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He gets nowhere without transportation or education; his environment has made
it impossible for him to walk, to learn, and to feel in control of his body. To take a
drug, no matter which and for what reason — is a last chance to assert control ...
The human body was part of an irreparably impaired universe, and the sentient
soul of man postulated by Aristotle was fully coextensive with his body. In this
scheme there was no need to distinguish between the sense and the experience
Women's liberation has highlighted the key role that the control over one's body
plays in health care.26 A few slum communities have assumed responsibility for
basic health care and have tried to unhook their members from dependence on ...
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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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