Annotated Bib: 3
Bird, Chloe E., et al. 2010. Handbook of Medical Sociology. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt
Takeuchi, David T., E. Walton, M.C. Leung. Race, Social Contexts, and Health
Main arguments: The a
Annotated Bib: 2
Brown, Phil. 2008. Perspectives in Medical Sociology. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.
Kotelchuck, David. Worker Health and Safety at the Beginning of a New
Main arguments: Protecting work
Brown, Perspectives in Medical Sociology. 4th edition. Reading 4 Wing, Limits of Epidemiology
Epidemiology: Studying heath and disease in populations.
o Focuses on factors considered in isolation from their context
Nicholas A. Chirstakis and james H. Fowler. 2007. The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social
Network over 32 years NE Journal of Medicine 357:370-379
Presented a study of the connectedness between social networks and obesity.
If a person has a friend that is
Pollan, Michael. 2008. In Defense of Food: an Eaters Manifesto. New York: Penguin Press.
Points of emphasis and important phrases/quotes:
Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. Seems simple, really more complicated.
Changing definition of food used to b