Books in category Social Science – Disease & Health Issues

  • How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life

    How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life
    Dr Gary Ansdell

    This book will be relevant to practitioners, academics, and researchers looking for a broad-based theoretical perspective to guide further study and policy in music, well-being, and health.

  • Education Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse

    Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse
    John Evans, Emma Rich, Brian Davies, Rachel Allwood

    This book is not only about 'eating disorders' and the people affected, but the effects of obesity discourse on everyone’s health as it enters public policy, educational practice and the cultural fabric of our lives.

  • A Chinaman s Chance

    A Chinaman’s Chance
    Eric Liu

    But what makes this story of immigrant ascent unique is that Chinese Americans are emerging at just the same moment when China has emerged – and indeed may displace America – at the center of the global scene.

  • Drugs and Culture

    Drugs and Culture
    Geoffrey Hunt, Maitena Milhet, Henri Bergeron

    Drugs and Culture presents alternative perspectives on psychoactive drugs, highlighting the socio-cultural features of drug use and regulation in modern societies.

  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

    The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
    Anne Fadiman

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor …

  • A Lucky Life Interrupted

    A Lucky Life Interrupted
    Tom Brokaw

    Again and again, the book returns to stories of loss but also of grace, luck and the beauty of having another swing at bat.”—The Washington Post “Engaging . . . [with] the kind of insight that is typical of Mr. Brokaw’s approach to …

  • Identity Health and Women

    Identity, Health and Women
    J. Christodoulou

    This book provides a three-part investigation into identity construction. Theory, voice and praxis are all represented as the book follows the rationale, stories and narrative methodology of the study of a group of women.

  • Contesting Intersex

    Contesting Intersex
    Georgiann Davis

    In Contesting Intersex, Davis draws on interviews with intersex people, their parents, and medical experts to explore the oft-questioned views on intersex in medical and activist communities, as well as the evolution of thought in regards …

  • However Long the Night

    However Long the Night
    Aimee Molloy

    This book is a testament to the fact that the connections between women can lead to a better world.

  • 7 Top Anxiety Management Techniques How You Can Stop Anxiety And Release Stress Today

    7 Top Anxiety Management Techniques : How You Can Stop Anxiety And Release Stress Today
    Heather Rose

    Coping with anxiety via anxiety management can be effectively achieved if you understand what severe anxiety means and how it progresses.

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