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Introduction: Exploring Intervention in the Social Sciences

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between sociologists and their fields. This relation is strongly shaped by a dual fear that runs through the history of sociology: that of either losing ... More


Explaining Health, Illness, and Society: Theoretical Approaches

V. Sujatha

in Sociology of Health and Medicine: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099130
eISBN:
9780199082995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099130.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The first part of this chapter is about emergence of SOHM and the second part engages in details with four major sociological theories postulating the relations between society, health and medicine. ... More


Introduction

Ann Leahy

in Disability and Ageing: Towards a Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357155
eISBN:
9781447357193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357155.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This Chapter introduces the book, explaining that it is about how older people experience physical or sensory disability. It positions the book’s approach within critical gerontology but engaging ... More


The Burden of Mental Illness

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the roots of psychiatric epidemiology in medical sociology and the emergence of the community survey as its predominant research design, especially in the United States. It also ... More


Disability and Ageing: Towards a Critical Perspective

Ann Leahy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357155
eISBN:
9781447357193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357155.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book explores how older people experience physical or sensory disability, taking a critical approach to gerontology. It also draws on critical disability studies, aspects of medical sociology and ... More


Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book considers the question of how the direct involvement of social scientists in the practices they study can lead to the production of interesting sociological knowledge. It draws together two ... More


Taking Care of Our Own: When Family Caregivers Do Medical Work

Sherry N. Mong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751448
eISBN:
9781501751479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751448.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Mixing personal history, interviewee voices, and academic theory from the fields of care work, the sociology of work, medical sociology, and nursing, this book introduces us to the hidden world of ... More


Situated Standardization and Patient-Centered Care

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the consequences of situated standardization for the relation between standardization and patient-centeredness. In the medical sociological literature, ‘standardization’ and ... More


Being Cognitively Evaluated: Learning to Medicalize Forgetfulness

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter depicts the subjective experience of being cognitively evaluated for Alzheimer’s at specialty clinics, which arguably amounts to a degradation ceremony. Drawing on medical sociology’s ... More


Using Computational Tools to Enhance Comparative Ethnography: Lessons from Scaling Ethnography for Biomedicine

Alissa Bernstein and and Daniel Dohan

in Beyond the Case: The Logics and Practices of Comparative Ethnography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190608484
eISBN:
9780190608521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608484.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

The medical profession has invested untold treasure in quantifying bodily processes, and excellence in the quantified biological sciences has long been the surest route to professional fame. Yet the ... More


Contested Boundaries: Psychiatry, Disease, and Diagnosis

Charles E. Rosenberg

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Since the 19th century, we have come to think of disease in terms of specific entities--entities defined and legitimated in terms of characteristic somatic mechanisms. Since the last third of that ... More


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