Jonathan Oberlander is Professor and Chair of Social Medicine and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Mara Buchbinder is Associate Professor of Social Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Larry R. Churchill is Professor of Medical Ethics Emeritus at Vanderbilt University.
Sue E. Estroff is Professor of Social Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology and Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Nancy M. P. King is Professor in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Barry F. Saunders is Associate Professor of Social Medicine and holds adjunct appointments in Anthropology, Religious Studies, and Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Ronald P. Strauss is Dental Friends Distinguished Professor of Dental Ecology and Professor of Social Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Rebecca L. Walker is Professor of Social Medicine, Core Faculty in the Center for Bioethics, and holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Philosophy, at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Preface to the Third Edition ix
Social and Cultural Contributions to Health, Differences, and Inequalities / Sue E. Estroff and Gail E. Henderson 3
Part I. Defining and Experiencing Differences
Beyond Medicalization / Nikolas Rose 31
On Being a Cripple / Nancy Mairs 37
What You Mourn / Sheila Black 48
Physicians' Juries for Defective Babies / Helen Keller 50
Blind, Deaf, and Pro-Eugenics: Helen Keller's Advice in Context / Raúl Necochea López 52
Tell Me, Tell Me / Irving Kenneth Zola 54
Instructions to Hearing Persons Desiring a Deaf Man / Raymond Luczak 61
I Have Diabetes. Am I to Blame? / Rivers Solomon 62
Part II. Sickness amid Relationships
Twisted Lies: My Journey in an Imperfect Body / Sherri G. Morris 67
Raising a Woman / Mary Stainton 78
The Sick Wife / Jane Kenyon 83
The Loneliness of the Long-Term Care Giver / Carol Levine 84
Fathers and Sons / David Mason 92
Parents Support Group / Dick Allen 93
Part III. Social Factors and Inequalities
Doctors Don't Know Anything: The Clinical Gaze in Migrant Health / Seth M. Holmes 97
Anthropology in the Clinic: The Problem of Cultural Competency and How to Fix It / Arthur Kleinman and Peter Benson 116
Beyond Cultural Competence: Applying Humility to Clinical Settings / Linda M. Hunt 127
The Racist Patient / Sachin H. Jain 132
The Social Determinants of Health: Coming of Age / Paul Braverman, Susan Egerter, and David R. Williams 134
Structural Violence and Clinical Medicine / Paul E. Farmer, Bruce Nizeye, Sara Stulac, and Salmaan Keshaviee 156
Structural Competency Meets Structural Racism: Race, Politics, and the Structure of Medical Knowledge / Jonathan M. Metzl and Dorthy E. Roberts 170
Racial Categories in Medical Practice: How Useful Are They? / Lundy Braun, Anne Fausto-Sterling, Duana Fullwiley, Evelynn M. Hammonds, Alondra Nelson, William Quivers, Susan M. Reverby, and Alexandra E. Shields 188
Taking Race Out of Human Genetics: Engaging a Century-Long Debate about the Role of Race in Science / Michael Yudell, Dorothy Roberts, Rob DeSalle, and Sarah Tishkoff 204
Structural Racism and Health Inequalities in the United States of America: Evidence and Interventions / Zinzi D. Bailey, Nancy Krieger, Madina Agénor, Jasmine Graves, Natalia Linos, and Mary T. Bassett 209
America's Hidden HIV Epidemic / Linda Villarosa 235
Is the Prescription Opioid Epidemic a White Problem? / Helena Hansen and Julie Netherland 254
Understanding Associations between Race, Socioeconomic Status and Health: Patterns and Prospects / David R. Williams, Naomi Priest, and Norman Anderson 258
Can Disparities Be Deadly? Controversial Research Explores Whether Living in an Unequal Society Can Make People Sick / Emily Underwood 268
Religion and Global Health / Peter J. Brown 275
Part IV. Politics, Institutions, and Care
Thinking through the Pain / Keith Wailoo 297
Unfinished Journey: The Struggle over Universal Health Insurance in the United States / Jonathan Oberlander 305
On Incarceration and Health: Reframing the Discussion / Rahul Vanjani 314
Bioexpectations: Life Technologies as Humanitarian Goods / Peter Redfield 318
About the Editors 341
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