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Perspectives in medical sociology

Author: Phil Brown
Publisher: Long Grove, Illinois : Waveland Press, Inc., [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"This...collection of 38 articles represents a broad range of research methods and data sources in medical sociology from the perspectives of public health, medicine, epidemiology, political science, history, and anthropology. In addition to eleven new readings, eight of the seminal articles from the previous edition have been revised for the fourth edition. The overarching theme of this authoritative compendium is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Brown
ISBN: 157766518X 9781577665182
OCLC Number: 173976504
Description: xiii, 593 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Social context of health and illness --
Being ill and getting care --
Health-care systemHealth social movements.
Responsibility: [edited by] Phil Brown, Brown University.

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"This...collection of 38 articles represents a broad range of research methods and data sources in medical sociology from the perspectives of public health, medicine, epidemiology, political science, history, and anthropology. In addition to eleven new readings, eight of the seminal articles from the previous edition have been revised for the fourth edition. The overarching theme of this authoritative compendium is that medical sociology should focus on large-scale social structural factors as well as a micro-level exploration of lay illness experience, including the interaction between people and their health. Linking these levels of analysis is essential for a holistic understanding of medical sociology. A second important theme concerns social movements, which not only aim to achieve specific goals, but in the process can also alter our perspectives on the very definitions of health and illness as well as the proper ways to create and sustain a healthy society."--Back cover.

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