Framing Disease Studies in Cultural History

ISBN-10: 0813517575

ISBN-13: 9780813517575

Edition: 1992

Authors: Charles E. Rosenberg, Janet Golden

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Book details

Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 3/1/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Introduction Framing Disease: Illness, Society, and History
Framing Disease
From Bright's Disease to End-Stage Renal Disease
Emergence of Rheumatic Fever in the Nineteenth Century
Parasites and the Germ Theory of Disease
"Definite and Material": Coronary Thrombosis and Cardiologists in the 1920s
Disease as Frame
The Medicalization of Suicide in England: Laymen, Physicians, and Cultural Change, 1500-1870
American Physicians' "Discovery" of Homosexuals, 1880-1900: A New Diagnosis in a Changing Society
From Psychiatric Syndrome to "Communicable" Disease: The Case of Anorexia Nervosa
From Myalgic Encephalitis to Yuppie Flu: A History of Chronic Fatigue Syndromes
Negotiating Disease: The Public Arena
The Illusion of Medical Certainty: Silicosis and the Politics of Industrial Disability, 1930-1960
The Legal Art of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Searching for Reliability
Managing Disease: Institutions as Mediators
Quid pro Quo in Chronic Illness: Tuberculosis in Pennsylvania, 1876-1926
Stories of Epilepsy, 1880-1930
Disease as Social Diagnosis
The Sick Poor and the State: Arthur Newsholme on Poverty, Disease, and Responsibility
Henry E. Sigerist: His Interpretations of the History of Disease and the Future of Medicine
List of Contributors
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