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become a prime target for political action that aims at an inversion of industrial
society. Only people who have recovered the ability for mutual self-care and have
learned to combine it with dependence on the application of contemporary ...
Expert selection of a few for institutional pampering was a way to use medicine
for the purpose of stabilizing an industrial society:258 it entailed the easily
regulated entitlement of the abnormal to abnormal levels of public funds. Kept
An advanced industrial society is sick-making because it disables people from
coping with their environment and, when they break down, from substituting a "
clinical" prosthesis for the broken relationships. People would rebel against such
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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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