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Rothman, Sheila M.

Overview
Works: 32 works in 131 publications in 1 language and 6,801 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Vital statistics  Statistics‚Ä°vMedical  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Compiler
Classifications: HQ1420, 301.4120973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sheila M Rothman
Woman's proper place : a history of changing ideals and practices, 1870 to the present by Sheila M Rothman( Book )

13 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in the shadow of death : tuberculosis and the social experience of illness in American history by Sheila M Rothman( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheila M. Rothman documents a fascinating story. Each generation had its own special view of the origins, transmission, and therapy for the disease, definitions that reflected not only medical knowledge but views on gender obligations, religious beliefs, and community responsibilities. In general, Rothman points out, tenacity and resolve, not passivity or resignation, marked people's response to illness and to their physicians
The pursuit of perfection : the promise and perils of medical enhancement by Sheila M Rothman( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: What does it mean to live in a time when medical science can not only cure the human body but also reshape it? How should we as individuals and as a society respond to new drugs and genetic technologies? Sheila and David Rothman address these questions with a singular blend of history and analysis, taking us behind the scenes to explain how scientific research, medical practice, drug company policies, and a quest for peak performance combine to exaggerate potential benefits and minimize risks. They present a fascinating and factual story from the rise of estrogen and testosterone use in the 1920s and 1930s to the frenzy around liposuction and growth hormone to the latest research into the genetics of aging. The Rothmans reveal what happens when physicians view patients' unhappiness and dissatisfaction with their bodies-short stature, thunder thighs, aging-as though they were diseases to be treated. The Pursuit of Perfection takes us from the early days of endocrinology (the belief that you are your hormones) to today's frontier of genetic enhancements (the idea that you are your genes). It lays bare the always complicated and sometimes compromised positions of science, medicine, and commerce. This is the book to read before signing on for the latest medical fix
The Willowbrook wars by David J Rothman( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trust is not enough : bringing human rights to medicine by David J Rothman( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the last half-century many international declarations have proclaimed health care to be a fundamental human right. But high aspirations repeatedly confront harsh realities, in societies both rich and poor. To illustrate this disparity, David and Sheila Rothman bring together stories from their investigations around the world into medical abuses. A central theme runs through their account: how the principles of human rights, including bodily integrity, informed consent, and freedom from coercion, should guide physicians and governments in dealing with patients and health care."--Jacket
Sources of the American social tradition by David J Rothman( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On their own; the poor in modern America by David J Rothman( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Family( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Origins of adoption( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Low wages and great sins : two antebellum American views on prostitution and the working girl( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Risks for the single woman in the city( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorce : the first debates( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dangers of education : sexism and the origins of women's colleges( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in prison, 1834-1928( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Congress of Mothers : the first conventions by 1897 - 3, 1899) National Congress of Mothers (1( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maternal mortality in New York City and Philadelphia, 1931-1933( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sources of the American social tradition by David J Rothman( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's hospitals in the progressive era : two investigations of substandard conditions( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eve's daughters : or, Common sense for maid, wife, and mother by Marion Harland( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transactions of the National Council of Women of the United States : assembled in Washington, D.C., February 22 to 25, 1891 by National Council of Women of the United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National Council of Women of the United States was founded in 1888 by Susan B. Anthony at the suggestion of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It was an organization composed of national organizations and affiliated associations all pledged to working for issues concerning women, among them, the right to vote. The organization met triennially at first, later biennially
 
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The pursuit of perfection : the promise and perils of medical enhancement
Alternative Names
Miller, Sheila

Rothman, Sheila

Languages
English (113)

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The pursuit of perfection : the promise and perils of medical enhancementThe Willowbrook warsTrust is not enough : bringing human rights to medicine