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Description - Modernity, Medicine and Health by Paul Higgs

This text seeks to enable medical sociology to establish a voice in key debates in the social sciences. These debates concern modernity, postmodernity, structuralism and poststructuralism as they relate to medical sociology. Topics include: disease and medicine in postmodern times; gender, health and the feminist debate; the sociology of health and ageing; medicine and complementary medicine; and death in postmodernity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415149389
ISBN-10: 041514938X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul Higgs

Graham Scambler is Reader in Sociology and Director of the Unit of Medical Sociology at University College London. Paul Higgs is Lecturer in Medical Sociology also at University College London.

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