Medical Work, Medical Knowledge and Health Care by Ellen Annandale
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Medical Work, Medical Knowledge and Health Care
By Ellen Annandale

Medical Work, Medical Knowledge and Health Care

A Sociology of Health and Illness Reader

Edited by See other recent books by Ellen Annandale See other recent books by Mary Ann Elston See other recent books by Lindsay Prior
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Medical Work, Medical Knowledge and Health Care by Ellen Annandale

Book Description

This Reader introduces students of sociology and health care to the changing fields of medical knowledge and medical work. It provides a chronicle of research in the field of medical knowledge, medical work and health care over the past 25 years; and, summarises changes in how health care was delivered and how medical knowledge and practice were conceptualised over this period. Section introductions by the editors situate the articles within a wider body of literature. This is a valuable resource for student of sociology, social policy, social work, health policy or health care.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631223276
ISBN-10: 0631223274
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Pages: 504
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ellen Annandale

Ellen Annandale, Mary Ann Elston and Lindsay Prior are all experts in the sociology of medical work, medical knowledge and health care. Until recently, they were senior members of the editorial team of the journal, The Sociology of Health and Illness. Dr Annandale is the author of The Sociology of Health and Medicine'; (1989), Dr Elston is the editor of The Sociology of Medical Science and Technology'; (Blackwell Publishing, 1997) and Dr Prior is the author of The Social Organisation of Mental Illness'; (1993).

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