Medical sociology

    Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity: Morality, mortality and the new public health

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    This cutting edge collection of essays explores recent developments in alcohol, tobacco and obesity in comparative, international and interdisciplinary perspective.

    Critical Perspectives on Addiction

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    Featuring the work of several up-and-coming scholars working to deepen theoretical perspectives on addiction and its relationship to social control and deviance, this volume fills a gap in addiction studies by offering critical perspectives that interrogate and challenge traditional and/or mainstream understandings of addiction.

    Work-Based Learning in Clinical Settings: Insights from Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    By Caroline Daly

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    The importance of learning in the workplace has long been recognised in clinical education, however the twin demands of the explosion in clinical knowledge and the changing dynamics of the clinical workplace have exposed the shortcomings of existing clinical learning practices and understandings of clinical learning in the workplace. There...

    Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology

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    Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology explores the work of key social theorists and the application of their ideas to issues around health and illness. Encouraging students and researchers to use mainstream sociological thought to inform and deepen their knowledge and understanding of the many arenas of health and healthcare, this...

    Medicine as Culture: Illness, Disease and the Body

    By Deborah Lupton

    Hardback £78.11

    The Third Edition of a seminal text which is widely recommended to upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students of health, anthropology, nursing and cultural studies.

    Material Worlds: Intersections of Law, Science, Technology, and Society

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    A study of the existing and future research on the intersections between law and materiality, leading to the illumination of both.

    Health and Human Rights in a Changing World

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    Consists of articles reprinted from various sources.

    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine

    By Anamaria Iosif Ross

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    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine is a concise yet wide-ranging exploration of the cultural underpinnings of non-biomedical healing.

    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine

    By Anamaria Iosif Ross

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine is a concise yet wide-ranging exploration of the cultural underpinnings of non-biomedical healing.

    Depression: Integrating Science, Culture, and Humanities

    By Bradley Lewis

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    We live in an era of depression, a condition that causes extensive suffering for individuals and families and saps our collective productivity. Yet there remains considerable confusion about how to understand depression. Depression: Integrating Science, Culture, and Humanities looks at the varied and multiple models through which depression is understood....

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