9780822335931

The Social Medicine Reader: Social And Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, And Inequality

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    9780822335931

  • ISBN10:

    082233593X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-08-01
  • Publisher: DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Summary

Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, and Inequality is the second of three volumes in the second edition of The Social Medicine Reader, a provocative and engaging survey of the challenging issues facing today's health care providers, patients, and caregivers.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition vii
Introduction 1(3)
Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, and Inequality
4(25)
Sue E. Estroff
Gail E. Henderson
Part I Defining and Experiencing Difference
Defining the Defective: Eugenics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture in Early 20th-Century America
29(21)
Martin S. Pernick
Extra Chromosomes and Blue Tulips: Medico-familial Interpretations
50(20)
Rayna Rapp
On Being a Cripple
70(12)
Nancy Mairs
Tell Me, Tell Me
82(7)
Irving Kenneth Zola
Finch the Spastic Speaks
89(16)
Gordon Weaver
Part II Social Factors and Inequality
Introduction to Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues
105(18)
Paul Farmer
Unequal Treatment: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know about Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
123(10)
Brian D. Smedley
Adrienne Y. Stith
Alan R. Nelson
Beyond Cultural Competence: Applying Humility to Clinical Settings
133(4)
Linda M. Hunt
Coming to Terms with Advanced Breast Cancer: Black Women's Narratives from Eastern North Carolina
137(27)
Holly F. Mathews
Donald R. Lannin
James P. Mitchell
Women Get Sicker, but Men Die Quicker
164(27)
Judith Lorber
Hormones for Men: Is Male Menopause a Question of Medicine or of Marketing?
191(11)
Jerome Groopman
The Five Sexes, Revisited
202(9)
Anne Fausto-Sterling
Case Study: Culture Clash Involving Intersex
211(7)
David Diamond
Sharon Sytsma
Alice Dreger
Bruce Wilson
The Meanings of ``Race'' in the New Genomics: Implications for Health Disparities Research
218(34)
Sandra Soo-Jin Lee
Joanna Mountain
Barbara A. Koenig
White, European, Western, Caucasian, or What? Inappropriate Labeling in Research on Race, Ethnicity, and Health
252(11)
Raj Bhopal
Liam Donaldson
Racial Profiling in Medical Research
263(5)
Robert S. Schwartz
I Am a Racially Profiling Doctor
268(9)
Sally L. Satel
Part III Social Relationships and Sickness
``Where Crowded Humanity Suffers and Sickens'': The Banes Family and Their Neighborhood
277(16)
Laurie K. Abraham
First-Person Account: Schizophrenia through a Sister's Eyes---The Burden of Invisible Baggage
293(6)
Ami S. Brodoff
The Loneliness of the Long-Term Care Giver
299(8)
Carol Levine
What Do Children Owe Elderly Parents?
307(14)
Daniel Callahan
Index to Authors 321(1)
About the Editors 322

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