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‘When Ovaries Retire’: Contrasting Women’s Experiences with Feminist and Medical Models of Menopause
Western biomedical paradigms tend to treat health as the absence of disease and the appropriate functioning of biologic and psychophysiologic processes in the individual. Non-biomedical or layExpand
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Once Upon A Virus
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The Sounds of Silence: Foreknowledge, Miracles, Suppressed Narratives, and Terrorism-What Not Telling Might Tell Us
ABSTRACT Focusing on the recurring theme of foreknowledge, this article explores issues of selfcensorship, narrative suppression, and untellability in rumours and legends that circulated in theExpand
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Once upon a virus : AIDS legends and vernacular risk perception
Contemporary, or "urban," legends express culturally complex attitudes toward health and illness. Notions of who gets AIDS, how and why, indicate broad issues involving health beliefs, needs, care,Expand
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The Stigmatized Vernacular
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The Secularization of Religious Ethnography and Narrative Competence in a Discourse of Faith
A partir de discours prononces par deux femmes de l'Eglise de la Lumiere eternelle et a partir de la conception de la notion de partage dans cette institution, l'A. montre la necessite de ne pasExpand
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Growth Hormone Deficiency in a Patient with Kenny-Caffey Syndrome
The Kenny-Caffey syndrome is characterized by extreme short stature, medullary stenosis of long bones, ophthalmologic abnormalities, and hypocalcemia /1,2/. Both familial and sporadic cases have beenExpand
Guest Editor's Introduction: 9/11.And After: Folklore in Times of Terror
Sometime during the days following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, photographer Erica Uhlenbeck took a photograph of a group of handwritten memorial posters displayed onExpand
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