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Health sociology : an Australian perspective

Author: David E Gray
Publisher: Frenchs Forest, NSW : Pearson Education, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fully Australian text with broad coverage of current issues in health sociology. Includes statistical data, case studies, discussion questions and glossaries.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Gray
ISBN: 9781741032369 1741032369
OCLC Number: 62885321
Description: vi, 312 pages : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgements vi --
Part I Introduction: Sociology and health 1 --
1 Introduction 3 --
2 Theoretical approaches to health and illness 18 --
Part II The social experience of health, illness and disability 53 --
3 The sociology of the body 55 --
4 Mental illness in Australian society 79 --
5 Disability: Prevalence, policy and theory 113 --
6 An older Australia: Ageing and health 135 --
7 Mortalities: The Australian way of death, dying and bereavement 160 --
Part III The social organisation and production of health 185 --
8 The Australian health care system 187 --
9 The health care occupations: Medicine and nursing 211 --
10 Alternative health practices 236 --
11 Inequalities of health in Australian society 262 --
Part IV Conclusion 289 --
12 Conclusion 291 --
Index 303.
Responsibility: David E. Gray.

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A fully Australian text with broad coverage of current issues in health sociology. Includes statistical data, case studies, discussion questions and glossaries.

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