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The sociology of health and illness

Author: Sarah Nettleton
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden (MA) : Polity, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. editionView all editions and formats

Sarah Nettleton s The Sociology of Health and Illness has become a cornerstone text, popular with students and academics alike for its rigorous and accessible overview of the field.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Nettleton
ISBN: 9780745646015 0745646018
OCLC Number: 963862285
Description: XII, 292 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Preface to First Edition Preface to Second Edition Preface to Third Edition 1 Introduction: The Changing Domains of the Sociology of Health and Illness 2 The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge 3 Lay Health Beliefs, Lifestyles and Risk 4 The Experience of Chronic Illness and Disability 5 The Sociology of the Body 6 The Sociology of LayDProfessional Interactions 7 Social Inequalities and Health Status 8 Late Modernism and the Changing Social Relations of Formal Health Care Work 9 The Sociology of Innovative Health Technology 10 Sociological Analyses of Developments in UK Health Policy: A New Paradigm for Health Care? Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Sarah Nettleton.


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"Covers the topic from every angle." Five star review in Nursing Standard "This engaging and comprehensive textbook is the mainstay of our reading lists. It agilely appeals both to those familiar and Read more...

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