Social sciences

Social sciences

Social Science Research Council

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

An independent nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of social science research and scholarship. Founded in New York City in 1923 as the world’s first national coordinating body of the social sciences, it is today an international resource for interdisciplinary, innovative public social science.

Primary Telephone: 
212-377-2700
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ssrc.org
Fax Number: 
212-377-2727
Street Address: 
One Pierrepont Plaza, 15th Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
300 Cadman Plaza West
City: 
Brooklyn
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
11201
Country: 
USA

Gendered bodies, health practices and perception of risk: a conceptual review of social science and humanities literature

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Pam Wakewich
Lesley Biggs
The NNEWH Body Project
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides bibliographical references on the topic of bodies and gender in social science and humanities literature. The resources touch on topics such as cultural interpretations of the body, medicine and health, violence, race, sexuality, reproductive health, and the mind/body connection. File requires EndNote software.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH GEND.W35 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Third Asia and Pacific conference on the social sciences and medicine

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lynne Hunt, ed.
Publisher: 
Faculty of Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University.
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Perth, Australia

Proceedings, in two volumes, of the Third Asia and Pacific Conference on the Social Sciences and Medicine, which is part of a series of global and regional conferences held under the auspices of the Social Science and Medicine Journal. The papers from this conference represent a range of topics. The subjects covered in Volume One are: Plenary Papers, the Construction of Health Knowledge, Health Policy, Regional Health Studies,Environmental Health, Reproductive Health, and Gender and Health. The subjects covered in Volume Two include: Child and Family Health, Aging and Health, Occupational Health, Mental Health, Drug Use, Health of Indigenous People, Parasitic and Infectious Disease, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.T45 1997
ISBN 0729803643
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