The Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care: A Critical Approach, 7th Edition
- Rose Weitz
- ISBN-10: 1305583701
- ISBN-13: 9781305583702
- 432 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2013, 2010
- COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
Extremely student friendly and completely up to date, THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH CARE: A CRITICAL APPROACH, 7th Edition delivers a comprehensive, cutting-edge overview that includes both micro- and macro-level topics. The text exposes the sociological and ethical dilemmas of modern health care and challenges students to think analytically, while its unique critical perspective enables readers to question their previously held beliefs about health and illness. Thorough discussions of health and health care emphasize how social forces can prevent or foster illness, affect cultural ideas about illness and disability, structure health care institutions, and affect the lives of health care workers. Race, class, gender, and disability issues are highlighted throughout the text; the book also summarizes the social causes of health and illness in less developed nations and the diverse ways that nations provide (or don't provide) health care.
Part I: SOCIAL FACTORS AND ILLNESS.
1. The Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care.
2. The Social Sources of Modern Illness.
3. The Social Distribution of Illness in the United States.
4. Illness and Death in Less Developed Nations.
Part II: THE MEANING AND EXPERIENCE OF ILLNESS.
5. The Social Meanings of Illness.
6. The Experience of Disability, Chronic Pain, and Chronic Illness.
7. The Sociology of Mental Illness.
Part III: HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS, SETTINGS, AND TECHNOLOGIES.
8. Health Care in the United States.
9. Health Care around the Globe.
10. Health Care Settings and Technologies.
Part IV: HEALTH CARE, HEALTH RESEARCH, AND BIOETHICS.
11. The Profession of Medicine.
12. Other Mainstream and Alternative Health Care Providers.
13. Issues in Bioethics.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
Written by text author Rose Weitz of Arizona State University, these materials help instructors more quickly, easily, and effectively prepare for class with such resources as chapter summaries, suggested readings, suggested documentaries and narrative films, three to five essay questions per chapter, and 20 to 25 multiple-choice questions per chapter.Online PowerPoint® Slides (ISBN-10: 1305675878 | ISBN-13: 9781305675872)
Written by core text author Rose Weitz of Arizona State University, these dynamic slides help instructors quickly and easily prepare lively classroom presentations. The fully customizable slides contain outlines of chapter content, photos and figures from the book, and discussion questions to fully engage students in the lecture.Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access (ISBN-10: 130567281X | ISBN-13: 9781305672819)
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