SOCI 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Infant Mortality, Mental Disorder, Perinatal Mortality

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29 Mar 2017
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Abstract: many studied that have researched disease fail to see societal structures that may cause disease. Horatio alger: purpose is to keep social conditions in the conversation. Concern that if we do not, they may one day be pushed so far under the rug that we forget what we set out to study in the first place. Find greater, general connections instead of super specific singular connections. Highlight accomplishments of medical sociologists and social epidemiologists. Attempt to understand how people become exposed to individually based risk factors. Poor diet, cholesterol, lack of exercise, high bp. Some social conditions hinder one"s access to resources. Fundamental causes can defy efforts to eliminate their effects when attempts to do so focus solely on the mechanisms that link them to the disease in a particular situation. Evidence linking social conditions and disease: social conditions factors that involve a person"s relationship to other people. Relationships, positions occupied in social structures, etc.

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