medical sociology

Medical Sociology  The Nature Of Medical Sociology
Author: Graham Scambler
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2005
Pages: 368
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Handbook Of Medical Sociology  Sixth Edition
Author: Chloe E. Bird
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 457
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Composed entirely of specially commissioned chapters by some of the outstanding scholars in medical sociology, this edition reflects important changes in the study of health and illness. In addition to updated and reconceived chapters on the impacts of gender, race, and inequality on health, this volume has new chapters on topics that include: --social networks, neighborhoods, and social capital --disability --dying and "the right to die" --health disparities --the growing influence of the pharmaceutical industry --the internet --evidence-based medicine and quality of care --health social movements --genetics --religion, spirituality, and health

Contemporary Theorists For Medical Sociology
Author: Graham Scambler
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2012
Pages: 202
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Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology explores the work of key social theorists and the application of their ideas to issues around health and illness. Encouraging students and researchers to use mainstream sociological thought to inform and deepen their knowledge and understanding of the many arenas of health and healthcare, this text discusses and critically reviews the work of several influential contemporary thinkers, including – Foucault, Bauman, Habermas, Luhmann, Bourdieu, Merleau-Ponty, Wallerstein, Archer, Deleuze, Guattari, and Castells. Each chapter includes a critical introduction to the central theses of a major social theorist, ways in which their ideas might inform medical sociology and some worked examples of how their ideas can be applied. Containing contributions from established scholars, rising stars and innovative practitioners, this book is a valuable read for those studying and researching the sociology of health and illness.

An Introduction To Medical Sociology
Author: David Tuckett
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-12-19
Pages: 424
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Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press. Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1976 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection.

Medical Sociology
Author: Hannah Bradby
Publisher: SAGE
Release Date: 2009
Pages: 212
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This timely and assured text provides lecturers and students with a well informed, penetrating analysis of the key questions in medicine and society. The book is divided into three sections. It opens with a well judged account of the context of health and illness. It moves on to examine the process and experience of illness. Finally, it examines how health care is negotiated and delivered.

Key Concepts In Medical Sociology
Author: Jonathan Gabe
Publisher: SAGE
Release Date: 2004-04-10
Pages: 256
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This title provides a systematic and accessible introduction to medical sociology, beginning each 1500 word entry with a definition of the concept, then examines its origins, development, strengths and weaknesses, offering further reading guidance for independent learning, and drawing on international literature and examples.

Medical Sociology
Author: David Mechanic
Publisher:
Release Date: 1978
Pages: 597
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Medical Sociology On The Move
Author: William C. Cockerham
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2013-04-03
Pages: 267
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This book provides readers with a single source reviewing and updating sociological theory in medical or health sociology. The book not only addresses the major theoretical approaches in the field today, it also identifies the future directions these theories are likely to take in explaining the social processes affecting health and disease. Many of the chapters are written by leading medical sociologists who feature the use of theory in their everyday work, including contributions from the original theorists of fundamental causes, health lifestyles, and medicalization. Theories focusing on both agency and structure are included to provide a comprehensive account of this important area in medical sociology.

Readings In Medical Sociology
Author: William C. Cockerham
Publisher:
Release Date: 1998
Pages: 539
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This text presents 30 previously published papers on medical sociology, the study of the social causes and consequences of health and illness. Topics include social epidemiology (the study of epidemics), the sociological study of stress, links between education and health, the stigma of AIDS, doctor

Medical Sociology
Author: Madhu Nagla
Publisher:
Release Date: 1988
Pages: 134
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Study based on the medical practice at the Medical College Hospital, Rohtak, Haryana.