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Medicine as Culture: Illness, Disease and the Body in Western Societies

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Deborah Lupton provides a broad overview of the way medicine is experienced, perceived and socially constructed in western societies. She cogently links the different theoretical perspectives informing scholarship and research directed towards understanding the socio-cultural dimensions of medicine, illness and the body at the end of the twentieth century. Key topics examined include: socio-theoretical and feminist perspectives of medicine; cultural representations of illness and disease; the language and visual ...

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Medicine as Culture: Illness, Disease and the Body in Western Societies
2003, Sage Publications (CA)

ISBN-13: 9780761940302

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Medicine as Culture: Illness, Disease and the Body in Western Societies
1994, Sage Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780803989252

Trade paperback

Medicine as Culture: Illness, Disease and the Body in Western Societies
1994, Sage Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780803989245

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