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Against health

Jonathan Metzl

Against health

how health became the new morality

by Jonathan Metzl

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jonathan M. Metzl and Anna Kirkland
SeriesBiopolitics, medicine, technoscience, and health in the 21st century
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA418 .A53 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24523900M
ISBN 109780814795927, 9780814795934, 9780814761106
LC Control Number2010018812

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Metzl is the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University. His books include The Protest Psychosis, Prozac on the Couch, Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality and, most recently, Dying of Whiteness: How the /5(4).

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This is sure to become the landmark work on the topic.' Shuichi Furuya, Professor of International Law, Waseda University, Tokyo and Member of the UN Human Rights. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. To be against health is to be critical of the myths and lies concerning our health that are circulated by the media and paid for by large industries.

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