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The sociology and politics of health : a reader

Author: Michael Purdy; David Banks
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sociology and Politics of Health is a collection of key readings through which to explore the sociological and political dimensions of health, illness and health care.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Purdy; David Banks
ISBN: 0415233186 9780415233187 0415233194 9780415233194 9780203996102 0203996100
OCLC Number: 45330190
Description: xiii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The condition of the working class in England / Frederick Engels --
National Health Service Bill / Ministry of Health --
The road to serfdom / F.A. Hayek --
Working for patients / Secretaries of State for Health --
Everyone a private patient / David Green --
Supporting families / Home office --
The new NHS ; Saving lives / Secretary of State for Health --
A new universalism / World Health Organisation --
The poor and the poorest / Brian Abel-Smith and Peter Townsend --
The Black Report / Douglas Black --
Widening inequality of health in northern England, 1981-91 / Peter Phillimore, Alastair Beattie and Peter Townsend --
What makes women sick / Lesley Doyal --
You are dangerous to your health / Robert Crawford --
Beyond the Black Report / Mel Bartley, David Blane and George Davey Smith. The Acheson Report / Donald Acheson --
The profession of medicine / Eliot Freidson --
Governmentality and the institutionalization of expertise / Terry Johnson --
The rise of surveillance medicine / David Armstrong --
The diagnostic test and the danger within / Deborah Lupton --
The modern rise of population / Thomas McKeown --
From tribalism to corporatism: the managerial challenge to medical dominance / David J. Hunter --
Disability and the myth of the independent researcher / Colin Barnes --
Lay concepts of health / Mildred Blaxter --
Pathways to the doctor--from person to patient / Irving Kenneth Zola --
Going to see the doctor / Gerry Stimson and Barbara Webb --
Managing courtesy stigma: the case of Alzheimer's disease / Hazel MacRae --
Researching women's health work / Hilary Graham --
The body in consumer society / Mike Featherstone --
Containing the body / Wendy Seymour --
A good enough death / Beverley McNamara.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Purdy and David Banks.
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