The Body Multiple-CL

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Januar 2003



An ethnography of the way arterosclerosis is performed on patients by medical professionals at a Dutch hospital. The main text is supplemented by a meta-commentary regarding the theoretical issues posed by ethnographic study.


Doing Disease; Different Atherosclerosis; Coordination; Distribution; Inclusion; Doing Theory


Annemarie Mol is Socrates Professor of Political Theory at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. She is coeditor of "Differences in Medicine: Unraveling Practices, Techniques, and Bodies "and "Complexities: Social Studies of Knowledge Practices, " both published by Duke University Press.


"[R]emarkable... [Mol's] new book is brilliant, wonderfully polyglot, insightful, humorous, and bold, almost but not quite to the point of outrageous... [H]er refreshing new book is an original 'object'-a creation that deserves a prominent place as a cornerstone in the canon of medical epistemology."--Jacalyn Duffin, Journal of History of Medicine and Allied Sciences "The Body Multiple is my nominee for defining medical sociology in the 21st century... [E]ngaging... Awards committees should take notice of this major contribution."--Arthur W. Frank, American Journal of Sociology Also reviewed in Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. Listed in CHE, Journal of the History of Idea, JHPPL, and Journal of the History of Ideas. Reviewed in Dutch in Krisis.
EAN: 9780822329022
ISBN: 0822329026
Untertitel: 'Science and Cultural Theory'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 216 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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