Melanie Rock

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Sweet blood and social suffering: rethinking cause-effect relationships in diabetes, distress, and duress
    Melanie Rock
    Universite de Montreal, Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, QC, Canada
    Med Anthropol 22:131-74. 2003
  2. pmc Structuring an inter-sector research partnership: a negotiated zone
    Jocelyne Bernier
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Soz Praventivmed 51:335-44. 2006
  3. doi How medical specialists appraise three controversial health innovations: scientific, clinical and social arguments
    Pascale Lehoux
    Department of Health Administration, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:123-39. 2010
  4. ncbi Death, taxes, public opinion, and the Midas touch of Mary Tyler Moore: accounting for promises by politicians to help avert and control diabetes
    Melanie Rock
    Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé Université de Montréal
    Med Anthropol Q 17:200-32. 2003
  5. ncbi Reconstituting populations through evidence-based medicine: an ethnographic account of recommending procedures for diagnosing type 2 diabetes in clinical practice guidelines
    Melanie Rock
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    Health (London) 9:241-66. 2005
  6. pmc Diabetes portrayals in North American print media: a qualitative and quantitative analysis
    Melanie Rock
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Am J Public Health 95:1832-8. 2005
  7. ncbi 'We don't want to manage poverty': community groups politicise food insecurity and charitable food donations
    Melanie Rock
    University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    Promot Educ 13:36-41. 2006
  8. ncbi People, other animals and health knowledges: towards a research agenda
    Melanie Rock
    Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alta, Canada T2N 1N4
    Soc Sci Med 64:1970-6. 2007

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Publications8

  1. ncbi Sweet blood and social suffering: rethinking cause-effect relationships in diabetes, distress, and duress
    Melanie Rock
    Universite de Montreal, Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, QC, Canada
    Med Anthropol 22:131-74. 2003
    ..Yet as recently as 50 years ago, diabetes and associated health problems were rare in these groups. To come to grips with such transformations and disparities is to advance the population health research agenda...
  2. pmc Structuring an inter-sector research partnership: a negotiated zone
    Jocelyne Bernier
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Soz Praventivmed 51:335-44. 2006
    ..To enable a greater appreciation of what these processes entail and also to provide guidance in negotiating the inevitable tensions between parties with different aims and objectives...
  3. doi How medical specialists appraise three controversial health innovations: scientific, clinical and social arguments
    Pascale Lehoux
    Department of Health Administration, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:123-39. 2010
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  4. ncbi Death, taxes, public opinion, and the Midas touch of Mary Tyler Moore: accounting for promises by politicians to help avert and control diabetes
    Melanie Rock
    Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé Université de Montréal
    Med Anthropol Q 17:200-32. 2003
    ..To make sense of these findings, subtle differences between two concepts coined by Michel Foucault, "biopower" and "governmentality," seem significant...
  5. ncbi Reconstituting populations through evidence-based medicine: an ethnographic account of recommending procedures for diagnosing type 2 diabetes in clinical practice guidelines
    Melanie Rock
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    Health (London) 9:241-66. 2005
    ..EBM politics encompass the discursive, socio-technical and visceral reconstitution of populations...
  6. pmc Diabetes portrayals in North American print media: a qualitative and quantitative analysis
    Melanie Rock
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Am J Public Health 95:1832-8. 2005
    ..This study investigated how media coverage has portrayed diabetes as newsworthy...
  7. ncbi 'We don't want to manage poverty': community groups politicise food insecurity and charitable food donations
    Melanie Rock
    University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, Canada
    Promot Educ 13:36-41. 2006
    ..In grappling with a tension between responding to immediate needs for food and addressing the root causes of these needs, community workers have paid attention to public health...
  8. ncbi People, other animals and health knowledges: towards a research agenda
    Melanie Rock
    Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alta, Canada T2N 1N4
    Soc Sci Med 64:1970-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that a more comprehensive and nuanced account of contemporary societies will result from further consideration of the importance of animals for how people understand health...