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Sociology of Health and Medicine A Critical Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0745613586

ISBN-13: 9780745613581

Edition: 1998

Authors: Ellen Annandale

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In this exciting new introduction to the sociology of health and illness, the author examines the core issues of discipline and reassesses them in the light of recent developments in health care and social theory.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 4/22/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Social Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness
The Theoretical Origins and Development of the Sociology of Health and Illness
Shattering the Orthodoxy? Foucault, Postmodernism and the Sociology of the Body
The Feminist Challenge
Contemporary Health Inequalities
Class Structure, Inequalities and Health
Gender Inequalities and Health Status
'Race', Ethnicity and Health Status
Accomplishing Health and Health Care
Health Care in the 1990s and Beyond
Professional Powers: The Formal Health-Care Division of Labour in Transition
The Experience of Illness and Health Care in Contemporary Society