Health and Health Care in Modern Britain by Joan Busfield
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Health and Health Care in Modern Britain
By Joan Busfield

Health and Health Care in Modern Britain

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Health and Health Care in Modern Britain by Joan Busfield

Book Description

The Oxford Modern Britain series comprises authority introductory books on all aspects of the social structure of modern Britain. Lively and accessible, the books will be the first point of reference for anyone interested in the state of contemporary Britain. They will be invaluable to those taking courses in the social sciences. This volume has been developed for the large number of students studying the sociology of health and health care at an introductory level. It may also be read by nursing, medical students, and post-graduate public health students. Joan Busfield, well known for her expert and original work in the field, examines key issues affecting healthcare in contemporary Britain. These include: concepts and measures of health and illness; patterns of health and illness; changing health care provisions; explanations of health care systems; and a concluding analysis of current problems and prospects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198781233
ISBN-10: 0198781237
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 214
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Men, Women and Madness by Joan Busfield Men, Women and Madness, Hardback (May 1996)

Nowadays, mental disorder is often seen as a typically female malady. This book rejects this claim, focusing on the complex patterning of mental disorder identified in men and women. The first part covers fundamentals and the second part looks at the origins of mental disorder.

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Author Biography - Joan Busfield

Joan Busfield is Professor of Sociology and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Essex

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