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SOC2101 - Normality lecture

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC2101
Professor
Ariel Fuenzalida
Semester
Fall

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SOC2101NormalityThursday September 12th 2013traditionally the practice of biomedicine has been based on mythologycausality and deciency approachfocuses on variance disease and treatmentall based on the idea that treatment is some type of activity that attempts to bring the diseased body up to a level of normalitywhat is normalityconcept of normality is a social concept not a physiological onenormality doesnt just include physical aspects also behavioural onesconcept of normal is a relatively recent mid 19th century rise of statistical procedures measurements in populations things attempted to be mapped and collectedinitiating the concept of a normal curvemathematical equations being thrown on the populationwhen the curve is changed and there are outliers the idea of abnormal risesthere are power struggles involved in our denitions of what is normalgovernment and professional organizations have procedures and guidelines to bring individuals and populations back into the normnew atrisk categorythere is nothing wrong with you right now however you are at risk to have so
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