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The Resource Better than well : American medicine meets the American dream, Carl Elliott ; with a foreword by Peter D. Kramer

Better than well : American medicine meets the American dream, Carl Elliott ; with a foreword by Peter D. Kramer

Label
Better than well : American medicine meets the American dream
Title
Better than well
Title remainder
American medicine meets the American dream
Statement of responsibility
Carl Elliott ; with a foreword by Peter D. Kramer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An examination of "enhancement technologies" in America considers the pervasiveness of self-improvement drugs and procedures in spite of society's general unease about their use
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
211924
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elliott, Carl
Dewey number
306.4/61/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
RA418.3.U6
LC item number
E455 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
BF 697
NLM item number
E46b 2003
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social medicine
  • Medical innovations
  • National characteristics, American
  • Self Concept
  • Happiness
  • Social Control, Informal
  • Social Medicine
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
American medicine meets the American dream
Label
Better than well : American medicine meets the American dream, Carl Elliott ; with a foreword by Peter D. Kramer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perfect voice -- The true self -- The face behind the mask -- The loneliness of the late-night television watcher -- The identity bazaar -- Three ways to feel homesick -- Pilgrims and strangers -- Resident aliens -- Amputees by choice -- Bringing up baby -- Second acts -- Conclusion: the tyranny of happiness
Control code
2218128
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 357 pages
Isbn
9780393052015
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002015947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm50738254
Label
Better than well : American medicine meets the American dream, Carl Elliott ; with a foreword by Peter D. Kramer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perfect voice -- The true self -- The face behind the mask -- The loneliness of the late-night television watcher -- The identity bazaar -- Three ways to feel homesick -- Pilgrims and strangers -- Resident aliens -- Amputees by choice -- Bringing up baby -- Second acts -- Conclusion: the tyranny of happiness
Control code
2218128
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 357 pages
Isbn
9780393052015
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002015947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm50738254

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