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  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 10 April 2004
  • ISBN : 0761974423
  • Page : 256 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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.

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Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

Key Concepts in Medical Sociology
  • Author : Jonathan Gabe,Michael Bury,Mary Ann Elston
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2004-04-10
  • ISBN : 0761974423
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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.

Social Medicine and Medical Sociology in the Twentieth Century

Social Medicine and Medical Sociology in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : Dorothy Porter
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : 9042003464
GET THIS BOOKSocial Medicine and Medical Sociology in the Twentieth Century

Little attention has been paid to the history of the influence of the social sciences upon medical thinking and practice in the twentieth century. The essays in this volume explore the consequences of the interaction between medicine and social science by evaluating its significance for the moral and aterial role of medicine in modern societies. Some of the essays examine the ideas of both clinicians and social scientists who believed that highly technologized medicine could be made more humanistic by

Dictionary of Medical Sociology

Dictionary of Medical Sociology
  • Author : William C. Cockerham,Ferris Joseph Ritchey
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : 0313292698
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As a sociological specialty, medical sociology has a distinct history and literature spanning over four decades. This literature is a synthesis of medical and sociological knowledge reflecting the relationships among medicine, health, and society. This information is of interest not only to medical sociologists, but also to physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, health economists, hospital administrators, and health insurers. This reference book is a guide to the sociological terminology that these health professionals are likely to encounter. The volume includes

An Introduction to Medical Sociology

An Introduction to Medical Sociology
  • Author : David Tuckett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19
  • ISBN : 9781317833086
GET THIS BOOKAn Introduction to Medical Sociology

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

Medical Sociology

Medical Sociology
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-04-21
  • ISBN : 9781317211709
GET THIS BOOKMedical Sociology

The most thorough major academic textbook available, this classic text presents the most important research studies in the field. The author also integrates engaging first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers throughout the text. A much greater number of first person accounts and updated examples are added to the new fourteenth edition. Other updates include: • Coverage of Zika, Ebola, MERS, and updates on other pandemics • Expanded discussion of obesity as a disease • Coverage of the widening gap

Medical Sociology in Africa

Medical Sociology in Africa
  • Author : Jimoh Amzat,Oliver Razum
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-07-08
  • ISBN : 9783319039862
GET THIS BOOKMedical Sociology in Africa

This book presents a comprehensive discussion of classical ideas, core topics, currents and detailed theoretical underpinnings in medical sociology. It is a globally renowned source and reference for those interested in social dimensions of health and illness. The presentation is enriched with explanatory and illustrative styles. The design and illustration of details will shift the minds of the readers from mere classroom discourse to societal context (the space of health issues), to consider the implications of those ideas in a

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-21
  • ISBN : 9781119633785
GET THIS BOOKThe Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

A comprehensive collection of original essays by leading medical sociologists from around the world, fully updated to reflect contemporary research and global health issues The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology is an authoritative overview of the most recent research, major theoretical approaches, and central issues and debates within the field. Bringing together contributions from an international team of leading scholars, this wide-ranging volume summarizes significant new developments and discusses a broad range of globally-relevant topics. The Companion's twenty-eight chapters

The New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

The New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-09-26
  • ISBN : 9781119250678
GET THIS BOOKThe New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

An authoritative, topical, and comprehensive reference to the key concepts and most important traditional and contemporary issues in medical sociology. Contains 35 chapters by recognized experts in the field, both established and rising young scholars Covers standard topics in the field as well as new and engaging issues such as bioterrorism, bioethics, and infectious disease Chapters are thematically arranged to cover the major issues of the sub-discipline Global range of contributors and an international perspective

Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

Key Concepts in Medical Sociology
  • Author : Lee Monaghan,Jonathan Gabe
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2022-01-12
  • ISBN : 9781529765359
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How do we understand health in relation to society? What role do social processes, structures and culture play in shaping our experiences of health and illness? How do we understand medicine and healthcare within a sociological framework? Drawing on international literature and examples, this new edition of Key Concepts in Medical Sociology: · Systematically explains the concepts that have preoccupied medical sociologists from its inception, and which have shaped the field as it exists today. · Packed with new entries, such as:

Medical Sociology on the Move

Medical Sociology on the Move
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-03
  • ISBN : 9789400761933
GET THIS BOOKMedical Sociology on the Move

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

Medical Sociology and Old Age

Medical Sociology and Old Age
  • Author : Paul Higgs,Ian Rees Jones
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9780415398558
GET THIS BOOKMedical Sociology and Old Age

The nature of health in later life has conventionally been studied from two perspectives. Medical sociologists have focused on the failing body, chronic illness, infirmity and mortality, while social gerontologists on the other hand have focused on the epidemiology of old age and health and social policy. By examining these perspectives, Higgs and Jones show how both standpoints have a restricted sense of contemporary ageing which has prevented an understanding of the way in which health in later life has

Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology

Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology
  • Author : Graham Scambler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9780415597838
GET THIS BOOKContemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology

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

Proceedings of the First Asian Seminar on Health and Medical Sociology

Proceedings of the First Asian Seminar on Health and Medical Sociology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981
  • ISBN : CHI:51557134
GET THIS BOOKProceedings of the First Asian Seminar on Health and Medical Sociology

Sociology for Nurses : A Textbook for Nurses and Other Medical Practitioners

Sociology for Nurses : A Textbook for Nurses and Other Medical Practitioners
  • Author : C M Abraham
  • Publisher : BI Publications Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 817225198X
GET THIS BOOKSociology for Nurses : A Textbook for Nurses and Other Medical Practitioners

The text is based lies on the premise that successful nursing rests to a large extent on the development and maintenance of good relationship with patients. The book introduces the nurse to the relevance of sociology and to the uses she can make of this subject in her daily work. This book addresses the educational and professional needs both of the student nurse entering the profession after graduation and the experienced nurse seeking to broaden her understanding of her patients

Mapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine

Mapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine
  • Author : Fran Collyer
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • ISBN : 9780230320444
GET THIS BOOKMapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine

This book is a study of disciplines and their specialities. It poses sociological questions about the formation of intellectual fields and their social relations, and offers an in-depth, historical study of one of the largest specialities of the discipline of sociology - the sociology of health and medicine - across three countries: the United States of America, Britain and Australia. Employing a radical new theory of disciplines, this book reveals unexpected connections between the ideas of sociologists and the context