Health Care and Freedom: An American Dilemma

Health Care and Freedom: An American Dilemma

By: James Hill Parker (author)Paperback

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This is a participant observation study of nursing homes. It includes additional observations on and experiments in medical care and related issues of freedom, including patients' rights to die. Contents: The Problem of Health Care; The Case Study and the Scams; The Experiment in Freedom and Dignity; The Social/Organizational Model; Experiment in Freedom-What Happened to It? General Problems with the Existing Health Care System; Contrasting Nursing Homes; The Picnic and the Halloween Party; Is Freedom Working? The Freedom To Die; The Living Will.

About Author

James Hill Parker is Professor of Sociology at Long Island University, Brooklyn.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819193032
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 88
  • ID: 9780819193032
  • weight: 150
  • ISBN10: 0819193038

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