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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 ...
School-baiting did save the institutional enterprise when crisis last hit in
education. The same strategy could now save the medical system and keep it
essentially as it is. Quite suddenly in the 1970s the schools lost their status as
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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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The Imperative of Health: Public Health and the Regulated Body
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