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Biomedicine as Culture

Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life

von
Taylor and Francis,
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Kurzbeschreibung

This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. It brings together leading scholars from cultural anthropology, sociology, history, and science studies to conduct a critical dialogue on the culture(s) of biomedical practice, discussing its epistemic, material, and social implications. The essays look at the ways new biomedical knowledge is constructed within hospitals and academic settings and at how this knowledge changes perceptions, material arrangements, and social relations, not only within clinics and scientific communities, but especially once it is diffused into a broader cultural context.

Details

Titel: Biomedicine as Culture
Aus der Reihe: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

ISBN/EAN: 9781135905750

Seitenzahl: 264
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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