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Sociological Reflections on the Neurosciences Vol: 13

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30 Jul 2012
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
366 pages - 156 x 234 x 19mm
Advances in Medical Sociology


This volume addresses the need for sociological insight through empirically rich, theoretically innovative chapters that range across methods, traditions and foci in order to cast new light on the place, role and impact of neuroscience.
Introduction: Neuroscience, Identity and Society. 
A Child Surrounds this Brain: The Future of Neurological Difference According to Scientists, Parents and Diagnosed Young Adults. 
Innocent Machines: Asperger's Syndrome and the Neurostructural Self. Narration and Neuroscience: Encountering the Social on the "Last Frontier of Medicine". 
On the Assembly Line: Neuroimaging Production in Clinical Practice. 
A Stone in a Spaghetti Bowl: The Biological and Metaphorical Brain in Neuro-Oncology. 
Is Depression a Brain Disorder? Neuroscience in Mental Health Care.  
"We haven't Sliced Open anyone's Brain yet": Neuroscience, Embodiment and the Governance of Addiction. 
Are we Receptive to Naturalistic Explanatory Models of our Disease Experience? 
Applications of Deep Brain Stimulation to Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and Parkinson's Disease.  
Cognitive Enhancement? Exploring Modafinil use in Social Context.  
Neuroscience and Medicalisation: Sociological Reflections on Memory, Medicine and the Brain. 
Sociology of Neuroscience or Neurosociology?.  
Lost and Found in Translation: Popular Neuroscience in the Emerging Neurodisciplines.  
Field of Dreams: A Social History of Neuroethics. 
Sociological Reflections on the Neurosciences. 
Advances in medical sociology.

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