Socioeconomic inequalities in health: an enduring sociological problem

Medical sociology at the millennium / Chloe E. Bird, Pete Conrad, and Allen M. Fremont — The institutionalization of medical sociology in the United States, 1920-1980 / Samuel W. Bloom — Evaluating the fundamental cause explanation for social disparities in health / Bruce G. Link and Jo C. Phelan — Links between social status and health status / John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross, and John Reynolds — The importance of culture in sociological theory and research on stress and mental health : a missing link? / Robin W. Simon — Socioeconomic inequalities in health : an enduring sociological problem / Stephanie A. Robert and James S. House — Sociological explanations of gender differences in mental and physical health / Patricia P. Rieker and Chloe E. Bird — Race, ethnicity, and health / Chris Smaje — Political economy of health and aging / Carroll L. Estes, Steven Wallace, and Karen W. Linkins — Environment and health / Phil Brown — The sociology of health behavior and health lifestyles / William C. Cockerham — On chronic illness and disability / Michael Bury — Experiencing illness in/and narrative / Susan E. Bell — The medical profession and organizational change : from professional dominance to countervailing power / Donald W. Light — Tides of change : the evolution of managed care in the United States / Douglas R. Wholey and Lawton R. Burns — Reconfiguring the sociology of medical education : emerging topics and pressing issues / Frederic W. Hafferty — The evolving relationship between medical sociology and health policy / Bradford H. Gary and James O'Leary — Changing patient-physician relationships in the changing health-policy environment / Howard Waitzkin — The growing acceptance of complementary and alternative medicine / Michael S. Goldstein — Quality of life in health, illness, and medical care / Debra Lerner and Carolyn E. Schwartz — Technology and medical practice / Stefan Timmermans — Medicalization, genetics and human problems / Peter Conrad — Social and psychological factors, physiological processes, and physical health / Allen M. Fremont and Chloe E. Bird — Medical sociology and health psychology / Debra Umberson, Kristi Williams, and Susan Sharp — Social epidemiology and medical sociology : different approaches to the same problem / S. Leonard Syme and Irene H. Yen — “Parallel sisters” : medical anthropology and medical sociology / Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good and Byron Good — The sociological imagination and bioethics / Charles L. Bosk — Confronting the second social contract : the place of medical sociology in research and policy for the twenty-first century / Bernice A. Pescosolido, Jane McLeod, and Margarita Alegría.