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Orientalism, Postmodernism and Globalism

Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner - Social Science - 2002 - 244 pages
It is often thought that the development of capitalism and the modernization of culture have brought about a profound decline of religious belief and commitment. The history of ...
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Key Concepts in Mental Health

David Pilgrim - Medical - 2009 - 216 pages
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here "This book wins on two levels: not only is there an extensive range of concepts presented (including some that are ...
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Social Aspects of Health, Illness and Healthcare

Mary Larkin - Medical - 2011 - 290 pages
Provides a comprehensive and contemporary exploration of a wide range of topics within the social aspects of health, illness and healthcare. Explores and explains the different ...
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Health and Illness in a Changing Society

Michael Bury - Health & Fitness - 1997 - 230 pages
Health and illness are intensely personal matters. It seems self evident that health is a basic necessity of the 'good life', though it is often taken for granted. Illness, on ...
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Society and Health: An Introduction to Social Science for Health Professionals

Rosemary Gillespie, Graham Moon - Health & Fitness - 2005 - 288 pages
A concise introduction to the central issues concerning health and health care in contemporary society, Society and Health is written for all health professionals undergoing ...
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Sociology and Nursing: An Introduction

Peter Morrall - Medical - 2005 - 224 pages
This introductory text provides nurses with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues which they should find of great help in thinking about their work ...
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Essays on Professions

Professor Robert Dingwall - Social Science - 2012 - 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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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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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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