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Introduction to the Sociology of Health and Illness

ISBN-10: 0761964002

ISBN-13: 9780761964001

Edition: 2002

Authors: Kevin White

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Description:

Kevin White argues that a range of sociological causes are behind much illness. The author's study shows how the dynamics of class, gender and ethnicity are inextricably linked to health and illness in modern societies.
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Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 5/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Kevin White is Reader in Sociology at the Australian National University

Introduction
The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge
The Development of the Sociology of Health
Postmodernity, Epidemiology and Neo-Liberalism
Materialist Approaches to the Sociology of Health
Parsons, American Sociology of Medicine and the Sick Role
Foucault and the Sociology of Medical Knowledge
Health, Gender and Feminism
Race, Ethnicity and Health
Conclusion