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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 19- Health and Medicine Lecture Notes: 3 Social Causes of Illnesses and Death: a) Human environmental factors (social class, occupation) b) Lifestyle factors (smoking, diet) c) Factors related to public health and health care systems (sewage, safe water, sanitation) Why does Health deteriorate as move down class hierarchy? 1) High stress and inability to cope with it 2) Differences in earliest stages of development that have lifelong consequences ex) if poor circumstances before pregnancy continue on after birth 3) Lack of Knowledge 4) Unequal access to health care 5) Environmental exposure -16 americans: no access to health care and lack adequate coverage. Medicalization of deviance- tendency for medical definitions of deviant behavior to become prevalent over time. Earlier times, labeled evil. Deviants- chastised (criticizediscipline), punished, and otherwise socially controlled by members of clergy, neighbours, family, and justice system. What used to defined as badness is now sickness. 1974- Homosexuality-considered psychiat
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