The Sociology of Health and Illness
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Sociology of Health and Illness by Michael Bury
Book DescriptionA wide-ranging collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness, this reader is organized into the following sections: * health beliefs and knowledge * inequalities and patterning of health and illness * professional and patient interaction * chronic illness and disability * evaluation and politics in health care. With a thorough introduction which sets the scene for the field as a whole, and section introductions which contextualize each chapter, the reader includes a number of different perspectives on health and illness, is international in scope, and will provide an invaluable resource to students across a wide range of courses in sociology and the social sciences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415257565
(246mm x 174mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Bury
Art and Identity in Early Modern Rome, Hardback (April 2008)
Considers identity creation and artistic development in Rome during the late fifteenth to the late seventeenth century. This book demonstrates how the exceptional quality of Roman court and urban culture - with its elected 'monarchy', its large foreign population, and sense of civic identity - interacted with developments in the visual arts.
Sociology of Health and Illness, Hardback (September 2003)
The reader includes a number of different perspectives on health and illness, is international in scope, and will provide an invaluable resource to students across a wide range of courses in sociology and the social sciences.
Handbook of Disability Studies, Paperback (July 2003)
Drawing on the insights of disability scholars around the world, this book engages readers in the critical issues and debates framing disability studies and places them in a historical and cultural context. It is suitable for disabled people, scholars, policy makers and activists.
Health and Illness in a Changing Society, Hardback (May 1997)» View all books by Michael Bury
A lively and critical account of the impact of social change on the experience of health and illness. Also examines the different sociological perspectives that have been used to analyse health matters and highlights those ripe for revision.
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Author Biography - Michael Bury
Michael Bury is Professor of Sociology at Royal Holloway, University of London. Jonathan Gabe is Reader in Sociology at Royal Holloway, University of London.
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