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in our awareness the social situation in which those who suffer find themselves.
The character of the society shapes to some degree the personality of those who
suffer and thus determines the way they experience their own physical aches ...
The personal performance of suffering escapes such experimental control and is
therefore neglected in most experiments that are conducted on pain.26 Animals
are usually used to test the "pain-killing" effects of pharmacological or surgical ...
The duty to suffer in their guise distracts attention from otherwise all-absorbing
sensation and challenges the sufferer to bear torture with dignity. The cultural
setting not only provides the grammar and technique, the myths and examples
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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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