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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 27.3 (2002) 529-532

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AIDS Doctors. Voices from the Epidemic: An Oral History. Ronald Bayer and Gerald M. Oppenheimer. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. 320 pp. $27.50 cloth.

Transgender and HIV: Risks, Prevention, and Care. Walter Bockting and Sheila Kirk. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2001. 205 pp. $49.95 cloth; $24.95 paper.

Comparative Studies of Health Care Delivery, Politics, and Policy

Informing Judgment: Case Studies of Health Policy and Research in Six Countries. Daniel M. Fox and Andrew D. Oxman, eds. New York: Milbank Memorial Fund, 2001. 205 pp. $0.00 paper.

The Politics of Health Care Reform: A Comparative Study of National Health Insurance in Britain and Australia. Jennifer DeVoe. Sydney, Australia: School of Health Services Management, University of New South Wales, 2001. 96 pp. $30.00 paper.

Health Care Delivery

Quality in Health Care: Strategic Issues in Health Care Management. Huw T. O. Davies, Manouche Tavakoli, and Mo Malek, eds. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2001. 245 pp. $74.95 cloth.

History and Humanities

Against the Odds: Blacks in the Profession of Medicine in the United States. Wilbur H. Watson. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1999. 209 pp. $34.95 cloth.

Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown. Nayan Shah. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. 398 pp. $50.00 cloth; $19.95 paper.

Say Little, Do Much: Nursing, Nuns, and Hospitals in the Nineteenth Century. Sioban Nelson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. 237 pp. $55.00 cloth.

A War of Nerves: Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Twentieth Century. Ben Shephard. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. 510 pp. $27.95 cloth.

Law and Ethics

Community as Healing: Pragmatist Ethics in Medical Encounters. D. Micah Hester. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001. 118 pp. $45.00 cloth; $16.95 paper.

Ethical Deliberation in Multiprofessional Health Care Teams. Hubert Doucet, Jean-Marc Larouche, and Kenneth R. Melchin, eds. Ottawa, Canada: University of Ottawa Press, 2001. 290 pp. $34.95 paper.

Ethics, Medical Research, and Medicine: Commercialism versus Environmentalism and Social Justice. Andrew Thompson and Norman J. Temple, eds. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic, 2001. 210 pp. $82.00 cloth.

The Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy. Suzanne Holland, Karen Lebacqz and Laurie Zoloth, eds. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2001. 284 pp. $24.95 paper.

Physician-Assisted Suicide: What are the Issues? Loretta M. Kopelman and Kenneth A. DeVille, eds. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer, Academic, 2001. 243 pp. $86.00 cloth.

When Science Offers Salvation: Patient Advocacy and Research Ethics. Rebecca Dresser. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 227 pp. $34.95 cloth.

Medical Anthropology and Sociology

Baby's First Picture: Ultrasound and the Politics of Fetal Subjects. Lisa M. Mitchell. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001. 268 pp. $60.00 cloth; $24.95 paper.

Medical Careers and Feminist Agendas: American, Scandinavian, and Russian Women Physicians. Elianne Riska. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 2001. 179 pp. $39.95 cloth; $19.95 paper.

Medicalizing Ethnicity: The Construction of Latino Identity in a Psychiatric Setting. Vilma Santiago-Irizarry. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2001. 189 pp. $39.95 cloth; $16.95 paper.

Professionalism: The Third Logic. Eliot Freidson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. 258 pp. $50.00 cloth; $20.00 paper.

Politics and Policy

Bleeding the Patient: The Consequences of Corporate Health Care. David Himmelstein and Stefie Woolhandler. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 2001. 238 pp. $16.95 paper.

Coverage Matters: Insurance and Health Care. Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001. 185 pp. $25.00 paper.

The Elusive Quest: Accountability in Hospitals. Carolyn L. Wiener. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 2000. 272 pp. $58.00 cloth; $28.00 paper.

The Fight against Big Tobacco: The Movement, the State, and the Public's Health. Mark Wolfson. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 2001. 286 pp. $49.95 cloth; $24.95 paper.

Managing to Care: Case Management and Service System Reform. Anne E. P. Dill. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 2001. 226 pp. $40.95 cloth; $20.95 paper.

Oxymorons: The Myth of a U.S. Health Care System. J...

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