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Lecture 9

Lecture 9

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[ANTC61 - LECTURE 9]
Biomedical Hegemony and Resistance
Biomedical hegemony and resistance
Divination – to give sense of patients conditions
A look at how diviners are
Syncretismpulling different practices together
Sorcery
Poeisisintersect of medical, social and spiritual
Way you use your own story and get faith in yourself
Therapeutic emplotment – physical healing work – see the importance of orienting the patient
within a particular story
Last week
How knowledge is built using our senses
How historically and cross-culturally senses can be elaborated differently – drives different forms
of medical intervention
Dominance of the visual sensein western and eastern
Kuriyama
how different understanding of circulatory systems:Chinese – pulse as naturalistic, tells you about
the state of your organs and gender of your fetus
Byron Goods - important article*
- human beings as bodies and medical cases: training in how to see, speak, write
gross anatomy to microscopic level
- organized knowledge to create a particular languageauthorizes particular roles and gives them power
to intervene (social power of medicine) power developed within an institution – social recognition
- Ontario – have controlled acts – have potential for harm
- institutional structure (not pt. Of hierarchy)to customize how power and roles should be balanced –
need to be managed|
- way people are shaped
Allen Young
- ideology
- institutional ideology shapes PTSD – how patients experience and B role into an explanatory model
in an institute
Youngmedical discourse (PTSD) means statements in scholarly workscreating it based on written
works, medical historiesdiscourse of written languagePTSD first created!
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[ANTC61 - LECTURE 9]
Biomedical Hegemony and Resistance
- how knowledge discourse is produced into ideology and has consequences in people and institutions
(guides peoples B|
- not denying the suffering of the war veterans
- PTSD new category, didnt exist in the 60s – how did it come about?
Ideology of PTSD does 3 things
- convince people to do thing, they wouldnt have done
- subverts/devalues rival ideas
- serves potent interest (funding to make the institute possible and may effect result)
- even scientific research is situated in the context of people with grains of power
Ritual and performative effects of words
- success measured in statements
- Yung says learning to speak in a new vocabulary
Naive model of science, experiment, results, accepted and is knowledge
- cultural, social, political factors that shape knowledge
- how is medical knowledge stabilized? Transmitted?
How does biomedicine impact other medical systems?
how do different medical systems interact (THEME OF THIS WEEKS READING!)
- different forms of communication – education, books, legal and professional organizations
h ow different forc e s intera c t to cre a te presti ge in the medic al system
most p o werful an d prestigio u s medicine is Biomedicine
hegemo ny social and cult ural d o minanc e of a p articular disco u rse se e n as n atural, n orm
o bvio u s make different ide a s se e m stran g e and wro n g n aturaliz e d ide a s that g et reinforc
com m o n sense ” n atural way of looking at the world
- h ow c ertain disco urses g ain d o minanc e an d o thers d o nt
- Marxist disco urse why to su blagated p eo ple co n ti nu e to su p p ort systems that arent h ege
Marx an d Engles eventually critic al mas s o c c urs and workers will revolt
- h egemo n y an ide a d escribed as a d elusion of system serving yo ur interest
medic al h egemo ny -
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[ANTC61 - LECTURE 9] Biomedical Hegemony and Resistance Biomedical hegemony and resistance Divination to give sense of patients conditions A look at how diviners are Syncretism pulling different practices together Sorcery Poeisis intersect of medical, social and spiritual Way you use your own story and get faith in yourself Therapeutic emplotment physical healing work see the importance of orienting the patient within a particular story Last week How knowledge is built using our senses How historically and cross-culturally senses can be elaborated differently drives different forms of medical intervention Dominance of the visual sense in western and eastern Kuriyama how different understanding of circulatory systems:Chinese pulse as naturalistic, tells you about the state of your organs and gender of your fetus Byron Goods - important article* - human beings as bodies and medical cases: training in how to see, speak, write gross anatomy to microscopic level - organized knowledge to create a particular language authorizes particular roles and gives them power to intervene (social power of medicine) power developed within an institution social recognition - Ontario have controlled acts have potential for harm - institutional structure (not pt. Of hierarchy) to customize how power and roles should be balanced need to be managed - way people are shaped Allen Young - ideology - institutional ideology shapes PTSD how patients experience and B role into an explanatory model in an institute Young medical discourse (PTSD) means statements in scholarly works creating it based on written works, medical histories discourse of written language PTSD first created! 1 www.notesolution.com
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