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The Resource An introduction to the sociology of health and illness, Kevin White

An introduction to the sociology of health and illness, Kevin White

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An introduction to the sociology of health and illness
Title
An introduction to the sociology of health and illness
Statement of responsibility
Kevin White
Title variation
Sociology of health and illness
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Kevin White argues that a range of sociological causes are behind much illness. The author's study shows how the dynamics of class, gender and ethnicity are inextricably linked to health and illness in modern societies
Cataloging source
NLM
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1955-
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White, Kevin
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sociology, Medical
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Social medicine
Label
An introduction to the sociology of health and illness, Kevin White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [174]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The social construction of medical knowledge -- The development of the sociology of health -- Postmodernity, epidemiology and neo-liberalism -- Materialist approaches to the sociology of health -- Parsons, American sociology of medicine and the sick role -- Foucault and the sociology of medical knowledge -- Health, gender and feminism -- Race, ethnicity and health -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn228363550
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 204 p.
Isbn
9781412918787
Lccn
2007943569
Label
An introduction to the sociology of health and illness, Kevin White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [174]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The social construction of medical knowledge -- The development of the sociology of health -- Postmodernity, epidemiology and neo-liberalism -- Materialist approaches to the sociology of health -- Parsons, American sociology of medicine and the sick role -- Foucault and the sociology of medical knowledge -- Health, gender and feminism -- Race, ethnicity and health -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn228363550
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 204 p.
Isbn
9781412918787
Lccn
2007943569

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