Sara Shostak

Summary

Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Forgetting and remembering epilepsy: collective memory and the experience of illness
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, United States
    Sociol Health Illn 34:362-78. 2012
  2. pmc Ethical, legal, and social dimensions of epilepsy genetics
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1595-602. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and its consequences: path dependence and the relationships between genetics and medicalization
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    AJS 114:S287-316. 2008
  4. pmc What's at stake? Genetic information from the perspective of people with epilepsy and their family members
    Sara Shostak
    Brandeis University, Department of Sociology, MS 071, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:645-54. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Locating gene-environment interaction: at the intersections of genetics and public health
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2327-42. 2003

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Forgetting and remembering epilepsy: collective memory and the experience of illness
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, United States
    Sociol Health Illn 34:362-78. 2012
    ..Our conclusions, therefore, focus on the ways that the meanings of the past are shaped not only by present events but also by anticipated futures...
  2. pmc Ethical, legal, and social dimensions of epilepsy genetics
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1595-602. 2006
    ..We review the genetic and social dimensions of epilepsy relevant to understanding the complex questions raised by epilepsy genetics...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and its consequences: path dependence and the relationships between genetics and medicalization
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    AJS 114:S287-316. 2008
    ..Path dependence is critical to understanding the lack of consistent fit between genetics and medicalization...
  4. pmc What's at stake? Genetic information from the perspective of people with epilepsy and their family members
    Sara Shostak
    Brandeis University, Department of Sociology, MS 071, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:645-54. 2011
    ..Consideration of the perspectives of people with epilepsy and their family members is critical to understanding the implications of contemporary epilepsy genetic research and testing...
  5. ncbi request reprint Locating gene-environment interaction: at the intersections of genetics and public health
    Sara Shostak
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2327-42. 2003
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