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Medical Talk and Medical Work

Medical Talk and Medical Work( )
Author: Atkinson, Paul
Publication Date:Aug 1995
Publisher:SAGE Publications, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $200.00
Book Description:

The development of a sociology of medical knowledge is both assessed and contributed to in Medical Talk and Medical Work.

Underlying the analysis is research on the work of haematologists, which offers a rich resource for understanding the complexities and contradictions between physical bodies and social embodiment, medical talk and technical apparatus. Using but moving beyond this specific material, Paul Atkinson demonstrates the strengths and weaknesses of the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Dictionaries & Terminology
Medical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.938 Pounds

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