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Tables of Contents for The Sociology of Health and Illness
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
General Introduction
1
4
PART 1 The Social Production of Disease and Illness
5
148
The Social Nature of Disease
5
2
Medical Measures and the Decline of Mortality
7
17
John B. McKinlay
Sonja M. McKinlay
Who Gets Sick? The Unequal Social Distribution of Disease
20
4
Social Class, Susceptibility, and Sickness
24
6
S. Leonard Syme
Lisa F. Berkman
Excess Mortality in Harlem
30
7
Colin McCord
Harold P. Freeman
What Do We Know about Causes of Sex Differences in Mortality? A Review of the Literature
37
13
Ingrid Waldron
A Tale of Two States
50
5
Victor R. Fuchs
Our Sickening Social and Physical Environments
52
3
Black Lung: The Social Production of Disease
55
13
Barbara Ellen Smith
Popular Epidemiology: Community Response to Toxic Waste-Induced Disease
68
8
Phil Brown
Social Relationships and Health
76
9
James S. House
Karl R. Landis
Debra Umberson
Health Inequalities: Relative or Absolute Material Standards?
85
9
Richard Wilkinson
The Social and Cultural Meanings of Illness
91
3
Anorexia Nervosa in Context
94
14
Joan Jacobs Brumberg
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) and the Medical Encounter
108
18
Lesley Cooper
The Experience of Illness
123
3
Uncertainty and the Lives of Persons with AIDS
126
11
Rose Weitz
The Meaning of Medications: Another Look at Compliance
137
12
Peter Conrad
The Remission Society
149
4
Arthur W. Frank
PART 2 The Social Organization of Medical Care
153
230
The Rise and Fall of the Dominance of Medicine
153
3
Professionalization, Monopoly, and the Structure of Medical Practice
156
6
Peter Conrad
Joseph W. Schneider
Notes on the Decline of Midwives and the Rise of Medical Obstetricians
162
13
Richard W. Wertz
Dorothy C. Wertz
Corporatization and the Social Transformation of Doctoring
175
11
John B. McKinlay
John D. Stoeckle
Addendum 2000: The End of the Golden Age of Doctoring
186
3
John B. McKinlay
Lisa D. Marceau
Countervailing Power: The Changing Character of the Medical Profession in the United States
189
9
Donald W. Light
Changing Medical Organization and the Erosion of Trust
198
10
David Mechanic
The Social Organization of Medical Workers
205
3
The US Health Care System
208
9
John Fry
Donald Light
Jonathon Rodnick
Peter Orton
A Caring Dilemma: Womanhood and Nursing in Historical Perspective
217
11
Susan Reverby
AIDS and Its Impact on Medical Work: The Culture and Politics of the Shop Floor
228
14
Charles L. Bosk
Joel E. Frader
Medical Industries
240
2
The Health Care Industry: Where Is It Taking Us?
242
6
Arnold S. Relman
A Marxian Interpretation of the Growth and Development of Coronary Care Technology
248
18
Howard Waitzkin
Financing Medical Care
262
4
A Century of Failure: Health Care Reform in America
266
9
David J. Rothman
Paying for Health Care
275
8
Thomas Bodenheimer
Kevin Grumbach
Doctoring as a Business: Money, Markets, and Managed Care
283
10
Deborah A. Stone
Medicine in Practice
291
2
The Struggle between the Voice of Medicine and the Voice of the Lifeworld
293
12
Elliot G. Mishler
Social Death as Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
305
16
Stefan Timmermans
The Language of Case Presentation
321
19
Renee R. Anspach
Midwives in Transition: The Structure of a Clinical Revolution
340
12
Barbara Katz Rothman
Dilemmas of Medical Technology
349
3
The Misguided Quest for the Artificial Heart
352
7
Barton J. Bernstein
Issues in the Application of High Cost Medical Technology: The Case of Organ Transplantation
359
14
Nancy G. Kutner
A Mirage of Genes
373
10
Peter Conrad
PART 3 Contemporary Critical Debates
383
46
The Relevance of Risk
383
2
The Prevalence of Risk Factors Among Women in the United States
385
9
Robert A. Hahn
Steven M. Teutsch
Adele L. Franks
Man-Huei Chang
Elizabeth E. Lloyd
Risk as Moral Danger: The Social and Political Functions of Risk Discourse in Public Health
394
10
Deborah Lupton
The Medicalization of American Society
402
2
Medicine as an Institution of Social Control
404
10
Irving Kenneth Zola
The Medicalization and Demedicalization of American Society
414
6
Renee C. Fox
Rationing Medical Care
419
1
Rationing Medical Progress: The Way to Affordable Health Care
420
5
Daniel Callahan
The Trouble with Rationing
425
4
Arnold S. Relman
PART 4 Toward Alternatives in Health Care
429
101
Community Initiatives
429
4
Racing for the Cure, Walking Women, and Toxic Touring: Mapping Cultures of Action
433
13
Maren Klawiter
Politicizing Health Care
446
4
John McKnight
Helping Ourselves
450
14
Ann Withorn
Comparative Health Policies
460
4
Comparative Models of ``Health Care'' Systems
464
15
Donald W. Light
Canada's Health Insurance and Ours: The Real Lessons, the Big Choices
479
10
Theodore R. Marmor
Jerry L. Mashaw
Continuity and Change in the British National Health Service
489
16
Jonathon Gabe
Prevention and Society
502
3
Wellness in the Work Place: Potentials and Pitfalls of Work-Site Health Promotion
505
11
Peter Conrad
A Case for Refocussing Upstream: The Political Economy of Illness
516
14
John B. McKinlay
Credits
530
3
Index
533