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By Joy Damousi, Birgit Lang, Katie Sutton

The case examine has proved of tolerating curiosity to all Western societies, rather on the subject of questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This quantity interrogates how case experiences were utilized by medical professionals, legal professionals, psychoanalysts, and writers to speak their findings either in the professional circles in their educational disciplines, and past, to wider publics. whilst, it questions how case reviews were taken up by way of more than a few audiences to refute and dispute educational wisdom. As such, this e-book engages with case reports as websites of interdisciplinary negotiation, transnational alternate and impact, exploring the results of forces resembling struggle, migration, and internationalization.

Case reviews and the Dissemination of Knowledge demanding situations the boundaries of disciplinary-based study within the humanities. The situations tested function a way of passage among disciplines, genres, and publics, from legislation to psychoanalysis, and from auto/biography to modernist fiction. Its chapters scrutinize the case learn so one can sharpen figuring out of the genre’s dynamic position within the building and dissemination of data inside and throughout disciplinary, temporal, and nationwide obstacles. In doing so, they place the case on the heart of cultural and social understandings of the emergence of contemporary subjectivities.

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Amy F. Rowland (London: T. d. [c. 1916]), 43. Crile feared that war led to “race deterioration” (Mechanistic View, 41). John G. Bowman, “The Standardization of Hospitals,” Boston Medical and Surgical Journal 177 (1917): 283–85, at 283. Previously president of Iowa State University (1911–14), Bowman moved on to serve as chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh (1921–45). He was once secretary (1907–11) of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, which gave financial support to the hospital standardization movement.

While not an influence on Milgram’s conception of his experimental study, the Eichmann trial and the Milgram experiments soon merged in the public imagination. Anticipating this merger, Milgram’s famous mentor, the social psychologist Gordon W. ”12 However, it is important to note that Milgram was confounded by the first results of his research. Amongst the citizens of the democratic United States (as opposed to Germany), he had expected to find a resilient capacity to resist authority. His initial consternation and accompanying fascination is evident in a letter he wrote to Henry Riecken, the head of Social Sciences at the National Science Foundation, on September 21, 1961, just several weeks after his experiments had begun.

Crile, chief of the US Army’s Base Hospital No. 4 in France, returned dedicated to the systematic reform of patient records along military lines, working relentlessly through the college’s standardization committee. ”45 According to the director of the college, John G. 47 CONCLUSION: ARCHIVED CASES In the clinic, case files shape and monitor work routines, direct and coordinate medical activities, and create alliances between experts. Flexible, transferable unitary records discipline the behavior of those caring for the patient, the multiple authors of the file, training them to think about the sick person as both a singular object, a case to be worked over, and an example of a nosological category, a case of something.

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