The Birth Of The Clinic

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135864837
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In this remarkable book Michel Foucault, one of the most influential thinkers of recent times, calls us to look critically at specific historical events in order to uncover new layers of significance.


Author: José Guilherme Merquior
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520060623
Size: 58.59 MB
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Offers a brief profile of the French philosopher, examines his writings on madness, sexuality and power, and discusses the political implications of his work In his meticulous, witty, and elegant book, J.G. Merquior examines Foucault's work ...

Madness And Civilization

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415253857
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This text is a classic of French post-structuralist scholarship and is widely recommended on humanities courses across a variety of disciplines.

Tuskegee S Truths

Author: Susan M. Reverby
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469608723
Size: 18.86 MB
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This edited volume gathers articles, contemporary newspaper accounts, selections from reports and letters, reconsiderations of the study by many of its principal actors, and works of fiction, drama, and poetry to tell the Tuskegee story as ...

The Archaeology Of Knowledge

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307819256
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A summing up of Foucault's own methadological assumptions, this book is also a first step toward a genealogy of the way we live now.

Health And The Rhetoric Of Medicine

Author: Judy Z. Segal
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809328666
Size: 63.61 MB
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" Health and the Rhetoric of Medicine explores problems in health and health care that resist conventional medical solutions. Segal analyzes, for example, the reciprocal persuasions in the physician/patient relationship.

Medicine Rationality And Experience

Author: Byron Good
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521425766
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Professor Good argues that this impoverished perspective neglects many facets of Western medical practice and obscures its kinship with healing in other traditions.

Disability Rhetoric

Author: Jay Timothy Dolmage
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 081565233X
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Disability Rhetoric is the first book to view rhetorical theory and history through the lens of disability studies.

Medical Power And Social Knowledge

Author: Bryan S Turner
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803975996
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The fully revised edition of this successful textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to medical sociology and an assessment of its significance for social theory and the social sciences.