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Sociology of Health and Illness Critical Perspectives

ISBN-10: 1429255277

ISBN-13: 9781429255271

Edition: 9th 2013

Authors: Peter Conrad, Valerie Leiter

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The Sociology of Health and Illness: Critical Perspectivesis an essential resource for anyone interested in health and health care. The new Ninth Edition tackles some of the most timely health issues of our day with coverage of eating disorders, the effects of inequality on health, how race, class, and gender affect health outcomes, the health politics of asthma and more. Further, new sections explore the effects of health care reform, the pharmaceutical industry, and the internet on health. Bringing together a wide range of selections from authors like Atul Gawande, Paul Farmer, and Irving Zola,The Sociology of Health and Illnesscontinues to provide students with the most balanced and comprehensive analysis of health care today.
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Book details

List price: $101.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/23/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.706

Annemarie Goldstein Jutel is the director of research at the Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.