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3, argues for institutional licensing as a substitute for the licensing of individuals.
Under such a system, medical-care institutions would be licensed by the state
and would then be free to hire and use personnel as each saw fit. This system ...
She will thus be marginally medicalized by two sets of institutions, the one
designed to socialize her among the blind, the other to medicalize her
decrepitude. As more old people become dependent on professional services,
more people are ...
appears to demand further increases in the total health budget.63 Yet the more
people come to depend on care by service institutions, the more difficult it is to
identify equity with equal access and equal benefits.64 Is equity realized when ...
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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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