SELECTED MEDIA COVERAGE OF 'PAIN: A POLITICAL HISTORY'
Author discusses pain theory in politics and how it plays out in criminal justice and policy. Also how pain can explain the liberal and conservative divide.
EXPLORING THE POLITICS OF PAIN, WAILOO INTERVIEW WITH STEVE KRASKE
Professor Keith Wailoo talks about the politicization of treating pain in the U.S. since the 1950s.
- Troy Duster, Chronicle of Higher Education Review, October 2014
- Warwick Anderson, Science, September 2014
- Rebecca O'Brien, The Atlantic, August 2014
(audio podcast interview with Rose Huber) - April 2014
"The debates that we have today about Obamacare, the role of government in relieving people's distress or the role of government in creating dependency—these debates go far back to the origins of American society."
- Sam Baker, The National Journal, July 2014
(interview with Melanie Thernstrom), by Amelia Thomson-Deveaux - American Prospect, April 2014
"It would be valuable for politicians, policy-makers, and people living in pain to understand the political battles that often make relief so hard to find."