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The dead body, the individual and the limits of medicine
Órla O’Donovan

-liberal policy paradigm in Ireland and the impact of EU intrusion. Comparative European Politics, 13(1): 93–111. Fine Gael / Labour (2011) Towards Recovery: Programme for a National Government 2011–2016. Dublin, Fine Gael, Labour Party. Fleck, L. (2009) Just Caring: Health Care Rationing and Democratic Deliberation. Oxford, Oxford University Press. Foucault, M. (1980) Power/Knowledge. Brighton, Harvester. Houses of the Oireachtas (2013) Joint Committee on Health and Children Report on Organ Donation. Dublin, Houses of the Oireachtas. Illich, I. (2010) Needs. IN: Sachs, W. (ed

in Reframing health and health policy in Ireland
The moron as a diseased entity
Gerald V. O’Brien

use of the metaphor in contemporary European political speeches. It is useful to consider the organism metaphor chronologically, following its progress from efforts to identify the potentially dangerous entities, to the feared penetration, contamination, and spread of the entities within the social body, and ending with the eventual disease, death, and decay of the previous healthy organism because of inadequate methods of prevention. The only way to protect the healthy social body is to isolate the unhealthy, disease-­carrying elements, or to ensure they do not

in Framing the moron
Jane M. Adams

health resorts, while the surrounding countryside offered options for enjoying outdoor activities in the fresh air. Many commentators in the nineteenth century decried the lack of facilities for entertainment and social life at the English spas when compared to those available at their continental rivals. Lack of patronage by the British ruling family was frequently cited as a reason why the upper classes deserted the British resorts and joined the European political elites who gravitated towards a small number of exclusive spas including Carlsbad, Vichy and Bad

in Healing with water