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The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader (Wiley Blackwell Readers in Anthropology)


The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader is an engaging survey of the field that brings together provocative, multi-disciplinary scholarship examining the interplay of medical science, clinical practice, consumerism, and the healthcare marketplace.

  • Draws on anthropological, historical, and sociological approaches to explore the social life of pharmaceuticals with special emphasis on their production, circulation, and consumption
  • Covers topics such as the role of drugs in shaping taxonomies of…

The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader

Pub Date : 2015-03-02 | Author : Sergio Sismondo | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118896549
ISBN 13 : 1118896548

The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader is an engaging survey of the field that brings together provocative, multi-disciplinary scholarship examining the interplay of medical science, cl..


Drugs For Life

Pub Date : 2012-09-03 | Author : Joseph Dumit | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822348719
ISBN 13 : 0822348713

Joseph Dumit argues that underlying Americans' burgeoning consumption of prescription drugs and the skyrocketing cost of healthcare is a relatively new perception of ourselves as i..


Judging Addicts

Pub Date : 2012-12-03 | Author : Rebecca Tiger | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780814784068
ISBN 13 : 0814784062

The number of people incarcerated in the U.S. now exceeds 2.3 million, due in part to the increasing criminalization of drug use: over 25% of people incarcerated in jails and priso..



Dorm Room Dealers

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : A. Rafik Mohamed | Publisher : Lynne Rienner Pub

ISBN 10 : 1588266672
ISBN 13 : 9781588266675

Why do affluent, upwardly mobile college students - who have everything to lose and little to gain - choose to sell drugs? Why do law enforcement officers largely overlook drug dea..


Global Assemblages

Pub Date : 2008-04-30 | Author : Aihwa Ong | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9780470695814
ISBN 13 : 0470695811

Provides an exciting approach to some of the most contentious issues in discussions around globalization—bioscientific research, neoliberalism, governance—from the perspective ..


Law And Anthropology

Pub Date : 2004-09-17 | Author : Sally F. Moore | Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN 10 : 1405102284
ISBN 13 : 9781405102285

This Reader offers a remarkable overview of the field of law and anthropology: its development, present, and potential future courses. Edited by a preeminent anthropologist, lawyer..


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