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Understanding the Sociology of Health

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Informationen zum Autor Klappentext Understanding the Sociology of Health, continues to offer an easy to read introduction to sociological theories essential to understanding the current health climate. Up-to-date with key policy and research, and including case studies and exercises to critically engage the reader, this book shows how sociology can answer complex questions about health and illness, such as why health inequalities exist. The 4th edition includes: a global perspective with international examples a new chapter on health technologies a glossary, key concepts, chapter summaries and reflective questions Though aimed primarily at students on health and social care courses and professions allied to medicine, this textbook provides valuable insights for anyone interested in the social aspects of health. Zusammenfassung Up-to-date with key policy and research, and including case studies and exercises to critically engage the reader, this textbook shows how sociology can answer complex questions about health and illness, such as why health inequalities exist. Comes with access to access to videos, flashcards and further readings.

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Understanding the Sociology of Health, continues to offer an easy to read introduction to sociological theories essential to understanding the current health climate. Up-to-date with key policy and research, and including case studies and exercises to critically engage the reader, this book shows how sociology can answer complex questions about health and illness, such as why health inequalities exist.

The 4th edition includes:

  • a global perspective with international examples
  • a new chapter on health technologies
  • a glossary, key concepts, chapter summaries and reflective questions

Though aimed primarily at students on health and social care courses and professions allied to medicine, this textbook provides valuable insights for anyone interested in the social aspects of health.



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Up-to-date with key policy and research, and including case studies and exercises to critically engage the reader, this textbook shows how sociology can answer complex questions about health and illness, such as why health inequalities exist. Comes with access to access to videos, flashcards and further readings.

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Section 1 - Theories, Perspectives and Concepts Chapter 1 - Sociological Theory: Explaining and Theorising Chapter 2 - Understanding Health Chapter 3 - A Brief History of Health and Healing Chapter 4 - Evidence and Enquiry: an Overview of Sociological Research Section 2 - Key Themes Chapter 5 - Inequality and Health Chapter 6 - Gender and health Chapter 7 -Ethnicity, Migration and Health Chapter 8 - Mental Health and Emotional Distress Chapter 9 - Sexualities and Health (with Megan Todd) Chapter 10 - Sociology of the Body: Chronic Illness and Disability Chapter 11 - Health, Ageing and the Life Course Section 3 - Contexts Chapter 12 - Place of care Chapter 13 - Health Policy Chapter 14 - Sport, Health Exercise and Wellbeing Chapter 15 - Death and Dying Chapter 16 - Health Technologies

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Titre: Understanding the Sociology of Health
Sous-titre: An Introduction
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Code EAN: 9781473929456
ISBN: 1473929458
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 352
Poids: 607g
Taille: H235mm x B191mm x T18mm
Année: 2016

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