American Medicine (PDF)


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The book explores the meaning and politics of competence in modern American medicine through ethnographic studies of three medical communities. It discusses the challenges faced by physicians today, such as new biotechnologies, malpractice suits, and proposed healthcare reform. The book is essential reading for medical professionals, academics, anthropologists, sociologists, and health-care policymakers. It is published by University of California Press in September 2023 and is available in English with ISBN numbers 9780520088962 and 9780520922037.

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