SOC100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Bertolt Brecht, Ivan Illich, David Rosenhan

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Based on the view that medical practices and beliefs are intensely social. Sociological factors (e. g. race, ethnicity, gender, etc) will affect your treatment by the medical professions. Application of standard principles and practices of western scientific disciplines in the diagnosis and treatment of symptoms of illness and disease. Attributes medical conditions to single factors treatable with single remedies. Focus is on disease, not a person who is ill (or what might cause the illness) A worker"s speech to a doctor - bertolt brecht 1938. Medical sociologist irving zola (know who he is) People falling through holes of bridge in healthcare system. "people"s health largely depends on the social conditions in which they live and work" "on being sane in insane places" (science, 1973) 8 sane people went to mental hospital and claimed they heard a voice in their head that said thud; immediately admitted into the hospital and despite protests of them being sane, they were not allowed to leave.

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