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Medicine as culture : illness, disease and the body in western societies

Author: Deborah Lupton
Publisher: London : Sage Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This edition provides a broad overview of the way medicine is experienced, perceived and socially constructed in Western societies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Lupton
ISBN: 0761940294 9780761940296 0761940308 9780761940302
OCLC Number: 1035017316
Notes: Cover title: Medicine as culture.
Originally published: 1994.
Description: 202 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Theoretical Perspectives on Medicine and Society. The Body in Medicine. Representations of Medicine, Illness and Disease in Elite and Popular Culture. The Lay Perspective on Illness and Disease. Power Relations and the Medical Encounter. Feminisms and Medicine. Conclusion.
Other Titles: Illness, disease and the body in western societies
Responsibility: Deborah Lupton.

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This edition provides a broad overview of the way medicine is experienced, perceived and socially constructed in Western societies.

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