Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Sociology of Health and Illness by Michael Bury

This reader provides a comprehensive collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness. It is organised 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. Each section has an introduction, summarising the content and argument of each article in turn. The reader also has a general introduction which sets the scene for the field as a whole, contextualises each section and provides a guide to additional reading. 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.

Buy The Sociology of Health and Illness by Michael Bury from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415257565
ISBN-10: 0415257565
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Sociology of Health and Illness by Michael Bury

Book Reviews - The Sociology of Health and Illness by Michael Bury

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sociology of Health and Illness book by Michael Bury and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


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.

Books By Michael Bury

Sociology of the Health Service by Michael Bury
Hardback, September 2017
$274.50
Art and Identity in Early Modern Rome by Michael Bury
Hardback, April 2008
$207.90
Sociology of Health and Illness by Michael Bury
Hardback, September 2003
$180.00
Handbook of Disability Studies by Michael Bury
Paperback, May 2003
$151.20