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Hospital Land USA : Sociological Adventures in Medicalization (Paperback) (Wendy Simonds)

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Hospital Land USA is analyzes hospital culture using images, narratives, to walk students through the experience of medicalization. Using a combination of analysis and anecdote, Simonds deconstructs hospital culture in order to compel critical thinking about medicalization.  Simonds illuminates broad cultural in/sensibilities and conventions around health care, mortality, and identity in ways that are intellectually engaging and  useful for understanding and coping with Hospital Land.

Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Wendy Simonds
Language: English
Street Date: October 12, 2016
TCIN: 51688978
UPC: 9780415748087
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-5306
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