Mad Cow Disease (BSE), Tainted Milk in China... - a sociological perspective of food scares
The Mad Cow disease and the melamine milk scandal are watershed events in the history of food scares. Using the mad cow disease and the recent tainted melamine milk scandal, we explore the sociological interactions between food consumers, producers a
Sociology of Medicine: How Music Therapy is Affected by the Dominant Position of the Biomedical Mode
The biomedical model of medicine is the dominant healthcare model in many countries. What happens to other complementary and alternative treatments that do not fit into the mould? This hub is a case study of Music Therapy in Singapore.
Sociology of Medicine: The Importance of Social Conditions in Health
In the biomedical field, the disease and germ theory prevails- where a disease or something found within an individual causes him or her to fall ill. Sociologically, we are encouraged to look at the social conditions that might predispose someone to
William Ryan and his idea of Blaming the Victim - Sociology of Medicine
William Ryan’s idea of blaming the victim is especially valuable, as it points out to us the importance of looking beyond the individual.
Sociology of Medicine : Medicalization of Deviance
Behaviors and health conditions that are not socially accepted with yet unapplied medical definitions do serve as potential issues that can be medicalized. This hub looks at the medicalization of health from a sociological point of view.
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Social Theory on Amazon - Essential Resources for Sociology Students
Introduction to Sociological Theory: Theorists, Concepts, and their Applicability to the Twenty-First Century