The Body in Medical Culture

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SUNY Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Engages critically with historical and contemporary representations of the medicalized human body. How do concepts and constructions of the body shape people’s experiences of agency and objectification within medical culture? As an object of scrutiny, nurses, illness, and other medical professionals who mediate broader cultural understandings of pathology, medical examiners, the medicalized body occupies center stage in the work of doctors, and the various physical transformations associated with life and death.

The body in medical culture explores how the body functions within medical culture and examines the metaphors and models of the body used to understand medical phenomena, wellness, surgery, anatomy, including disease, diagnostic practices, and medical research. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines engage representations of bodies, drug marketing, “designer vaginas, endography, sex reassignment surgery, including polio and masculinity, ” and hospital humor in order to challenge the normalcy of the passively objectified medicalized body.

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Case Studies in Nursing Ethics Fry, Case Studies in Nursing Ethics

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Jones & Bartlett Learning #ad - Each case study allows readers to develop their own approaches to the resolution of ethical conflict and to reflect on how the traditions of ethical thought and professional guidelines apply to the situation. The fourth Edition has been completely revised and updated. Accordingly, case studies in nursing ethics presents basic ethical principles and specific guidance for applying these principles in nursing practice, through analysis of over 150 actual case study conflicts that have occurred in nursing practice.

. It includes two new chapters, one on moral integrity and Moral Distress which contains AACN model of moral distress and work and one on Respect which addresses several aspects of the general problem of showing respect for patients and others. It's also been updated with new case studies, glossary, as well as citations, new "Critical Thinking Questions" and "Research Briefs" boxes throughout, and web resources in health care ethics.

Case Studies in Nursing Ethics Fry, Case Studies in Nursing Ethics #ad - As the healthcare professional in closest contact with both the patient and the physician, nurses face biomedical ethical problems in unique ways.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Broadway Books #ad - Rebecca Skloot Author. Now an hbo® film starring oprah winfrey and rose byrne#1 new yoRK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, gene mapping, cloning, vital for developing the polio vaccine, and more.

Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can't afford health insurance. This phenomenal new york times bestseller tells a riveting story of the collision between ethics, race, and medicine; of scientific discovery and faith healing; and of a daughter consumed with questions about the mother she never knew.

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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - In terms we can all understand, " wrote Jonathan Rauch in The New York Times, Justice "confronts us with the concepts that lurk. Rebecca Skloot Author. It has emerged as a most lucid and engaging guide for those who yearn for a more robust and thoughtful public discourse. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

. Justice is lively, thought-provoking, and wise―an essential new addition to the small shelf of books that speak convincingly to the hard questions of our civic life. Farrar Straus Giroux. For michael sandel, justice is not a spectator sport, " The Nation's reviewer of Justice remarked. In his acclaimed book―based on his legendary Harvard course―Sandel offers a rare education in thinking through the complicated issues and controversies we face in public life today.

Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? #ad - Beneath our conflicts. Affirmative action, and shows how a surer grasp of philosophy can help us make sense of politics, same-sex marriage, abortion, morality, physician-assisted suicide, national service, the moral limits of markets―Sandel relates the big questions of political philosophy to the most vexing issues of the day, and our own convictions as well.

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Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers Contemporary Classics

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The Feminist Press at CUNY #ad - In this new edition, barbara ehrenreich and Deirdre English have written an entirely new chapter that delves into the current fascination with and controversies about witches, exposing our fears and fantasies. They build on their classic exposé on the demonization of women healers and the political and economic monopolization of medicine.

Farrar Straus Giroux. Witches, first published by the feminist press in 1973, Midwives, and Nurses, is an essential book about the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunters. As we watch another agonizing attempt to shift the future of healthcare in the United States, we are reminded of the longevity of this crisis, and how firmly entrenched we are in a system that doesn't work.

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers Contemporary Classics #ad - The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Used book in Good Condition. This quick history brings us up-to-date, alternative medicine, exploring today's changing attitudes toward childbirth, and modern-day witches. Rebecca Skloot Author.

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Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

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Duke University Press Books #ad - The stories he tells range widely, stretching from disability stereotypes to weight loss surgery, gender transition to skin lightening creams. It saves lives, manipulates lives, and prioritizes some lives over others. Duke University Press. Used book in Good Condition. At each turn, sexuality, and gender together, Clare weaves race, class, disability, insisting on the nonnegotiable value of body-mind difference.

It provides comfort, makes profits, justifies violence, and promises resolution to body-mind loss. In brilliant imperfection eli clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure—the deeply held belief that body-minds considered broken need to be fixed. Rebecca Skloot Author. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure #ad - Ultimately brilliant imperfection reveals cure to be an ideology grounded in the twin notions of normal and natural, slippery and powerful, necessary and damaging all at the same time. Into this mix, he adds environmental politics, thinking about ecosystem loss and restoration as a way of delving more deeply into cure.

Clare grapples with this knot of contradictions, maintaining that neither an anti-cure politics nor a pro-cure worldview can account for the messy, complex relationships we have with our body-minds. Cure serves many purposes. Farrar Straus Giroux.

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Witches, Midwives and Nurses: A History of Women Healers Glass Mountain Pamphlets

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The Feminist Press at CUNY #ad - Rebecca Skloot Author. The authors conclude that despite efforts to exclude them, the resurgence of women as healers should be a long-range goal of the women’s movement. Used book in Good Condition. Women have always been healers, and medicine has always been an arena of struggle between female practitioners and male professionals.

Used book in Good Condition. Duke University Press. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. This pamphlet explores two important phases in the male takeover of health care: the suppression of witches in medieval Europe and the rise of the male medical profession in the United States. Farrar Straus Giroux.

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Sexual Visions: Images Of Gender In Science And Medicine Between The Eighteenth And Twentieth Centuries Science & Literature

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University of Wisconsin Press #ad - Farrar Straus Giroux. Used book in Good Condition. Duke University Press. Used book in Good Condition. She demonstrates that gender as metaphor has had an exceptionally vigorous life in the history of natural knowledge. Used book in Good Condition. Rebecca Skloot Author. In six interdisciplinary and wide-ranging essays, paintings, Ludmilla Jordanova analyzes scientific and medical representations of gender in advertising, sculpture, wax anatomical models, literature, film, and professional and popular writing about the biological and medical sciences during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction

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University of Chicago Press #ad - This emphasis on thoughtful evaluation has kept Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction a relevant, trusted companion for over sixty years. Tyler also explains that curriculum planning is a continuous, cyclical process, an instrument of education that needs to be fine-tuned. Farrar Straus Giroux. In 1949, a small book had a big impact on education.

In just over one hundred pages, Ralph W. Duke University Press. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Used book in Good Condition. Its four sections focus on setting objectives, organizing instruction, selecting learning experiences, and evaluating progress. Tyler presented the concept that curriculum should be dynamic, a program under constant evaluation and revision.

Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction #ad - And with school districts across the nation working feverishly to align their curriculum with Common Core standards, Tyler's straightforward recommendations are sound and effective tools for educators working to create a curriculum that integrates national objectives with their students' needs. Since then, basic principles of Curriculum and Instruction has been a standard reference for anyone working with curriculum development.

Although not a strict how-to guide, the book shows how educators can critically approach curriculum planning, studying progress and retooling when needed. Used book in Good Condition. Readers will come away with a firm understanding of how to formulate educational objectives and how to analyze and adjust their plans so that students meet the objectives.

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Ishmael:A Novel

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Bantam #ad - One of the most beloved and bestselling novels of spiritual adventure ever published, Ishmael has earned a passionate following among readers and critics alike. In ishmael, which received the turner tomorrow fellowship for the best work of fiction offering positive solutions to global problems, Daniel Quinn parses humanity’s origins and its relationship with nature, inventive, in search of an answer to this challenging question: How can we save the world from ourselves?  Praise for Ishmael “As suspenseful, and socially urgent as any fiction or nonfiction you are likely to read this or any other year.

The austin chronicle “Before we’re halfway through this slim book. Farrar Straus Giroux. Used book in Good Condition. Duke University Press. We want to change our lives. The washington post “arthur koestler, in an essay in which he wondered whether mankind would go the way of the dinosaur, formulated what he called the Dinosaur’s Prayer: ‘Lord, a little more time!’ Ishmael does its bit to answer that prayer and may just possibly have bought us all a little more time.

Ishmael:A Novel #ad - Los angeles Times Rebecca Skloot Author. Used book in Good Condition. We’re in daniel quinn’s grip, we want Ishmael to teach us how to save the planet from ourselves.

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What Is Curriculum Theory? Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

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Routledge #ad - Taylor Francis. This primer for teachers prospective and practicing asks readers to question the historical present and their relation to it, and in so doing, to study, to construct their own understandings of what it means to teach, to become "educated" in the present moment. Used book in Good Condition.

Duke University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Changes in the second edition: introduces pinar’s formulation of allegories-of-the-present ― a concept in which subjectivity, and society become articulated through the teacher’s participation in the complicated conversation that is the curriculum; features a new chapter on Weimar Germany as an allegory of the present; includes new chapters on the future, history, and on the promises and risks of technology.

Ishmael an adventure of the Mind and Spirit. Pinar recasts school reform as school deform in which educational institutions devolve into cram schools preparing for standardized exams, and traces the history of this catastrophe starting in 1950s. Used book in Good Condition. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

What Is Curriculum Theory? Studies in Curriculum Theory Series #ad - Curriculum theory is the scholarly effort – inspired by theory in the humanities, arts and interpretive social sciences – to understand the curriculum, defined here as "complicated conversation. Rather than the formulation of objectives to be evaluated by especially standardized tests, curriculum is communication informed by academic knowledge, and it is characterized by educational experience.

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