skip to content
Medical sociology in Africa Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Medical sociology in Africa

Author: Jimoh Amzat; Oliver Razum
Publisher: Cham ; New York : Springer, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This book presents a comprehensive discussion of classical ideas, core topics, currents, and detailed theoretical underpinnings in medical sociology. It is a globally renowned source and reference for those interested in social dimensions of health and illness. The presentation is enriched with explanatory and illustrative styles. The design and illustration of details will shift the minds of the readers from mere  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Amzat, Jimoh
Medical Sociology in Africa
Dordrecht : Springer,c2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jimoh Amzat; Oliver Razum
ISBN: 9783319039862 3319039865
OCLC Number: 875001574
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 299 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1: Sociology and Health: The Nexus --
2: Health, Disease and Illness as Conceptual Tools --
3: Health Behaviour (HB) and Illness Behaviour --
4: Social Determinants/Context of Health --
5: Functionalist Perspective on Health --
6: Social Production of Health: Marxism and Feminism --
7: Interpretive Perspective in Medical Sociology {u2013} Part I --
8: Interpretive Perspective in Medical Sociology {u2013} Part II --
9: Medicalisation and Client-Practitioner Relations --
10: Medical Pluralism: Traditional and Modern Health Care --
11: Towards a Sociology of Bioethics --
12: Towards a Sociological study of Health Problems in Africa.
Responsibility: Jimoh Amzat, Oliver Razum.

Abstract:

Medical Sociology in Africa  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/875001574> # Medical sociology in Africa
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "875001574" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/sz> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/sciences_humaines> ; # Sciences humaines
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/droit> ; # Droit
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Place/africa> ; # Africa.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/social_medicine_africa> ; # Social medicine--Africa
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.1096/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_security> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/social_medicine> ; # Social medicine
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/sciences_sociales> ; # Sciences sociales
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_services_&_welfare> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Person/razum_oliver> ; # Oliver Razum
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Person/amzat_jimoh> ; # Jimoh Amzat
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "This book presents a comprehensive discussion of classical ideas, core topics, currents, and detailed theoretical underpinnings in medical sociology. It is a globally renowned source and reference for those interested in social dimensions of health and illness. The presentation is enriched with explanatory and illustrative styles. The design and illustration of details will shift the minds of the readers from mere classroom discourse to societal context (the space of health issues), to consider the implications of those ideas in a way that could guide health interventions. The elemental strengths are the sociological illustrations from African context, rooted in deep cultural interpretations necessitated because Africa bears a greater brunt of health problems. More so, the classical and current epistemological and theoretical discourse presented in this book are indicative of core themes in medical sociology in particular, but cut across a multidisciplinary realm including health social sciences (e.g., medical anthropology, health psychology, medical demography, medical geography and health economics) and health studies (medicine, public health, epidemiology, bioethics, and medical humanities) in general. Therefore, apart from the book's relevance as a teaching text of medical sociology for academics, it is also meant for students at various levels and all health professionals who require a deeper understanding of social dimensions of health and illness (with illustrations from the African context), and sociological contributions to health studies in general."@en ;
    schema:description "1: Sociology and Health: The Nexus -- 2: Health, Disease and Illness as Conceptual Tools -- 3: Health Behaviour (HB) and Illness Behaviour -- 4: Social Determinants/Context of Health -- 5: Functionalist Perspective on Health -- 6: Social Production of Health: Marxism and Feminism -- 7: Interpretive Perspective in Medical Sociology {u2013} Part I -- 8: Interpretive Perspective in Medical Sociology {u2013} Part II -- 9: Medicalisation and Client-Practitioner Relations -- 10: Medical Pluralism: Traditional and Modern Health Care -- 11: Towards a Sociology of Bioethics -- 12: Towards a Sociological study of Health Problems in Africa."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1851218829> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#CreativeWork/medical_sociology_in_africa> ;
    schema:name "Medical sociology in Africa"@en ;
    schema:productID "875001574" ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03986-2> ;
    schema:url <http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=644647> ;
    schema:url <http://alltitles.ebrary.com/Doc?id=10845525> ;
    schema:url <http://swb.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1782133> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/PublicFullRecord.aspx?p=1782133> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=710472> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783319039862> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/875001574> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://alltitles.ebrary.com/Doc?id=10845525>
    rdfs:comment "An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Person/amzat_jimoh> # Jimoh Amzat
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Amzat" ;
    schema:givenName "Jimoh" ;
    schema:name "Jimoh Amzat" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Person/razum_oliver> # Oliver Razum
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Razum" ;
    schema:givenName "Oliver" ;
    schema:name "Oliver Razum" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_security> # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_services_&_welfare> # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/sciences_humaines> # Sciences humaines
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences humaines"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/sciences_sociales> # Sciences sociales
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences sociales"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#Topic/social_medicine_africa> # Social medicine--Africa
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social medicine--Africa"@en ;
    .

<http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=644647>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to MyiLibrary resource." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1851218829#CreativeWork/medical_sociology_in_africa>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Medical Sociology in Africa" ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/875001574> ; # Medical sociology in Africa
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783319039862>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "electronic bk." ;
    schema:isbn "3319039865" ;
    schema:isbn "9783319039862" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.