Against the Odds

Blacks in the Profession of Medicine in the United States
 
 
Transaction Publishers
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 30. Juli 1998
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 209 Seiten
978-1-56000-376-2 (ISBN)
 
This work describes successful efforts by determined individuals and small groups of black Americans, since the early 19th century, to establish a strong black presence in the medical profssion. The author analyzes sociocultural, political and psychological factors involved.
  • Englisch
  • Somerset
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 235 mm
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  • Breite: 159 mm
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  • Dicke: 25 mm
  • 386 gr
978-1-56000-376-2 (9781560003762)
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Preface1. Race, Class, and Power in the Structureof Medical Practice in the United StatesPart 1: The Struggle to Achieve Medical Education andHigh Quality Health Care for African AmericansIntroduction to Part 12. History and Political Economy of African AmericanMedical Education3. Gender in the Development and Practice ofMedicine by Blacks4. The Significance of Physician Access to HospitalsPart 2: Microstructures of the Social Organization ofHealth-Care Delivery in the Everyday Life of aRacially Segmented SocietyIntroduction to Part 25. Illness and Economic Constraints onHelp-Seeking Behavior6. Race in the Structure of Access to Treatment7. Doctor Shopping Behavior8. Stigma and Coping with Professional DegradationPart 3: Urbanization, Ethics, and AlternativeApproaches to Health CareIntroduction to Part 39. The Vanishing Country Doctor10. Interfaces of Folk and Biomedical Practitioners11. Ethical Issues in the Practice of Medicine12. Contemporary Status of Black Physicians13. ConclusionsKey Archives and InterviewsReferencesIndex
-Watson's important work presents an informative overview of the role of race and class in framing the entry and achievements of African American physicians. . . . [This] informative book makes a significant contribution to the achievements of African Americans.-

--Doris Wilkinson, Director, National Project on the African American Heritage

-Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels.-

--A. Woodtli, Choice "Watson's important work presents an informative overview of the role of race and class in framing the entry and achievements of African American physicians. . . . [This] informative book makes a significant contribution to the achievements of African Americans."

--Doris Wilkinson, Director, National Project on the African American Heritage

"Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels."

--A. Woodtli, Choice "Watson's important work presents an informative overview of the role of race and class in framing the entry and achievements of African American physicians. . . . [This] informative book makes a significant contribution to the achievements of African Americans."

--Doris Wilkinson, Director, National Project on the African American Heritage

"Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels."

--A. Woodtli, Choice "Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels."

--A. Woodtli, Choice
 

"Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels."

--A. Woodtli, Choice


"Watson's important work presents an informative overview of the role of race and class in framing the entry and achievements of African American physicians. . . . [This] informative book makes a significant contribution to the achievements of African Americans."

--Doris Wilkinson, Director, National Project on the African American Heritage

"Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels."

--A. Woodtli, Choice


"Watson's important work presents an informative overview of the role of race and class in framing the entry and achievements of African American physicians. . . . [This] informative book makes a significant contribution to the achievements of African Americans."

--Doris Wilkinson, Director, National Project on the African American Heritage

"Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels."

--A. Woodtli, <em>Choice</em>


-Watson's important work presents an informative overview of the role of race and class in framing the entry and achievements of African American physicians. . . . [This] informative book makes a significant contribution to the achievements of African Americans.-

--Doris Wilkinson, Director, National Project on the African American Heritage

-Watson chronicles the sociocultural, political, economic, personal, and professional challenges faced by African American physicians to practice medicine in the US, primarily during the period of racial separatism from 1896 to 1965... All levels.-

--A. Woodtli, <em>Choice</em>


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