3) This however cannot be the whole story, since--as van Dijk et al themselves observe--health workers generally do not treat medicalization
as excluding social understandings of a phenomenon.
A random selection of threshold concepts used by Hinote and Wasserman includes Sociological Imagination, Reflexivity, Social Determinants of Health, Disparity, Taking on Another's Role, Professionalization, Medicalization
, and System.
Although the medicalization
of FGC has been well documented in the literature, less is known about the reasons families turn to medical professionals to perform the procedure, or about their interactions with these professionals.
The discovery of hyperkinesis: Notes on the medicalization
of deviant behavior.
In Eritrea and Kenya, penalties for medicalization
include the revocation of medical professionals' licenses (up to 2 years in Eritrea), while in Burkina Faso and Cote D'Ivoire, medical professionals can be suspended for up to 5 years for performing FGM.
For persons living with diabetes medicalization
is a part of life.
theory is largely based on the work of Peter Conrad (24,25) and its use has become widespread in North America and Europe.
Denyse Baillargeon, Babies for the Nation: The Medicalization
of Motherhood in Quebec, 1910-1970, trans.
All these happen because the medical and social background of abortion (which--we are going to see--doesn't happen in case of assisted human reproduction where medicalization
is raised to the level of primal dimension) are almost completely eluded, persisting only the psychological aspect.
A smattering of vampire and zombie thrillers allows Wald to demonstrate how the medicalization
of the horror and thriller genres reproduces but thereby allows for critical reflection on the medicalization
of international relations from the Cold War to the War on Terror.
Identity mandates, authoritarian control of continuing education, and the dominance of medicalization
are just some of the signs, I argue, that scientific ideology had overtaken the counseling profession.
He did an excellent job covering pertinent topics including the natural penis, the circumcision procedure and its consequences, the history of medicalization
of the practice, and the anthropology of circumcision.