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Damaged Goods?: Women Living With Incurable Sexually Transmitted Diseases 1st Edition
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As a medical sociologist, sex educator, and sexual health researcher, Nack has been seen and heard in MTV documentaries, CBS's The Doctors, local and regional newspapers and magazines, and interviewed on a variety of radio programs, including NPR and FOX News Radio shows. She gives talks and workshops to a variety of audiences: e.g., college students, national academic associations, and national youth pastor conferences. Always focused on how academic research can inform real-life solutions to social problems, she addresses a range of topics - including how to have better sex in a world with STDs, the personal and public health implications of mixing morality with medicine, HPV vaccines, pop culture, and youth culture.
In the past, Dr. Nack has directed the University of Colorado's Sexual Health Education Program, been a professor at the University of Maine, and served as a reviewer for top academic journals and the National Science Foundation. Currently she is a tenured Associate Professor of Sociology at California Lutheran University, where she was the founding Director of their Center for Equality and Justice. The lead organizer of Ventura County, CA's annual World AIDS Day events, Nack lives in Thousand Oaks, CA with her daughter and husband. Visit her online at www.adinanack.com.
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I LOVED this. As a college student, it was easy to read and really gave me an insight to STDs and what can happen to a person's body and psyche from them--so important during the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Having read Adina's scholarly literature for my research purposes and her book for my personal experience, I can say with 100% certainty that her work is some of the best I have... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
This reads like a scholarly paper. It's not what I expected. I was hoping for a more human tone. But what I read was very analytical and removed.Published 12 months ago by BookHound
This is a difficult subject that is rarely talked about. I found that I'll recommend this book in the course I'm teaching on Women's Psychology and Sexuality. Well done!Published 16 months ago by Vicky Young
I only made it through Chapter 3 because I couldn't read "white, middle-class graduate student" one more time. Read morePublished 23 months ago by John Inniger
I did not read the book. But I have to say that first off nothing is incurable. Viruses can all be eliminated from the body. Big Pharma does not want you to know this. Read morePublished on July 1, 2013 by NSP
I decided to read Damaged Goods for a book analysis in the author's class. I was not disappointed one bit! Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by K. Cashatt
I got very frustrated with this book because there are so many references throughout the whole thing it made it hard to read (for me). Read morePublished on December 27, 2012 by Jenna
I've been a sex educator going on 10 years and I have a lot of experience in HIV/STI transmission and how to move forward after a positive result. Read morePublished on January 22, 2012 by Catherine Toyooka