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The New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

Author: William C Cockerham; Wiley InterScience (Online service),
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authoritative, topical, and comprehensive reference to the key concepts and most important traditional and contemporary issues in medical sociology. Contains 35 thematically arranged chapters by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology.
(DLC) 2009015234
(OCoLC)318645761
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William C Cockerham; Wiley InterScience (Online service),
ISBN: 9781444314786 1444314785 1282482319 9781282482319
OCLC Number: 476311808
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 1 online resource (617 pages)
Contents: Medical sociology and sociological theory / William C. Cockerham and Graham Scambler --
Health and culture / Stella Quah --
The sociology of the body / Sarah Nettleton --
Health and social stratification / Eero Lahelma --
Health status and gender / Ellen Annandale --
Health, ethnicity, and race / Hannah Bradby and James Y. Nazroo --
Health and religion / Ellen L. Idler --
Health lifestyles : bringing structure back / William C. Cockerham --
Social capital and health / Lijun Song, Joonmo Son, and Nan Lin --
Medicalization, social control, and the relief of suffering / Joseph E. Davis --
Stress / William R. Avison and Stephanie S. Thomas --
Stress in the workplace / Johannes Siegrist --
Emerging infectious diseases, urbanization, and globalization in the time of global warming / George J. Armelagos and Kristin N. Harper --
Chronic illness / Kathy Charmaz and Dana Rosenfeld --
Health professions and occupations / Elianne Riska --
Challenges to the doctor-patient relationship in the twenty-first century / Jennifer Vanderminden and Sharyn J. Potter --
Complementary and alternative medicine : processes of legitimation, professionalization, and cooption / Hans A. Baer --
The American health care system : beginning the twenty-first century with high risk, major challenges, and great opportunities / Bernice A. Pescosolido and Carol A. Boyer --
The British health care system / Michael Bury --
The convergence and divergence of modern health care systems / Fred Stevens --
Social policies and health inequalities / Amélie Quesnel-Vallée and Tania Jenkins --
A sociological gaze on bioethics / Krisina Orfali and Raymond G. DeVries --
Medical sociology and genetics / Paul A. Martin and Robert Dingwall --
New developments in neuroscience and medical sociology / Simon J. Williams.
Responsibility: edited by William C. Cockerham.

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"Generally, this is up-to-date review of medical sociology is a necessary source for all medical sociologists...highly recommended." (Choice, October 2010).

 
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