Social and Cultural Lives of Immune Systems (Theory and by James M. Wilce Jr. PDF

By James M. Wilce Jr.

Social and Cultural Lives of Immune Systems introduces a provocative new speculation in medico-social thought - the idea that immunity and disorder are partially socially constituted. It argues that immune platforms functionality not only as organic entities but in addition as symbolic innovations charged with political importance. Bridging components of psychology, sociology, physique idea, immunology and scientific anthropology, twelve papers from prime students clarify many of the health-hazards of emotional and social strain, when analysing the semiotic and social responses to the imagery of immunity.

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