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Author Daneski, Katharine.

Title A Sociohistory of Cerebrovascular Disease and the Development of Modern Stroke Medicine : a Foucauldian Analysis.

Imprint Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Print version record.
Summary This book examines historiographical accounts of the cerebrovascular condition using a socio-historical approach influenced by the writings of Michel Foucault in an attempt to understand how stroke medicine has emerged in its current form.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Stroke and apoplexy : explorations of the history of medicine -- Socio-historical approaches to the study of health and illness -- Methodology : interpreting and applying Foucault's methods -- Epidemics and nosologies -- Apoplexy and official statistics : the rise of regulation -- New medical technologies : regulation and the emergence of 'stroke medicine' -- Technologies of the self in apoplexy and stroke : risk or consequence? -- 'The mysterious apoplexies and strokes' : challenges and contradictions in stroke medicine.
Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984 (OCoLC)fst01427415
Cerebrovascular disease -- History.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Chemotherapy -- History.
Social medicine.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
Cerebrovascular disease. (OCoLC)fst00851361
Cerebrovascular disease -- Chemotherapy. (OCoLC)fst00851363
Social medicine. (OCoLC)fst01122637
Stroke -- history.
History, Modern 1601-.
Sociology, Medical.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: 9780773436596
ISBN 9780773429482
Standard No. AU@ 000051589992
DEBBG BV043036903
DEBSZ 421311819
DEBSZ 431252580
GBVCP 804145563

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