Science and medicine
Mangham, A. (2012) Science and medicine. Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 20 (1). pp. 320-333. ISSN 1471-681X
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To link to this article DOI: 10.1093/ywcct/mbs015
This is the first ‘Science and Medicine’ chapter in The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory. It is synchronised with the journal’s other chapters in its reviewing of works published in 2010, while it also reads these works in the broader context of rapidly expanding interdisciplinary areas of research. Scientific and medical vocabularies are (to use a scientific metaphor) cross-pollinating within many areas of scholarship in the humanities, and this current period is bringing many exciting developments. This chapter concentrates on literary studies, while forthcoming chapters will also look more squarely at cultural studies.