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Hospital land USA : sociological adventures in medicalization / Wendy Simonds.

Author:
Simonds, Wendy, 1962- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
xiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-237, 239, 243-254), filmographies (pages 230-232, 237-241) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Collaborating with the dead -- Chet goes to chemo: the semiotics and sadism of the medical industrial complex -- More adventures in Hospital Land: an alternative medical history -- Sick stories: medicalized media, collective cultural anxieties, and therapeutic voyeurism -- Conclusion: Instead of a happy ending.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Hospital land United States of America
ISBN:
  • 9780415748070 ((hardcover))
  • 0415748070 ((hardcover))
  • 9780415748087 ((pbk.))
  • 0415748089 ((pbk.))
  • ((ebk))
LCCN:
2016017413
OCLC:
965532767
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