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Medical power and social knowledge

Author: Bryan S Turner; Colin Samson
Publisher: London : Sage, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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`Turner's intelligible and readable style and his broad grasp of social theory and history make this volume an interesting blend of historical particularities and specific cross-national examples. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan S Turner; Colin Samson
ISBN: 0803975996 9780803975996 0803975988 9780803975989
OCLC Number: 638928107
Description: 271 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: INTRODUCTIONMedical SociologyReligion and Medicine From Sin to SicknessPART TWO: CONCEPTS OF DISEASE AND SICKNESSOn Being SickMadness and Psychiatry - Colin SamsonWomen's Complaints Patriarchy and IllnessAging, Dying and DeathPART THREE: SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF MEDICAL POWERProfessions, Knowledge and PowerMedical Bureaucracies The Hospital, the Clinic and Modern SocietyCapitalism, Class and IllnessComparative Health Systems The Globalization of Medical PowerPART FOUR: CONCLUSIONThe Regulation of BodiesRisk Society and the New Regime of DiseaseThe Expanding Field of the Sociology of the Body
Responsibility: Bryan S. Turner, with Colin Samson.

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