14 health and illness

Answer the following questions. For the first question, your answer should be written in a 5-paragraph essay or similar format. Questions 2 and 3 can be answered using a full paragraph.

  1. Compare and contrast structural functionalist and conflict theories’ approaches to American medicine. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each approach?
  2. Television programs in the United States like The Biggest Loser emphasize that a cultural belief of having a slim body is more highly valued here than having a larger, heavier, fleshier body. How is this perspective an example of how the nature of health is defined by its social rather than biological context?
  3. How did food deserts emerge, and what is their effect on the health of nearby residents?

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