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The Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care: A Critical Approach
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Wadsworth Pub Co
Publication date January 1, 2012
Pages 406
Binding Hardcover
Edition 6
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781111828790
ISBN-10 1111828792
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.54 lbs.
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Original list price $233.95
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Hardcover
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6 edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (January 1, 2012)
9781111828790 | details & prices | 406 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.54 lbs | List price $233.95
5th edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (February 13, 2009)
9780495598879 | details & prices | 413 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.07 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $256.95
About: Learn about health and medicine in THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH CARE: A CRITICAL APPROACH, which presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary sociological topics and challenges readers to question their previously held beliefs about health, illness, and health care.
4th edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (April 14, 2006)
9780495172031 | details & prices | 486 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $142.95
About: Why do people get ill, and how should we care for them?
from Wadsworth Pub Co (July 1, 2003)
9780534619381 | details & prices | 475 pages | 6.75 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $117.95
About: The medical sociology course looks at the distribution of health and illness, the nature of the health care system, the roles of mainstream and alternative health care providers, and the experiences of those who live with illness or disability.
from Wadsworth Pub Co (July 1, 2000); titled "Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care: A Critical Approach"
9780534247560 | details & prices | 476 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $88.95
About: Traditionally, medical sociology texts have been written from a medical perspective, focusing primarily on health issues as they have been defined by doctors, and often reading much like health education textbooks.
With Ian Friel | from Wadsworth Pub Co (August 1, 1995)
9780534207427 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $71.95
This edition also contains Henry V's Navy: The Sea-road to Agincourt and Conquest 1413-1422
About: The first text to take a critical approach to our health care systems, it provides an analysis of the relationship between American social organizations/institutions and the medical care system.
Paperback
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7 edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (January 1, 2016)
9781305583702 | details & prices | 400 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $240.95
6 edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (September 16, 2015)
9781305664173 | details & prices | List price $240.95
About: Extremely reader friendly and completely up to date, THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH CARE: A CRITICAL APPROACH, 6e delivers a comprehensive, cutting-edge overview and challenges readers to question previously held beliefs about health and illness.
6 int edition from Gardners Books (December 15, 2011)
9781111831813 | details & prices | 432 pages | 8.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $86.10

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