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It must now be understood that what has turned health care into a sick-making
enterprise is the very intensity of an engineering endeavor that has translated
human survival from the performance of organisms into the result of technical ...
Each gives rise to a specific kind of political demand, and all of them become
reinforcements for the dependence of people on medical bureaucracies because
they deal with health care as a form of therapeutic planning and engineering.92 ...
... of deviance, and a new legitimacy for total treatment.97 Medical care, industrial
safety, health education, and psychic reconditioning are all different names for
the human engineering needed to fit populations into engineering systems.
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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 Medicalization of Life
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