Time on the Context of Health and Illness: The Medical Control of the Body

Friday, July 18, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: 304
RC15 Sociology of Health (host committee)
RC54 The Body in the Social Sciences

Language: French and English

Session Organizer:
Bianca Maria PIRANI, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Social Historical Context Of Health and Illnesses Attributions In West- African Countries: A Comparative Analysis (Oral Presentation)
Olayemi Jacob OGUNNIYI, University of South Africa, South Africa; Akinola George DOSUNMU, Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria

Changes in the Health System of the B'laan Indigenous Community– Its Factors and Effects (Oral Presentation)
Klein FERNANDEZ, Centre for Health Stewardship, Australian National University, Australia

Child Bearing and Good Mothering: The Case of Turkey (Oral Presentation)
Zuhal Yonca ODABAS, PhD, Turkey; Huseyin ODABAS, Mr, Turkey

The Meanings of Childhood Mental Health Problems and Children Behaviour: A Comparative Study Between Brazil (Santos) and France (Paris 19ème) (Oral Presentation)
Eunice NAKAMURA, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo/Unifesp - CNPq - Brazil, Brazil

Knowing the Body and Embodying Knowledge - the Practice of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Oral Presentation)
Nicola GALE, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Hormone Decline and Aging: Sociology of a Medical Promise (Distributed Paper)

Taking Medicines: Expanding Routines, Disruption and Management in Daily Life (Distributed Paper)
Jacqueline TUDBALL, La Trobe University, Australia; Kath RYAN, La Trobe University, Australia; Lorraine SMITH, University of Sydney, Australia; Margaret WILLIAMSON, NPS MedicineWise, Australia