Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture: Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture: Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

by Mari Armstrong-Hough

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ISBN-13: 9781469646695
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 11/12/2018
Series: Studies in Social Medicine
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 186
File size: 11 MB
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Mari Armstrong-Hough is a medical sociologist and epidemiologist at the Yale University School of Public Health.

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There are few books that delve so deeply into the meanings of an illness, and almost none that provide such a penetrating comparative analysis. A significant and timely study on the global construction of an illness." —Peter Conrad, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Brandeis University



Mari Armstrong-Hough's work is an excellent contribution to the field of medical sociology and carries numerous important practical implications for both medical professionals and policy makers." —Kosaku Dairokuno, Meiji University

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