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Menchik, Daniel. 2010. “THE HOSPITAL AS A SMALL SOCIETY”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The sociological study of medicine has long captured how professions and organizations structure the modern world. In this course we will explore this research by examining such topics as: how deviance is transformed to "sickness," how institutions produce insanity, and how medical students manage the uncertainty implicit in interpreting science and...

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Medical Sociology
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College 400

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