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Key Concepts in Medical Sociology by Jonathan Gabe
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Written with the needs of today's student in mind, the Sage Key Concepts series provides accessible, authoritative and reliable coverage of the essential issues in a range of disciplines. Written in each case, by experienced and respected experts in the subject area, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension. Key Concepts in Medical Sociology is cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages understanding without sacrificing the level of detail and critical evaluation essential to convey the complexity of the issues.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART ONE: SOCIAL PATTERNING OF HEALTH Social Class Gender Ethnicity Age Place Health and Development Material and Cultural Factors Psycho-Social Factors Social Support Life Events Life Course PART TWO: EXPERIENCE OF ILLNESS Medicalization Illness Behaviour Stigma Embodiment Chronic Illness and Disability Illness Narratives Risk The Sick Role Practitioner-Client Relationships Uncertainty Compliance and Concordance Quality of Life Dying Trajectories PART THREE: HEALTH, KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE Medical Model Social Constructionism Lay Knowledge Reproduction Medical Technologies Geneticization Surveillance and Health Promotion PART FOUR: HEALTH WORK AND THE DIVISION OF LABOUR Professions and Professionalization Professional Socialization Medical Autonomy and Dominance Decline of Medical Autonomy Medical Pluralism Negotiated Order Emotional Labour Informal Care PART FIVE: HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION AND POLICY Hospitals and Health Care Organizations Privatization Managerialism Consumerism Social Movements and Health Social Problems and Health The New Public Health Medicines Regulation Citizenship and Health Evaluation Malpractice
Release date NZ
March 18th, 2004
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
SAGE Publications Ltd
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