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Name: The Social Construction of Health
ID: m42927
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define the term medical sociology
  • Understand the difference between the cultural meaning of illness, the social construction of illness, and the social construction of medical knowledge
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Contested illnesses, Medical sociology, Stigmatized illnesses
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 30, 2012 9:24 am -0600
Last revision to module: May 18, 2012 2:48 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.4 Jul 29, 2013 3:09 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
Dead link fixed.

Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 11:27 am -0500 by Sociology Cap
Changes:
Changed links for "Further Research".

Version: 1.2 May 18, 2012 2:48 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 2:26 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
Created module

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