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Description - The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society by William C. Cockerham

Offering more than 700 entries across 20 sub-disciplines, this encyclopedia represents the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and international reference work on all aspects of the social scientific study of health and illness.


Spans concepts, theories, and substantive topics relating to the study of health in our globalized, 21st-century world from aging and stress to ICT and health care, and from disabilities to socio-economic status

Brings together an experienced author team from across Europe, Asia, and America, who represent a variety of health-related disciplines

Provides definitive coverage of each topic, combining different areas of the social scientific study of health in a way that reflects and promotes interdisciplinary health research

Accessibly structured A to Z entries also include brief bibliographies and cross-references to enhance clarity


5 Volumes

www.healthandsocietyencyclopedia.com

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781444330762
ISBN-10: 1444330764
Format: Hardback
(290mm x 198mm x 225mm)
Pages: 2696
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - William C. Cockerham

William C. Cockerham is Distinguished Professor and Chairof Sociology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Hispublications include Social Causes of Health and Disease, SecondEdition (2013), Medical Sociology, 12th edition(2012), and The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology ofMedicine (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). Robert Dingwall is a consulting sociologist and part-timeProfessor at Nottingham Trent University. He has published widelyon research in medicine, law, and science and technology and is aformer editor ofSociology of Health and Illness. Stella Quah is Adjunct Professor of Sociology at the Duke-NUSGraduate Medical School. She is author and editor of several booksincluding Crisis Preparedness: Asia and the Global Governanceof Epidemics (2007), Families in Asia: Home andKin (2009), and International Encyclopedia of PublicHealth (co-edited with Harald Kristian Heggenhougen, 2008).

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