New Books in Medicine

Interviews with Scholars of Medicine about their New Book

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Owen Whooley, "On the Heels of Ignorance: Psychiatry and the Politics of Not Knowing" (U Chicago Press, 2019)


Whooley’s book is no anti-psychiatric screed; instead, he reveals a field that has muddled through periodic reinventions and conflicting agendas of curiosity, compassion, and professional striving.


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episode 46: Matt Cook, "Sleight of Mind: 75 Ingenious Paradoxes in Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy" (MIT Press, 2020)


According to Cook, a paradox paradox is a sophisticated kind of magic trick...


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episode 131: Baptiste Brossard, "Why do We Hurt Ourselves? Understanding Self-Harm in Social Life" (Indiana UP, 2018)


Why does an estimated 5% of the general population intentionally and repeatedly hurt themselves?


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episode 84: Melissa Kravetz, "Women Doctors in Weimar and Nazi Germany: Maternalism, Eugenics and Professional Identity" (U Toronto Press, 2019)


Kravetz examines how German women physicians gained a foothold in the medical profession during the Weimar and Nazi periods,..


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episode 156: Travis Bell et al., "CTE, Media, and the NFL: Framing a Public Health Crisis as a Football Epidemic" (Lexington, 2019)


In "CTE, Media, and the NFL," Bell, Applequist and Dotson-Pierson use media theory to unpack reporting on CTE.


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episode 127: Tania Jenkins, "Doctors’ Orders: The Making of Status Hierarchies in an Elite Profession" (Columbia UP, 2020)


Jenkins engages readers in readers in a ethnography where she spent years observing and interviewing American, international, and osteopathic medical residents in two hospitals...


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episode 91: Sandro Galea, "Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health" (Oxford UP, 2019)


Galea examines what Americans miss when they fixate on healthcare: health...


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episode 99: Sarah Fawn Montgomery, "Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir" (Mad Creek Books, 2018)


If you live in America, chances are good you’ve heard the term “mental health crisis” bandied about in the media...


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