Annual Wenk Lecture Fall 2014
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • provide a definition of identity

  • recognise how gender and socio-economic categories such as class can be used as a source of identity

  • discuss social structures in terms of gender, class and nation.


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4.1 Introduction

As we said at the beginning of the last section, much of the impetus in earlier work on lay perspectives was to examine how far they deviated from the ‘true’ knowledge of experts. Now the emphasis has changed and there is a move to try to understand lay knowledge in order to inform expert knowledge, and in the process the distinction is increasingly being questioned. As Bury notes, the ‘opposition between the world of patients and doctors has been a major theme in medical sociology’ (
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