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Unformatted text preview: 9-13-10Post modern – Foucault : Society is monitoring what we do. Even our bodies to some extent. Everything we do is over controlled and over monitored. Being free is just an illusion1.the panopticon applied to health care. (The Carte Vitale in France)2.knowledge and power. Conflict Paradigm – Focuses on problems within the health system with special attention to the macro -unequal acess to health care-medical care and the profit motive-what can we learn from a global viewManeuvering for advantage : conflict between interest groups. The problem of political democracy in a capitalism economy.Structural Functionalism -Key Theorists -Hobbes (1588-1679) ; how to avoid the “war of all against all”-Humans are essentially brutish and selfish.-Society emerges to keep these human tendencies in check. Emile Durkheim (France 1800’s)-Social facts – there are 2 parts that make up and coerce people.....
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 314 taught by Professor Mische during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '07
- Social Theory