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Title:
Against the odds : Blacks in the profession of medicine in the United States
Author:
Watson, Wilbur H.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xi, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Race, class, and power in the structure of medical practice in the United States -- History and political economy of African American medical education -- Gender in the development and practice of medicine by Blacks -- The significance of physician access of hospitals -- Illness and economic constraints on help-seeking behavior -- Race in the structure of access to treatment -- Doctor shopping behavior -- Stigma and coping with professional degradation -- The vanishing country doctor -- Interfaces of folk and biomedical practitioners -- Ethical issues in the practice of medicine -- Contemporary status of Black physicians
ISBN:
9781560003762
Format :
Book