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Patients, consumers and civil society

Susan Chambre Corporate Author Susan Maizel Chambré; Melinda Goldner


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  • Title:
    Patients, consumers and civil society
  • Author: Susan Chambre Corporate Author
  • Susan Maizel Chambré; Melinda Goldner
  • Description: Patients, Consumers And Civil Society; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Chapter 1. Introduction; Acknowledgments; References; Part I: Patients, Consumers and Health Systems; Chapter 2. No Longer a Patient: The Social Construction of the Medical Consumer; Methods; Becoming a Medical Consumer; Conclusion; Note; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3. Direct to Consumer Responsibility: Medical Neoliberalism in Pharmaceutical Advertising and Drug Development; Background; Methods; Medical Neoliberalism in Direct-to-Consumer Advertising (DTCA)
    Medical Neoliberalism in Clinical TrialsConclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 4. Making Connections: Egg Donation, the Internet, and the New Reproductive Technology Marketplace; Introduction; Theoretical Framework; Findings; Notes; References; Chapter 5. Selling the Ideal Birth: Rationalization and Re-Enchantment in the Marketing of Maternity Care; Introduction; Medicalization, Consumerism, and Natural Birth; Selling Birth: A Thematic Analysis of Childbirth Marketing; Tensions in the Rationalization and Re-Enchantment of Birth in the Hospital; Conclusion; Note; Acknowledgments; References
    Chapter 6. Too Posh to Push? Comparative Perspectives on Maternal Request Caesarean Sections in Canada, the US, The UK and FinlandShifting Perspectives on Medical and Maternity Consumerism; Methods; Defining Maternal Request Caesarean Sections; Impetus for the Rising Concern With MRCS; Framing MRCS as an Issue of a Woman's Right to Choose; Re-Orienting Obstetrical Policy and Practice; Discussion; Notes; References; Part II: Organizations, Culture and Political Context; Chapter 7. Self-Help Groups Challenge Health Care Systems in the US and UK; Introduction
    Conceptualizations of Consumerism in HealthCharacteristics of Health Care Systems and the Voluntary Sectors of Society; The Voluntary Health Sector; National and Community Levels of Social Change and Consumer Transformation; Case 1: Personality Disorder; Case 2: Carers; Case 3: People Who Stutter - From Self-Blaming ''Victim'' to Critic of Stuttering Therapy; Case 4: Grow - from Ex-Mental Patient to Respected Member of ''A Caring and Sharing'' Community; Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References
    Chapter 8. From Discovery to Recovery and Beyond: The Role of Voluntary Health Sector Organizations in the Lives of Women with Breast CancerIntroduction; Review of the Literature; The Context: VHOs in Canada; Methods; Findings; Discussion; Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 9. The Clubhouse Model: Mental Health Consumer-Provider Partnerships for Recovery; Introduction; Deinstitutionalization, Empowerment, and the Clubhouse Movement; Clubhouse Philosophy, Principles, and Methodology; Operational Model; Conclusion; References; Chapter 10. Straight from the Heart
    Giving to Health in the Netherlands
    Medical Sociology is the among the largest and first subdisciplines in Sociology. This series presents issues and concerns in Medical Sociology.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Bingley : Emerald JAI
  • Format: 1 online resource (320 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-77112-7;ISBN 9786613681898;ISBN 1-84855-215-7
  • Subjects: Consumers -- Attitudes; Patient advocacy; Patients' associations; Patients -- Attitudes; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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