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The Sociology of Health and Illness: A Reader
By Michael Bury (editor) and Jonathan Gabe (editor)
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Publisher Routledge
Publication date December 1, 2003
Pages 300
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415257558
ISBN-10 0415257557
Dimensions 1 by 7 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $185.00
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A wide-ranging collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness, this reader is organized into the following sections:

* health beliefs and knowledge
* inequalities and patterning of health and illness
* professional and patient interaction
* chronic illness and disability
* evaluation and politics in health care.

With a thorough introduction which sets the scene for the field as a whole, and section introductions which contextualize each chapter, the reader includes a number of different perspectives on health and illness, is international in scope, and will provide an invaluable resource to students across a wide range of courses in sociology and the social sciences.



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9780415257558 | details & prices | 300 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $185.00
About: A wide-ranging collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness, this reader is organized into the following sections: * health beliefs and knowledge* inequalities and patterning of health and illness* professional and patient interaction* chronic illness and disability* evaluation and politics in health care.

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