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Medical Talk and Medical Work

Paul Atkinson, Professor Paul Anthony Atkinson - Medicine - 1995 - 176 pages
The development of a sociology of medical knowledge is both assessed and contributed to in Medical Talk and Medical Work. Underlying the analysis is research on the work of ...
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Curing Their Ills: Colonial Power and African Illness

Megan Vaughan - History - 1991 - 224 pages
This is a lively and original book, which treats Western biomedical discourse about illness in Africa as a cultural system that constructed "the African" out of widely varying ...
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Therapy Culture: Cultivating Vulnerability in an Uncertain Age

Frank Füredi - Social Science - 2004 - 245 pages
Therapy Culture explores the powerful influence of therapeutic imperative in Anglo-American societies. In recent decades virtually every sphere of life has become subject to a ...
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Housing and Social Theory

Jim Kemeny - Science - 1992 - 192 pages
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Growing up and growing old: ageing and dependency in the life course

Jennifer Lorna Hockey, Allison James - Social Science - 1993 - 200 pages
Childhood, adolescence, adulthood, old age: the life course of individuals in Western cultures is structured through a series of recognized stages. In this compelling volume ...
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Pressure, Power and Policy: State Autonomy and Policy Networks in Britain ...

Martin John Smith - Political Science - 1993 - 262 pages
Pressure, Power and Policy provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to new developments in pressure group theory. Traditionally, analysis of pressure groups has ...
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Health and Health Care in Britain

Rob Baggott - Medical - 1994 - 314 pages
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