Affiliation: Brandeis University
- Forgetting and remembering epilepsy: collective memory and the experience of illnessSara 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...
- Ethical, legal, and social dimensions of epilepsy geneticsSara 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...
- Sequencing and its consequences: path dependence and the relationships between genetics and medicalizationSara 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...
- What's at stake? Genetic information from the perspective of people with epilepsy and their family membersSara 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...
- Locating gene-environment interaction: at the intersections of genetics and public healthSara 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....