Summary: For Medical Sociology, Sociology of Health, and Sociology of Health and Illness courses taught at the junior/senior level in sociology and allied health departments.
This student-friendly text provides an in-depth overview of the field and offers solid coverage of traditional topics with a keen focus on the current issues and public policy debates affecting the medical field.
New To This Edition
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- NEW--Thoroughly updated patterns, trends, and statistics.
- Presents students with new material that reflects important changes in health care in society and important advancements in medical sociology.
- NEW--Extended analysis of a wide range of topics-e.g., the SARS epidemic; the sociology of mental health; the multidimensional consideration of stressors; the increasing problem of obesity; and contributions of animals to human health.
- Provides students with important findings in medical sociology research.
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
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