Limits to Medicine: Medical Nemesis, the Expropriation of Health

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Marion Boyars, 1976 - Hygiene - 294 pages
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Modern discussion about politics, the future, culture, etc. paralyze me. Mass media and the internet facilitate the adoption of easy slogans. Healthcare is a 'right' and we should get as much of it as ... Read full review

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There are a few dry, statistics-heavy sections in the book. But I thought the end of the book, Part IV: The Politics of Health, is the clearest presentation I've read yet of Illich's critique of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
13
The Medicalization of Life
39
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