List of Contributors.
Capitalism is making us sick: poverty, illness and the SARS crisis in Toronto.
False perceptions and falciparum.
Policy, polity, and the HIV crisis in emerging economies: India and Russia compared.
The concept of emerging infectious disease revisited.
Sounding a public health alarm: producing West Nile virus as a newly emerging infectious disease epidemic.
Emerging and concentrated HIV/AIDS epidemics and windows of opportunity: prevention and policy pitfalls.
The social politics of pandemic influenzas: the question of (permeable) international, inter-species, and interpersonal boundaries.
The poetics of American circumcision on the margins of medical necessity.
Of rebels, conformists, and innovators: applying Merton's typology to explore an effective home care policy for the emerging Alzheimer's epidemic.
‘Promoted by Hong Tao, the Chlamydia Hypothesis Had Become Well Established...': Understanding the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Epedemic - But Which One?.
The rhetoric of science and statistics in claims of an autism epidemic.
Bipolar disorder and the medicalization of mood: an epidemics of diagnosis?.
What epidemic? The social construction of bipolar epidemics.
The depression epidemic: how shifting definitions and industry practices shape perceptions of depression prevalence in the United States.
Biomedicalizing mental illness: The case of attention deficit disorder.
Contagious youth: deviance and the management of youth sociality.
A social change model of the obesity epidemic.
Who says obesity is an epidemic? How excess weight became an American health crisis.
“Who are you calling ‘fat’?”: the social construction of the obesity epidemic.
Advances in medical sociology.
Understanding Emerging Epidemics: Social and Political Approaches.