Perspectives in Medical Sociology

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Phil Brown
Waveland Press, 1992 - Social medicine - 641 pages
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Contents

Introduction to the Book
1
Section
103
Section Three
142
Critical Perspectives on the Biomedical Model
153
A Marxist View
166
The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease
178
A New Perspective
190
Section Four
221
Section Eight
415
Concerns about Medical Technology
428
Section Nine
441
Women Physicians in Three Countries
459
The Future of Chiropractic
485
Relations between Patients and Providers
507
FacetoFace Interaction
519
To Listen To Recognize
529

The Patients View
238
Lay Concepts of Illness
254
Narrative Reconstruction
267
The Health Care System
291
The Counterrevolution in Financing Health Care
308
Section
326
The Hospital as Multiple Work Sites
341
Section Seven
353
The Politics of Prevention
368
A Comparison of the United States
388
Section Twelve
537
Who Chooses Who Controls?
549
Social Movements Social Change and Health
559
Gynecological Imperialism and the Politics
576
The People Pull the Strings for a Change
587
Section Fourteen
593
A Speculative History of the SelfHelp
608
Community Response
617
Appendix 2
634
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