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CHAPTER 15 – Social Structure and Society
Assignment: Read chapter 15 – Sociology
101 by Jon Shepard
study of this chapter, you will be able to:
the concept of a health care system and identify its major components.
functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism
to the health care system in the United
the distribution of diseases in the United
States according to age, gender, race,
ethnicity, and social class.
what is meant by viewing the health care system as a medical-industrial
the major health care delivery innovations in America
current health care reform in the United
medical profession in the United States
enjoys a lofty position on the stratification structure. Compare the
functionalist and conflict explanations for this fact.
of the lower class in American society have a higher incidence of mental
illness than is documented on other social classed. Evaluate the various
explanations for this phenomenon.
you think the health care system in the United
States will be reformed in the next ten to
fifteen years? Why or why not? If it is reformed, describe the basic direction
you think it will take.