Health and Hegemony: Preventive Medicine, Immigrants and the Israeli Melting Pot

  title={Health and Hegemony: Preventive Medicine, Immigrants and the Israeli Melting Pot},
  author={Nadav Davidovitch and Shifra Shvarts},
  journal={Israel Studies},
  pages={150 - 179}
IN RECENT DECADES MUCH HISTORICAL research has been published on the core role of public health in the formulation of various social practices. Additional research highlights the ongoing process of medicalization of daily life that has been taking place over the past two centuries-a process in which key events in our lives, from birth to death, have become legitimate subjects for discussion by various medical experts: physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, dietitians, and others… 
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