For Medical Sociology, Sociology of Health, and Sociology of Health and Illness courses taught at the junior/senior level in sociology and allied health departments.
Offers a student-friendly overview of the field of medical sociology.
This student-friendly text provides an in-depth overview of the field of medical sociology, offering solid coverage of traditional topics while providing significant coverage of current issues related to health, healing, and illness. This text integrates recent research in medical sociology and emphasizes the importance of race, class, and gender throughout.
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Dr. Gregory L. Weiss is Professor of Sociology at Roanoke College where he teaches courses on medical sociology, ethics and medicine, Native Americans, and research methods. He has led student study tours to Great Britain, Luxembourg, Australia, and to the Navajo and Hopi reservations. Dr. Weiss is author or co-author of three books and more than three dozen journal articles. He works with a variety of local community organizations including a free health clinic and the SPCA. Dr. Weiss has received teaching awards from Roanoke College, the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia, the ASA Section on Teaching and Learning, and the Southern Sociological Society.