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produce money or what money can buy restricts the range of self-chosen "life."
Not only production but also consumption stresses the scarcity of time, space,
and choice.80 Therefore the prestige of medical staples must sap the cultivation
profit that accrues to those who have obtained control over transportation: the
interest charged by the capitalists who own the tools of production, and the
perquisites claimed by the bureaucrats who monopolize the stock of knowledge
that is ...
Famine will increase until the trend towards capital-intensive food production by
the poor for the rich has been replaced by a new kind of labor-intensive, regional,
rural autonomy. Beyond a certain level of industrial hubris, nemesis must set in, ...
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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
No preview available - 1995