The Social Transformation of American Medicine

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Paul Starr is Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and its Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs. He is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Social Transformation of American Medicine and The Creation of the Media. Starr is the co-founder and editor of The American Prospect. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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"The definitive social history of the medical profession in America....A monumental achievement."―New York Times Book Review

"Superb sociology, superior history--and essential reading for anyone interested in the fate of American medicine."―Newsweek

"The most ambitious and important analysis of American medicine to appear in over a decade.... If you read only one book about American medicine, this is the one you should read."―Ronald Numbers, author of The Creationists: The Evolution of Scientific Creationism

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