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Second opinion : an introduction to health sociology / edited by John Germov
Bib ID 4512863
Format BookBook
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Edition 4th ed. 
Description South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2009 
xxvi, 564 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 9780195562811
019556281X
Summary

"This title provides an introduction for students to the sociology of health and illness. It shows how health and illness are affected by the social, cultural, economic and political features of society. It should also help students to develop a critical sociological imagination, by introducing key sociological concepts and theories, and by showing how sociological analysis can be applied to the study of health and illness." - product description.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Part One Health Sociology and the Social Model of Health 1
  • 1 Imagining Health Problems as Social Issues 3
  • John Germov
  • 2 Theorising Health: Major Theoretical Perspectives in Health Sociology 25
  • John Germov
  • 3 Researching Health: Methodological Traditions and Innovations 45
  • Douglas Ezzy
  • Part Two The Social Production and Distribution of Health and Illness 63
  • 4 Global Public Health 65
  • Alex Broom And John Germov
 
Notes

Previous ed.: 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Social medicine -- Australia.  |  Health -- Social aspects -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Statistics, Medical.
Other authors/contributors Germov, John
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