Illness as a Work of Thought
A Foucauldian Perspective on Psychosomatics
By (author) Monica Greco
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Illness as a Work of Thought by Monica Greco
Book DescriptionIllness as a Work of Thought is a practical application of Foucault's archaeological and genealogical methods of the study of illness and modernity. From medicine and psychiatry to psychology and the social sciences, Monica Greco explores what the history of these different disciplines contributes to what we understand by the term 'psychosomatics' and analyses how the study of psychosomatic illness can transform the way we think of illness, subjectivity and the ethics and politics of health.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415178495
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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