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26 Pharmacists, for instance, will not be condemned for poisoning their clients.
See Earl R. Quinney, "Occupational Structure and Criminal Behavior:
Prescription Violation by Retail Pharmacists," Social Problems 11 (1963): 179-85.
27 Howard ...
Living in a society that values anesthesia, both doctors arid their potential clients
are retrained to smother pain's intrinsic question mark. The question raised by
intimately experienced pain is transformed into a vague anxiety that can be ...
Their primary responsibility is to science in the abstract or, in a nebulous way, to
their profession.89 Their personal responsibility for the particular client has been
resorbed into a vague sense of power extending over all tasks and clients of all ...
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The Medicalization of Life
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The Imperative of Health: Public Health and the Regulated Body
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