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Author Herzlich, Claudine.

Title Illness and self in society / Claudine Herzlich and Janine Pierret ; translated by Elborg Forster.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1987]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.4 H582I    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents I. Diseases and their victims: -- The ancien regime of disease: epidemics -- From consumption to tuberculosis -- Registers of memory and forgetting -- The illnesses of modern life; -- II. Reading and interpreting disease: -- From the body horrible to the space of disease -- From causes to meaning; -- III. Identities of the sick: -- Fate or disease without the sick -- The burden of sin: sinners and penitents -- The damaged individual: the flawed body -- From inactivity to the right to illness -- Providers and receivers of care: medicine and the sick -- From self-help to the duty to be healthy -- Conclusion.
Note Translation of: Malades d'hier, malades d'aujourd'hui.
Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 241-261.
Subject Sick -- Psychology -- History.
Sick -- Social conditions.
Health Behavior -- history -- 20th century.
Sick -- Interviews.
Added Author Pierret, Janine.
ISBN 0801832284 alkaline paper
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