The standard reference in the field—around the world—this best-selling introduction to medical sociology presents the most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, issues, debates, and research findings at the cutting-edge of the field. KEY TOPICS It contains first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers; is based on a worldwide review of the literature; provides the most recent health statistics, data, and studies available; and identifies the most important trends and issues.
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This thorough revision of the best-selling medical sociology text provides a contemporary account of medical sociology, grounded in current research and sociological theory.About the Author:
William C. Cockerham is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Social Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (USA). He is President of the Research Committee on Health Sociology of the International Sociological Association and a current member of the Editorial Board of the American Sociological Review. His recent books include Social Causes of Health and Disease (2007), Medical Sociology, 11th edition (2010), and the co-authored Health and Globalization (2010).
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131113917
Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0131113917 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0046113