april 3 ch 19

april 3 ch 19 - 4rth test covers 3 chapters Bring Teddy...

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4rth test covers 3 chapters Bring Teddy Bear Will have questions from the movie Test will be on Ch 14, Ch 19, & 16 April 10 th Chapter 19: Sociology and the study of Medicine and Health Medicine in the U.S. is a profession, bureaucracy, and big business. Sociologist study how it is influenced by self regulation, the bureaucratic structure and profit motive. They also study how illness and health care are much more than biological matter; medicine is related to cultural beliefs, lifestyles, and social class; health and illness are defined by culture. There are three components of health; physical, mental, and social, and (spiritual) Functionalist Perspective - If society is to function its people need to be healthy enough to perform their roles Talcott Parsons - sick role a social role that states you are: 1. not responsible for being sick 2. you are exempt from normal responsibilities 3. you don’t like the role 4. and you will seek competent help so you can return to your routines - it is often based on social considerations as opposed to physical - parents and physicians are the primary gatekeepers to the sick
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