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Health, Illness, and the Social Body : A Critical Sociology

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For undergraduate courses in Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Sociology, Medical Anthropology, Urban Studies, Social Medicine, and Nursing. This text presents a critical, holistic interpretation of health, illness, and human bodies that emphasizes power as a key social-structural factor in health and in societal responses to illness. It does not attempt to cover every relevant topic in the sociology of health and illness, but is organized as a set of core essays around which to build a course, with the expectation that instructors will assign additional readings to exemplify and develop further these important analytical themes.

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Weight 1.0500
By Freund, MacGuire, Podhurst, Linda S.
Country of Publication United States
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Edition 4 Rev ed
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780130982308
Pagination 436 pages
Publication Date Aug 31, 2002
Publisher Pearson Education US
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