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

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Author/Creator:
Clow, Barbara Natalie, 1959-
Publication:
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001.
Series:
McGill-Queen's/Hannah Institute studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 12.
McGill-Queen's/Hannah Institute studies in the history of medicine, health, and society, 1198-4503 ; 12
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 237 p.
Subjects:
Cancer -- Alternative treatment -- Canada.
Cancer -- Government policy -- Canada.
Medical personnel and patient -- Canada -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
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.
Notes:
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-232) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-85942-0
9786612859427
0-7735-6935-9
OCLC:
929120678
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