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Medicine and Empire

Steffie Woolhandler, David Himmelstein

Abstract


Howard Waitzkin, Medicine and Public Health at the End of Empire (Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2011), 256 pages, $25, paperback.
For the past three decades Howard Waitzkin has been (along with Vicente Navarro) the leading social medicine theorist in the United States. Medicine and Public Health at the End of Empire provides a superb sampling of Waitzkin’s wide-ranging work, and a readily accessible introduction to the searching insights offered by a Marxist view of medicine.

Keywords


Socialism; Marxism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14452/MR-064-04-2012-08_8

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