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Health: Disciplinary or Liberatory?

Against the Grain

patton_rebirth coverHealth care is medical care, right? That might sound logical, but a number of people have challenged that notion head-on. Some have drawn connections between health and political power; others decided that health clinics should do much more than diagnose and treat illness. Jenna Loyd weighs the theoretical insights of Michel Foucault and others; she also points to a time when community health took a radical turn.

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