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Author Clow, Barbara Natalie, 1959-

Title Negotiating disease [electronic resource] : power and cancer care, 1900-1950 / Barbara Clow.

Imprint Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 237 p.
Series McGill-Queen's/Hannah Institute studies in the history of medicine, health, and society, 1198-4503 ; 12
McGill-Queen's/Hannah Institute studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-232) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Framing a Response to Disease -- 1 Health Begins at Home: Lay Perceptions of Illness, Disease, and Doctors -- 2 The Problem of Cancer: Doctors, Scientists, and the Dread Disease -- 3 The Contours of Legitimate Medicine: Doctors, Alternative Practitioners, and Cancer -- 4 Cancer Patients Take Care: Sufferers, Healers, and Illness Experiences -- 5 Negotiating a Response to Disease: Politics and Cancer -- Conclusion: Authority, Legitimacy, and the Problem of Cancer -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Cancer -- Alternative treatment -- Canada.
Cancer -- Government policy -- Canada.
Medical personnel and patient -- Canada -- History.
Cancer -- Traitement -- Ontario -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0773522107
0773522115 (paper : alk. paper)

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