Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, and Inequality

ISBN-10: 082233593X

ISBN-13: 9780822335931

Edition: 2nd 2005

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This is the significantly revised and expanded second edition of the bestselling Social Medicine Reader, now divided into three volumes to facilitate use by different audiences with varying interests. Volume 2 focuses on definitions and experiences of difference and disability, the social categories used to predict disease outcomes, and the reasons that some groups have more limited access to healthcare services than others.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 8/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, and Inequality
Defining and Experiencing Difference
Defining the Defective: Eugenics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture in Early 20th-Century America
Extra Chromosomes and Blue Tulips: Medico-familial Interpretations
On Being a Cripple
Tell Me, Tell Me
Finch the Spastic Speaks
Social Factors and Inequality
Introduction to Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues
Unequal Treatment: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know about Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
Beyond Cultural Competence: Applying Humility to Clinical Settings
Coming to Terms with Advanced Breast Cancer: Black Women's Narratives from Eastern North Carolina
Women Get Sicker, but Men Die Quicker
Hormones for Men: Is Male Menopause a Question of Medicine or of Marketing?
The Five Sexes, Revisited
Case Study: Culture Clash Involving Intersex
The Meanings of "Race" in the New Genomics: Implications for Health Disparities Research
White, European, Western, Caucasian, or What? Inappropriate Labeling in Research on Race, Ethnicity, and Health
Racial Profiling in Medical Research
I Am a Racially Profiling Doctor
Social Relationships and Sickness
"Where Crowded Humanity Suffers and Sickens": The Banes Family and Their Neighborhood
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