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IEC – Wendy Simonds – Hospital Land USA: Sociological Adventures in Medicalization (Co-Sponsors: WGSS, Suffolk University, and the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research)

04/04/2019

Wendy Simonds, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at Georgia State University.  Dr. Simonds’ new book Hospital Land USA: Sociological Adventures in Medicalization (Routledge 2017), analyzes the wide-reaching powers of medicalization: the dynamic processes by which medical authorities, institutions, and ideologies impact our everyday experiences, culture, and social life.