Learning Objectives

14.1 Provide examples of health at the societal level; illustrate how health issues impact us at the micro, meso, and macro levels
14.2 Use the symbolic interaction perspective to show that illness is a social construction
14.3 Describe the role of the sick person
14.4 Explain modern hospitals as complex organizations with bureaucratic features
14.5 Describe how globalization influences health care issues at micro, meso, and macro levels