Disability Studies: Illness

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN89030. Code expires June 1, 2022.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE   //    RACE    //    GENDER AND GLBT STUDIES    //    EDUCATION 

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Mediating Alzheimer’s: Cognition and Personhood Mediating Alzheimer’s Cognition and Personhood Scott Selberg 2022 Spring
An exploration of the representational culture of Alzheimer’s disease and how media technologies shape our ideas of cognition and aging
Therapy Tech: The Digital Transformation of Mental Healthcare Therapy Tech The Digital Transformation of Mental Healthcare Emma Bedor Hiland 2021 Fall
A pointed look at the state of tech-based mental healthcare and what we must do to change it
Fix What You Can: Schizophrenia and a Lawmaker's Fight for Her Son Fix What You Can Schizophrenia and a Lawmaker's Fight for Her Son Mindy Greiling 2020 Fall
One mother’s fight to support her son and change a broken system
Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Breathtaking Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Alison Kenner 2018 Fall
People around the world are struggling to breathe. How do we care for asthma across environments that are increasingly unbreathable?
Indirect Action: Schizophrenia, Epilepsy, AIDS, and the Course of Health Activism Indirect Action Schizophrenia, Epilepsy, AIDS, and the Course of Health Activism Lisa Diedrich 2016 Fall
The interconnectedness of illness, thought, and activism prior to the arrival of AIDS in the United States
Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible Testing Fate Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible Shelley Z. Reuter 2016 Fall
An unprecedented look at the racialized history of a “Jewish” disease
Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture Imagining Illness Public Health and Visual Culture David Serlin, Editor 2010 Fall
Analyzing the visual culture of public health from the nineteenth century to the present
The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism Maren Klawiter 2008 Spring
A richly textured analysis of the body politics of breast cancer activism
Medicine by Design: The Architect and the Modern Hospital, 1893–1943 Medicine by Design The Architect and the Modern Hospital, 1893–1943 Annmarie Adams 2007 Fall
Reveals the impact of hospital design on early twentieth-century medicine
Treatments: Language, Politics, and the Culture of Illness Treatments Language, Politics, and the Culture of Illness Lisa Diedrich 2007 Spring
Delving into the controversial relationship between illness and art, philosophy and politics
City of Plagues: Disease, Poverty, and Deviance in San Francisco City of Plagues Disease, Poverty, and Deviance in San Francisco Susan Craddock 2004 Spring
An eye-opening discussion of the ways disease shapes urban society

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