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Essays In Medical Sociology Vol.-1

By: Elizabeth Blackwell
Published By: Double9 Books
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Elizabeth Blackwell's first volume of "Essays in Medical Sociology" explores the complex connection between medicine and society. In this collection of essays, Blackwell explores the interactions between medical procedures, institutions, and larger societal dynamics, providing incisive viewpoints and critical analysis of the social aspects of healthcare. Blackwell covers a range of medical sociology-related subjects in this book, including the social determinants of health, the influence of socioeconomic disparities on access to and the results of medical treatment, and the ethical issues raised by recent medical developments. Blackwell contributes a distinct viewpoint to these talks by drawing from her personal experiences as the first woman to get a medical degree in the United States. Blackwell's articles illuminate the difficulties of medical practice within the context of society by fusing thorough research, firsthand experience, and a profound awareness of social systems. Her articles spark discussion, refute preconceived beliefs, and add to the continuing debate about the social consequences of medicine. Elizabeth Blackwell's "Essays in Medical Sociology" Volume 1 is an important addition to the discipline, giving readers insightful perspectives on the social aspects of healthcare and fostering a better awareness of the interface between medicine and society.

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Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821–1910) was a pioneering person in medicine and a well-known supporter of women's rights. She made history by being the first woman in the United States to get a medical degree, breaking down boundaries in a field that was principally male. Blackwell, an English native, struggled to achieve her goal of becoming a doctor despite many obstacles and prejudices. Before being admitted to Geneva Medical College in New York, she was turned down by a number of medical schools. She made history by being the first woman in the United States to get a medical degree in 1849 by graduating at the top of her class. She actively promoted the rhythm technique while actively campaigning against licentiousness, prostitution, and contraception. The impact of Elizabeth Blackwell goes beyond her particular successes. She paved the way for future generations of women in medicine by dismantling obstacles based on gender.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 177 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358719079
  • ISBN-13: 9789358719079
  • Item Weight: 212.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Medical / General,Medical / History,Social Science / Sociology / General