Five Bodies: The Human Shape of Modern Society
Argues that we have lost a human perspective on medicine, politics, economy, and the social sciences, and suggests a new approach to making our understanding of the world more humane and less abstract
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introduction Our Two Bodies
chapter three The Body Politic
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