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dominated by a galaxy of autonomous and often competing health plans that are
sometimes commercial, sometimes provider-sponsored, and sometimes
organized along the lines of group practice. For most citizens all this is
supplemented by ...
In our kind of secular society religious organizations are left with only a small part
of their former ritual healing roles. One devout Catholic might derive intimate
strength from personal prayer, some marginal groups of recent arrivals in Sao ...
"Just as radical political movements turn into organized political parties and lusty
evangelical sects become staid religious denominations," so, I argue here,
people who have started out to materialize dreams of health delivery turn into a ...
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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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