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Author Szasz, Thomas, 1920-2012

Title Pharmacracy : medicine and politics in America / Thomas Szasz.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.1 Sz18p    ---  Available
Description xxiv, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-201) and index.
Contents Introduction : what counts as a disease? -- Medicine : from gnostic healing to empirical science -- Scientific medicine : disease -- Clinical medicine : diagnosis -- Certifying medicine : disability -- Psychiatric medicine : disorder -- Philosophical medicine : critique or ratification? -- Political medicine : the therapeutic state.
Subject Social medicine.
Medical care -- Political aspects.
Medical ethics.
ISBN 0275971961 (alk. paper)

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