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The Normal and the Abnormal Historical and Conceptual Perspectives on Norms and Normativity

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The essays engage with the concepts of the normal and the abnormal from the perspectives of a variety of academic disciplines – ranging from art history to social history of medicine, literature, and science studies to sociology and cultural anthropology. The contributors use as their conceptual anchors the works of moral and political philosophers such as Canguilhem, Foucault and Hacking, as well as the ideas put forward by sociologists including Durkheim and Illich.

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Ernst, Waltraud (2006) The Normal and the Abnormal Historical and Conceptual Perspectives on Norms and Normativity In, Ernst, Waltraud (eds.) Histories of the Normal and the Abnormal: Social and cultural histories of norms and normativity. London, UK; New York, USA, Routledge pp. 1-25. (Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine).

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Published date: September 2006

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Local EPrints ID: 40910
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/40910
ISBN: 041536843X
PURE UUID: 80068d1a-f3c8-4c8e-abf4-cacdd26d0dc7

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Date deposited: 12 Jul 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:33

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Author: Waltraud Ernst
Editor: Waltraud Ernst

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