- Sweet blood and social suffering: rethinking cause-effect relationships in diabetes, distress, and duressMelanie 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...
- Structuring an inter-sector research partnership: a negotiated zoneJocelyne 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...
- How medical specialists appraise three controversial health innovations: scientific, clinical and social argumentsPascale Lehoux
Department of Health Administration, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sociol Health Illn 32:123-39. 2010....
- Death, taxes, public opinion, and the Midas touch of Mary Tyler Moore: accounting for promises by politicians to help avert and control diabetesMelanie 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...
- Reconstituting populations through evidence-based medicine: an ethnographic account of recommending procedures for diagnosing type 2 diabetes in clinical practice guidelinesMelanie 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...
- Diabetes portrayals in North American print media: a qualitative and quantitative analysisMelanie 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...
- 'We don't want to manage poverty': community groups politicise food insecurity and charitable food donationsMelanie 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...
- People, other animals and health knowledges: towards a research agendaMelanie 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...