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The distressed body : rethinking illness, imprisonment, and healing / Drew Leder.

Author:
Leder, Drew [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[London: The University of Chicago Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
287 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-278) and index.
Contents:
Illness and treatment: phenomenological investigations -- Rethinking illness: Philoctetes' exile -- Rethinking pain: the paradoxical problem -- Rethinking touch: how then does it heal? --; Rethinking pills: fantasies, realities, possibilities -- Rethinking clinical practice: toward a more materialistic medicine -- Medicine and bioethics: hermeneutical reflections -- Rethinking diagnosis: the many texts of medicine -- Rethinking bioethics: questioning our answers, and our questions -- Rethinking organ transplants: whose body, what body? -- Discarded and recovered bodies: animals and prisoners. Rethinking factory farms: Old McDonald's had a what? -- Rethinking imprisonment: the life-world of the incarcerated -- Rethinking prisons: the enlightened (and endarkened) prison -- Rethinking prisoners and animals: "they're animals" and their animals -- Rethinking humans and/as animals: the art of shape-shifting.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780226396071 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
  • 022639607X (cloth ; alkaline paper)
  • 9780226396101 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
  • 022639610X (paperback ; alkaline paper)
  • (e-book)
LCCN:
2015051193
OCLC:
934795263
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