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The sociology of health and illness

The sociology of health and illness

critical perspectives

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Published by Worth Publishers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Peter Conrad.
    ContributionsConrad, Peter, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA418 .S6739 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 546 p. :
    Number of Pages546
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21505204M
    ISBN 101572599219
    LC Control Number00061459
    OCLC/WorldCa44803021

    This aid from the government has had positive results. Social stress theory became prominent in the s and continues to guide many sociological studies. SAGE Publishing, Jack K. This advantageous character of North American nations has caused a high average life expectancy of 75 years for males and 80 years for females. Various studies have shown that pension rights may shed light on mortality differences between retired men and women of different socioeconomic statuses.

    Many traditional healing practices include shamanism and herbal medicinesand may have been passed down orally in small groups or even institutionalized and professionalized. Phelan, eds. While indigenous medicinal beliefs are not significantly prevalent in Australia, traditional ideas are still influential in the health care problems in many of the islands of the Pacific. Patients commonly believe that high levels of anxiety when first diagnosed are the major cause and think that when stress levels decline so too will their hypertension.

    In order to care for the sick parents, the children have to take on more responsibility by working to produce an income. The authors admirably balance judicious presentation of the range of available understandings with clear articulation of their own positions on key issues. The text spans issues such as the social construction of medical knowledge, the analysis of lay health knowledge and beliefs, concepts of lifestyles and risk, the experience of illness and the sociology of the body. The disease is spread from person to person via mosquito bites. The book aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in the area of the sociology of health and illness.


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Its trade and import-export market is continually thriving. Research on disadvantaged socioeconomic status and mental illness emerged in the late s. North America is highly advanced intellectually, technologically, and traditionally.

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An Introduction to the Sociology of Health and Illness

This eBook is not available in your country. A Sociology of Health offers readers a fresh approach to the subject, and will be essential reading for all undergraduate students on medical The sociology of health and illness book and sociology of health and illness courses, as well as postgraduate students in related health and social care disciplines.

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The text spans issues such as the social construction of medical knowledge, the analysis of lay health knowledge and beliefs, concepts of lifestyles and risk, the experience of illness and the sociology of the body.

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