Medical sociology

    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....

    Access To Care and Factors That Impact Access, Patients as Partners In Care and Changing Roles of Health Providers

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    Part of the "Research in the Sociology of Health Care" series, this title deals with both macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving access to care, factors that impact access, patients as partners in care and changing roles of health providers.

    Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies

    Hardback Save £18.54 = £121.46

    The Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies offers an exceptionally clear overview of the analysis of identity in the social sciences, and in so doing seeks to develop a new agenda for identity-studies in the twenty-first century. The key theories of identity, ranging from classical accounts to postmodern, psychoanalytic and feminist...

    Introduction to the Geography of Health

    By Helen Hazen

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    Health issues such as the emergence of infectious diseases, the potential influence of global warming on human health, and the escalating strain of increasing longevity and chronic conditions on healthcare systems are of growing importance in an increasingly peopled and interconnected world. A geographic approach to the study of health...

    Medicine Between Science and Religion: Explorations on Tibetan Grounds

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    There is a growing interest in studies that document the relationship between science and medicine-as ideas, practices, technologies and outcomes-across cultural, national, geographic terrain. Tibetan medicine is not only known as a scholarly medical tradition among other Asian medical systems...

    Using Theory to Explore Health, Medicine and Society

    By Carole Kennedy

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    This student-friendly textbook uses theoretical perspectives to bring to life social theories relating to health and illness. including binge drinking, obesity, the prominence of therapy and the search for happiness.

    Reader in Medical Anthropology

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    Presents a key collection of both classic and new agenda-setting articles in this central area of anthropology Provides analytic and historical contextual introductions by leading figures in medical anthropology, medical sociology, science studies, social theory and general anthropology .

    Health and Globalization

    By William C. Cockerham

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    Explores the links between health and globalization. Considers important issues such as the global spread of pandemics such as swine flu and bird flu, effects of migration, and health care systems across the world.

    Health and Social Theory

    By Fernando De Maio

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    Concise yet comprehensive, this book draws together key theoretical perspectives and significant research work in health and social theory. Exploring issues such as health inequities, healthcare systems and the medicalization of everyday life, it is essential critical reading for all students of the sociology of health and medical sociology.

    Health, Emotion and The Body

    By Gillian Bendelow

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    There is no other book like this on the market for students that thoughtfully guides the reader through all social, personal and emotional aspects of health and illness. The topic is a cutting-edge and popular theme of current medical sociology.

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