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Blood SugarRacial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Anthony Ryan Hatch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816696178
eISBN:
9781452954233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The Politics of Metabolism analyses the racial ideas that underpin the metabolic syndrome as a new biomedical construction that aims to transform how contemporary medicine understands and treats ... More

Made to HearCochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children

Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children

Laura Mauldin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697243
eISBN:
9781452954325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697243.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Made to Hear reveals the structure and culture of the systems we have built to make deaf children hear. Based on an ethnographic investigation of families who adopt the cochlear implant (CI) for ... More

Making Life WorkFreedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Jack Levinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Group homes emerged in the United States in the 1970s as a solution to the failure of the large institutions that, for more than a century, segregated and abused people with intellectual and ... More

Multiple AutismsSpectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science

Multiple Autisms: Spectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science

Jennifer S. Singh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698301
eISBN:
9781452953694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698301.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Multiple Autisms investigates the emergence of autism as a genetic disorder and why the search for autism genes became a research priority for private and public funding agencies in the U.S. since ... More

Testing FateTay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Shelley Z. Reuter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Testing Fate looks at the racialized history of Tay-Sachs in the US and UK in its construction as a Jewish disease from the late-nineteenth century through to the present era of geneticization, where ... More

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