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deviance as the special legitimate behavior of officially selected consumers
within an industrial milieu.254 Even if there were something to say for the thesis
that in all societies some people are, so to speak, temporarily put out of service
It implies performance according to a set of control mechanisms: plans, recipes,
rules, and instructions, all of which govern personal behavior.5 To a large extent
culture and health coincide. Each culture gives shape to a unique Gestalt of ...
He claims that 95% of the ethnographic (and also anthropological) literature on
health-enhancing behavior and on the beliefs underlying it deals with curing and
not with the maintenance and expansion of health. For literature on medical ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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