Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Difference, and Inequality
Edition: 2nd 2005
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Description: 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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 8/30/2005
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|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|