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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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Sociology and Nursing

Peter Morrall - Medical - 2001 - 217 pages
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Health

Mildred Blaxter - Social Science - 2010 - 183 pages
A comprehensive and highly readable introduction to the key debates surrounding the concept of health today. It discusses how health is defined, constructed, experienced and ...
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Understanding Social Control: Crime and Social Order in Late Modernity

Innes, Martin - Social Science - 2003 - 176 pages
This book investigates how the concept of social control has been used to capture the ways in which individuals, communities and societies respond to a variety of forms of ...
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Social Theory, Health and Healthcare

Orla McDonnell, Maria Lohan, Abbey Hyde, Sam Porter - Social Science - 2009 - 248 pages
Health research, education and provision have become increasingly interdisciplinary over the last few years, leading health professionals to broaden their knowledge beyond ...
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Critical Perspectives on Mental Health

Vicki Coppock, John Hopton - Medical - 2000 - 208 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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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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