Medicine as Culture: Illness, Disease and the Body in Western Societies
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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 exami...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 11th 1994 by Sage Publications (CA)
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