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Medical nemesis: The expropriation of health…

Medical nemesis: The expropriation of health (edition 1976)

by Ivan Illich

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"The medical establishment has become a major threat to health." This is the opening statement and basic contention of Ivan Illich's searing social critique. InLimits to Medicine Ivan Illich has enlarged on this theme of disabling social services, schools, and transport, which have become, through over-industrialization, harmful to man. In this radical contribution to social thinking Illich decimates the myth of the magic of the medical profession.… (more)
Title:Medical nemesis: The expropriation of health
Authors:Ivan Illich
Info:Pantheon Books (1976), Edition: First American Edition, Hardcover, 294 pages
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Tags:NON-CIRCULATING, from Hackley Public Library

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Limits to Medicine: Medical Nemesis, the Expropriation of Health by Ivan Illich



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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our time exposes the many ways modern medicine is robbing us of power, money, dignity---even life itself.
  CenterPointMN | Jun 13, 2018 |
In the powerful team with Szasz and Foucault.
  muir | Dec 10, 2007 |
Radical views on medicine, enlightening for those in the profession ( )
  happyanddandy1 | Jan 6, 2007 |
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