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The Sociology Of Health, Healing, And Illness
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Publication date August 1, 2005
Pages 390
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780131928404
ISBN-10 0131928406
Dimensions 1 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $84.80
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Summaries and Reviews
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This reader-friendly book reflects important changes in health care and significant advancements in medical sociology - providing an 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. Analysis of a wide range of current issues includes the SARS epidemic, the sociology of mental health, the multidimensional consideration of stressors, the increasing problem of obesity, and contributions of animals to human health. For individuals interested in an overview of the health care system in the United States.



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
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.
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
About: Updated to reflect important changes in health care in society and significant advancements in medical sociology, this text provides an overview of the field, offering coverage of traditional topics, current issues and public policy debates affecting the field.
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
 
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
About: A comprehensive presentation of the major topics in medical sociology.
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
The price comparison is for this edition
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
About: This reader-friendly book reflects important changes in health care and significant advancements in medical sociology - providing an in-depth overview of the field.

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