Health, Medicine, Society by M. SokolowskaHealth, Medicine, Society by M. Sokolowska

Health, Medicine, Society

byM. SokolowskaEditorJacek Holówka, A. Ostrowska

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This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the International Conference on the Sociology of Medicine, held between August 20th and 25th, 1973 in Warsaw (Jablonna). * The Conference was organized by the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in collaboration with the Research Committee on the Sociology of Medicine of the Inter­ national Sociological Association. The participants included medical sociologists from the United States, and from the countries of Western and Eastern Europe, including a delegation ,of general sociologists and physicians and also a group of young medical sociologists from Poland. Dr. Leo Kaprio, Director of the Regional Office for Europe of the Wodd Health Organization, together with a member of his staff, was also present. The Conference was opened by the Deputy Minister of Health and Social Welfare of the Polish People's Republic, Dr. Ryszard Brzozowski. The first Chairman was Prof. Jan Szczepanski, Vice­ President of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology. The first speech was delivered by Prof. Jivko Oshavkov from Bulgaria, then Vice-Chairman of the International Sociological Association. The Conference had several objectives which, we believe, were suc­ cessfully achieved. It was intended first to provide an occasion to bring participants of East and West together, and give them a chance to exchange information on the state of medical sociology in different countries.
Title:Health, Medicine, SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:527 pagesPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

The Development of the Sociology of Medicine in Poland.- I. Health in Society.- Health and Social Planning.- The Influence of the Legalization of Abortion on the Demographic Reproduction in Poland 1956-72.- Health and Disability in a Total Population.- Immigration and Mental Health.- Professional and Lay Attitudes toward Mental Illness and Mental Patients.- Social Differentiation of Medical Behaviour among Warsaw Inhabitants. Research Assumptions and Preliminary Results.- II. The Transformation of Medical Intervention.- Ethical and Existential Developments in Contemporaneous American Medicine: Their Implications for Culture and Society.- The Dilemmas of Genetics.- Some Notes on the Epidemiological and Ecological Models.- Team Work in Health Care in the U.S.: A Sociological Perspective.- Therapeutic Community and Psychiatry in the Community: a Comparative Study of the French and Anglo-Saxon Literatures.- III. Sociological Insights into the Health Sciences.- The Sociologist and the Problem of Venereal Diseases.- Developments in the Role of Medicine in Relation to Reproduction.- The Use of the Concept of Socialization in the Study of Rehabilitation.- Social Structure and Health: Methodological and Substantial Problems without Solutions.- Towards Sociomedical Health Indicators.- A Social Science Basis for Conceptualizing Family Health.- Values in the Medical Profession.- IV. The Health System.- The Health System and the Social System.- The Adaptation Patterns of the Medical System and Social Change.- Applications of Organizational Theory: Models of Organization and Service for Health Care.- Consumerism and Health Care.- The British National Health Service: Modernisation and Change.- Shifting Social Power in the Canadian Health System.- Deprivation and Health Care Planning in the U.S..- Professional Health Planning and the Health Professions.- V. Teaching.- From Learned Profession to Policy Science: A Trend Analysis of Sociology in the Medical Education of the United States.- Social Science Teaching in Medical Education: An Overview of the Situation in Great Britain.- Teaching Medical Sociology to Graduate Students in Sociology: A Three-Year Experience.- Teaching Medical Sociology to Sociology Students: a British View.- Goals and Functions of the Department of Behavioral Science in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.