The Problem of Medical Knowledge; Examining the Social Construction of Medicine.
by WRIGHT, Peter; Andrew TREACHER (editors).
Edinburgh:: Edinburgh University Press, 1982., 1982. 8vo. , 232 pp. Index. Wrappers; red ink marginalia throughout. Owner signature on title page, Maulitz. Good. ISBN: 0852244177 Contents: Asthma Attacked? Tactics for Reconstruction of a Disease Concept (John Gabbay); Medicine: Symbol and Ideology (Jean Comaroff); Concerning the Continuity Between the Image of Society and the Image of the Human Body. An Examination of the Work of the English Physician J. C. Lettsom (1746-1815) (Anne Marcovich); Anticontagionism and History's Medical Record (Roger Cooter); The Doctor-Patient relationship 1930-1980 (David Armstrong); The Social Construction of Mental Illness (David Ingleby); Constructing Genetic Diseases (Edward Yoxen); Medical Modes of production (Howard Berliner); How Does Illness Mediate Social Relations? Workmen's Compensation and Medico-Legal Practices, 1890-1940 (Karl Figlio). PROVENANCE: Russell C. Maulitz, M.D. Ph.D. completed his M.D. and Ph.D. (in History of Medicine) at Duke University. He has served on the editorial boards of three major journals in the fields of medical history and technology and society. He is author of four books, monographs and translations, and over fifty articles in the fields of medical history and medical informatics.
(Inventory #: MRM1384)
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