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Medical Sociology

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8th
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9780130165572

ISBN10:
0130165573
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Medical Sociology, 10th edition examines the classic and contemporary literature in medical sociology aimed at developing and understanding the most important issues and research questions asked today. The text contains boxes with illustrations of important points and websites thus providing further information about relevant health topics.

Author Biography

William C. Cockerham: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Medical Sociology
1(17)
Defining Health
2(1)
Contrasting Ideas about Health and Social Behavior
3(7)
The Development of Medical Sociology
10(6)
Summary
16(1)
Medical Sociology Internet Sites
16(2)
Epidemiology
18(19)
Epidemiological Measures
19(2)
The Development of Epidemiology
21(3)
The Complexity of Modern Ills: Coronary Heart Disease
24(3)
Disease and Modernization
27(1)
AIDS
28(7)
Summary
35(1)
Epidemiology Internet Sites
35(2)
The Social Demography of Health
37(31)
Age
37(3)
Gender
40(8)
Race
48(9)
Socioeconomic Status
57(8)
Summary
65(1)
Social Demography of Health Internet Sites
65(3)
Social Stress
68(22)
Cooley, Thomas, and Goffman: Symbolic Interaction
69(2)
Durkheim: Functionalism
71(4)
Stress
75(2)
Social Factors and Stress
77(11)
Summary
88(1)
Social Stress Internet Sites
89(1)
Health Behavior and Lifestyles
90(23)
Health Lifestyles
91(16)
Preventive Care
107(4)
Summary
111(1)
Health Behavior and Lifestyles Internet Sites
111(2)
Illness Behavior
113(25)
Self-Care
114(1)
Sociodemographic Variables
115(16)
Recognizing and Coping with Illness Symptoms
131(5)
Summary and Conclusion
136(1)
Illness Behavior Internet Sites
136(2)
Healing Options
138(18)
Osteopaths
138(1)
Alternative Medicine
139(1)
Chiropractors
140(2)
Faith Healers
142(4)
Folk Healers
146(8)
Summary
154(1)
Healing Options Internet Sites
154(2)
The Sick Role
156(23)
Illness as Deviance
156(3)
The Functionalist Approach to Deviance
159(1)
The Sick Role
160(5)
Criticism of the Sick Role
165(6)
Labeling Theory
171(3)
Sickness as Social Deviance?
174(1)
Being Sick and Disabled
175(2)
Summary
177(1)
The Sick Role Internet Sites
178(1)
Doctor-Patient Interaction
179(19)
Models of Interaction
180(3)
Misunderstandings in Communication
183(7)
Cultural Differences in Communication
190(1)
Patient Compliance
191(1)
The Future of Doctor-Patient Relations
192(1)
Doctor-Patient Relations and New Technology
193(2)
The New Genetics
195(1)
Summary
195(1)
Doctor-Patient Interaction Internet Sites
196(2)
Physicians
198(19)
The Professionalization of the Physician
198(7)
The Socialization of the Physician
205(5)
The Power Structure of American Medicine
210(6)
Summary
216(1)
Physicians Internet Sites
216(1)
The Physician in a Changing Society
217(15)
Social Control of Medical Practice
218(3)
Countervailing Power
221(1)
Government Regulation
222(1)
Managed Care
223(2)
The Coming of the Corporation
225(2)
The Changing Physician-Patient Relationship
227(1)
The Deprofessionalism of Physicians
228(1)
The Evolution of the Organization of Medical Practice
229(1)
Summary
230(1)
The Physician in a Changing Society Internet Sites
231(1)
Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, and Midwives
232(19)
Nursing: Past and Present
233(11)
Nursing: Future Trends
244(2)
Physician Assistants
246(1)
Pharmacists
247(1)
Midwives
248(1)
Summary
249(1)
Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, and Midwives Internet Sites
249(2)
Hospitals
251(21)
The Development of the Hospital as a Social Institution
252(3)
Hospitals in the United States
255(2)
The Organization of the Nonprofit Community Hospital
257(6)
The Hospital-Patient Role
263(4)
The Rising Cost of Hospitalization
267(3)
Summary
270(1)
Hospital Internet Sites
270(2)
Health Care Delivery and Social Policy in the United States
272(23)
Rising Costs
272(4)
Equity in Health Services
276(1)
Distribution of Services
277(2)
Overview of Health Care Delivery
279(3)
Social Legislation in Health Care
282(4)
Health Reform
286(4)
Health Care: A Right or a Privilege?
290(3)
Summary and Conclusion
293(1)
Health Care Delivery and Social Policy in the United States Internet Sites
293(2)
Health Care in Developed Countries
295(29)
Socialized Medicine: Canada, Great Britain, and Sweden
301(10)
Decentralized National Health Programs: Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, and France
311(10)
Conclusion
321(1)
Health Care in Developed Countries Internet Sites
322(2)
Health Care in Former Socialist, Socialist, and Developing Countries
324(24)
Socialist Medicine: Alterations in Russia, Poland, Hungary, and China
325(10)
Socialized Medicine: Saudi Arabia and Kenya
335(5)
Decentralized National Health: Mexico
340(2)
Fee-for-Service: South Africa
342(3)
Conclusion
345(1)
Health Care in Former Socialist, Socialist, and Developing Countries Internet Sites
346(2)
References 348(55)
Name Index 403(9)
Subject Index 412


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