • Biology
  • Sociology, Medical
  • Bioethical Issues
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Social Environment
Label
Debating biology : sociological reflections on health, medicine, and society, edited by Simon J. Williams, Lynda Birke, and Gillian Bendelow
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • chapter 2 Ultra-Darwinism and health
  • The limits to evolutionary psychology
  • Paul Higgs
  • chapter 4 Realist agendas on biology, health and medicine
  • Some thoughts and reflections
  • Graham Scambler
  • chapter 6 Gender and health status
  • Does biology matter?
  • Ellen Annandale
  • chapter 7 Ethnicity and health
  • Chapter Introduction
  • Biological and social inheritance
  • David Kelleher
  • chapter 8 The ‘biological clock’?
  • Ageing, health and the body across the lifecourse
  • Mike Bury
  • part PART III Embodying biology
  • Corporeal matters
  • chapter 9 The problem with sex/gender and nature/nurture
  • Anne Fausto-Sterling
  • chapter 10 Childhood bodies
  • Debating biology
  • Constructionism and beyond
  • Simon J. Williams
  • chapter 11 Hormonal bodies, civilized bodies
  • Incorporating the biological into the sociology of health
  • Lee F. Monaghan
  • chapter 12 Incorporating the biological
  • Chronic illness, bodies, selves, and the material world
  • Louise M. Millward
  • chapter 13 ‘Liminal’ bodies?
  • Sleep, death and dying
  • Simon J. Williams
  • Simon J. Williams
  • part PART IV Technologizing/medicalizing biology
  • A Brave New World?
  • chapter 14 Investing in mothering
  • Reproduction, sex selective technologies and biological capital in an Indian case study
  • Marsha Henry
  • chapter 15 Rights, risks and responsibilities
  • New genetics and disabled people
  • Tom Shakespeare
  • chapter 16 A normal biological process?
  • part PART I Theorizing biology
  • Brittle bones, HRT and the patient–doctor encounter
  • Frances Griffiths
  • chapter 17 Enhancing biology?
  • Cosmetic surgery and breast augmentation
  • Peter Conrad
  • chapter 18 Through the lenses of biology and sociology
  • Organ replacement
  • Renée C. Fox
  • chapter 19 Prozac nation and the biochemical self
  • A critique
  • Critical perspectives
  • Nick Crossley
  • part PART V Reclaiming biology
  • (Bio)ethics and beyond
  • chapter 20 The bioethics of biotechnology
  • Alternative claims of posthuman futures
  • Arthur W. Frank
  • chapter 21 Biology, vulnerability and politics
  • Bryan Turner
  • chapter 22 Ecology, health and society
  • A red–green perspective
  • chapter 1 Evolution and human disease: Bridging the biology/ culture gap
  • Ted Benton
  • chapter 23 A metaphysics for alternative medicine
  • ‘Translating’ the social and biological worlds
  • Anne Scott
  • Bridging the biology/culture
  • Basiro Davey
Control code
ocm61206096
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203987681
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61206096
Label
Debating biology : sociological reflections on health, medicine, and society, edited by Simon J. Williams, Lynda Birke, and Gillian Bendelow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • chapter 2 Ultra-Darwinism and health
  • The limits to evolutionary psychology
  • Paul Higgs
  • chapter 4 Realist agendas on biology, health and medicine
  • Some thoughts and reflections
  • Graham Scambler
  • chapter 6 Gender and health status
  • Does biology matter?
  • Ellen Annandale
  • chapter 7 Ethnicity and health
  • Chapter Introduction
  • Biological and social inheritance
  • David Kelleher
  • chapter 8 The ‘biological clock’?
  • Ageing, health and the body across the lifecourse
  • Mike Bury
  • part PART III Embodying biology
  • Corporeal matters
  • chapter 9 The problem with sex/gender and nature/nurture
  • Anne Fausto-Sterling
  • chapter 10 Childhood bodies
  • Debating biology
  • Constructionism and beyond
  • Simon J. Williams
  • chapter 11 Hormonal bodies, civilized bodies
  • Incorporating the biological into the sociology of health
  • Lee F. Monaghan
  • chapter 12 Incorporating the biological
  • Chronic illness, bodies, selves, and the material world
  • Louise M. Millward
  • chapter 13 ‘Liminal’ bodies?
  • Sleep, death and dying
  • Simon J. Williams
  • Simon J. Williams
  • part PART IV Technologizing/medicalizing biology
  • A Brave New World?
  • chapter 14 Investing in mothering
  • Reproduction, sex selective technologies and biological capital in an Indian case study
  • Marsha Henry
  • chapter 15 Rights, risks and responsibilities
  • New genetics and disabled people
  • Tom Shakespeare
  • chapter 16 A normal biological process?
  • part PART I Theorizing biology
  • Brittle bones, HRT and the patient–doctor encounter
  • Frances Griffiths
  • chapter 17 Enhancing biology?
  • Cosmetic surgery and breast augmentation
  • Peter Conrad
  • chapter 18 Through the lenses of biology and sociology
  • Organ replacement
  • Renée C. Fox
  • chapter 19 Prozac nation and the biochemical self
  • A critique
  • Critical perspectives
  • Nick Crossley
  • part PART V Reclaiming biology
  • (Bio)ethics and beyond
  • chapter 20 The bioethics of biotechnology
  • Alternative claims of posthuman futures
  • Arthur W. Frank
  • chapter 21 Biology, vulnerability and politics
  • Bryan Turner
  • chapter 22 Ecology, health and society
  • A red–green perspective
  • chapter 1 Evolution and human disease: Bridging the biology/ culture gap
  • Ted Benton
  • chapter 23 A metaphysics for alternative medicine
  • ‘Translating’ the social and biological worlds
  • Anne Scott
  • Bridging the biology/culture
  • Basiro Davey
Control code
ocm61206096
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203987681
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61206096

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