American Medicine as Culture (Hardcover)

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This book situates biomedicine within American culture and argues that the very organization and practice of medicine are themselves cultural. It demonstrates the symbolic construction of clinical reality within American biomedicine and shows how biomedicine never leaves the realm of the personal.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367003197
ISBN-10: 0367003198
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 7th, 2019
Pages: 304
Language: English