Hype and Weight

Mark Nichter, Mimi Nichter

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90 Scopus citations


The function of power is not just to reprise and censor. Power is strong because it produces effects at the level of desire and knowledge. Far from preventing knowledge, power produces it. [Foucault 1980: 59].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-284
Number of pages36
JournalMedical anthropology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Anthropology


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