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The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Publication date July 1, 1999
Pages 403
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780130999283
ISBN-10 0130999288
Dimensions 1 by 7.25 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.70 lbs.
Original list price $66.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Designed to reflect important changes in health care and significant advancements in medical sociology, this reader-friendly book provides a readable, interesting, and in-depth overview of the field. It offers solid coverage of traditional topics with a keen focus on the current issues and public policy debates affecting this dynamic area of study. The volume offers perspectives on the sociology of health, healing, and illness, the influence of the social environment on health and illness, health and illness behavior, health care practitioners and their relationships with patients and a look at the social implications of health care technology and comparative health care systems. For individuals looking for an appreciation for how the sociological perspective and social theory contribute to health, healing and illness.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780130981370 Book cover for 9780130999283 Book cover for 9780134764337 Book cover for 9780138190613
 
4th edition from Taylor & Francis (March 1, 2002)
9780130981370 | details & prices | 401 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $68.00
The price comparison is for this edition
from Taylor & Francis (July 1, 1999)
9780130999283 | details & prices | 403 pages | 7.25 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $66.00
About: Designed to reflect important changes in health care and significant advancements in medical sociology, this reader-friendly book provides a readable, interesting, and in-depth overview of the field.
With Sara Zarr | from Taylor & Francis (June 1, 1997)
9780134764337 | details & prices | 397 pages | 7.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $56.00
This edition also contains Sweethearts
With Robert G. Weiner (other contributor) | from Taylor & Francis (January 1, 1994)
9780138190613 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $46.55
This edition also contains Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero: Critical Essays
Paperback
Book cover for 9780131928404 Book cover for 9780132448352 Book cover for 9780133803877 Book cover for 9780205828838
 
8 edition from Taylor & Francis (June 13, 2014)
9780133803877 | details & prices | 452 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $135.95
7 edition from Taylor & Francis (February 8, 2011); titled "The Sociology of Health, Healing and Illness"
9780205828838 | details & prices | 438 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $138.27
6 edition from Taylor & Francis (February 15, 2008)
9780132448352 | details & prices | 404 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $104.80
5th edition from Taylor & Francis (August 1, 2005)
9780131928404 | details & prices | 390 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $84.80

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