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The SAGE Dictionary of Health and Society

Kevin White - Social Science - 2006 - 256 pages
"The inter-relationships of health, illness and society are matters of intense and growing research and debate. Kevin White has performed an extraordinary service to anyone who ...
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An Introduction to the Sociology of Health & Illness

Kevin White - Social Science - 2008 - 216 pages
"Kevin White guides us through the many reasons for the centrality of health showing clearly that health and illness are the products not just of our biology but of the society ...
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Vulnerability and Human Rights

Bryan S. Turner - Philosophy - 2006 - 160 pages
The mass violence of the twentieth century’s two world wars—followed more recently by decentralized and privatized warfare, manifested in terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and ...
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Essays on Professions

Robert Dingwall - Social Science - 2016 - 186 pages
Over the past 30 years Robert Dingwall has published an influential series of articles on the professions, especially law and medicine. This represents a substantial and ...
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Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

Jonathan Gabe, Lee Monaghan - Social Science - 2013 - 256 pages
"Fills an important gap in medical sociology. In an era of information overload, busy scholars and students will appreciate these accessible introductions to the field's key ...
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Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

Jonathan Gabe, Michael Bury, Mary Ann Elston - Social Science - 2004 - 256 pages
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 ...
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Sociology and Nursing

Peter Morrall - Medical - 2001 - 217 pages
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Critical Perspectives on Mental Health

Vicki Coppock, John Hopton - Health & Fitness - 2002 - 224 pages
Over the last forty years, there have been numerous attempts to critique the theory and practice of mental health care. Taking its lead from anti-psychiatry, Critical ...
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Can We Live Forever?: A Sociological and Moral Inquiry

Bryan S. Turner - Philosophy - 2009 - 162 pages
An enlightening look into the medical, cultural, religious and philosophical implications of life extension.
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