Flexible Bodies

Description

Emily Martin traces Americans' changing ideas about health and immunity since the 1940s. She explores the implications of our emphasis on 'flexibility' in contexts from medicine to the corporate world, warning that we may be approaching a new form of social Darwinism.

Details

Author(s)
Emily Martin
Format
Paperback | 352 pages
Dimensions
153.16 x 230.89 x 22.35mm | 521.63g
Publication date
30 Oct 1995
Publisher
Beacon Press
Publication City/Country
Boston, MA, United States
Language
English
Edition
New edition
Edition Statement
New edition
ISBN10
0807046272
ISBN13
9780807046272
Bestsellers rank
859,686