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Gregory L. Weiss is Professor of Sociology at Roanoke College where he teaches courses on medical sociology, ethics and medicine, Native Americans, and research methods. Weiss is author or co-author of three books and more than three dozen journal articles.
The sociology of health, healing, and illness by Gregory L Weiss 24 March Category: Media Studies Academic. With thorough coverage of inequality in health care access and practice, this leading textbook has been widely acclaimed by teachers as the most accessible of any available. It introduces and integrates recent research in medical sociology and emphasizes the importance of race, class, gender throughout.
Don't have an account? Citing articles via Google Scholar. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. In a series of essays, this volume offers a systematic view of the critical questions that face our understanding of the role of social forces in health, illness and healing. The conflict between medical and lay worlds is prominent. But we do not equate critical analysis vkith one-sided analysis. Issues of health, illness, and healing reside at the intersection of multiple disciplines, including social epidemiology, public health, demography, sociology of knowledge, and science and technology studies.
This new edition leads students through the complexities of the evolving Affordable Care Act. It significantly expands coverage of medical technology, end-of-life issues, and alternative and complementary health care-topics students typically debate in the classroom.
Gregory L. Weiss earned his Ph. Lynne E. Lonnquist also earned her Ph.
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