In the assigned articles, Joyce and Jeske argue that scholars should revisit the sick role and investigate the norms that comprise how people are supposed to act when ill. Joyce, James & Jeske build on the concept regimes of patienthood. What is the sick role? What is regimes of patienthood? How are the terms similar? How are the terms different? What is intersectionality?
Joyce and Jeske outline a middle-class regime of patienthood found in their analysis of people who live with autoimmune illnesses. What do you think of the four strategies used by participants? Have you seen these used by people in your own life? Or, have you seen other strategies used?
Use direct quotes from both articles to support your explanation of key ideas.
Your paper should include an introductory paragraph that summarizes the key points that you will discuss in your paper. Your paper should also include a conclusion paragraph that summarizes the key points that you discussed in your paper.