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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00
Drawing on the disciplines of sociology, politics and epidemiology,the author analyses Governmental and other policies for the prevention of heart disease and looks at the feasisbility of such policies and obstacles barring their adoption. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book examines the notion of trust in a healthcare setting - from the micro level of trust between an individual patient and clinician, between one clinician and another, or between a clinician and a manager; to the macro level which includes patient and public trust in clinicians and managers, healthcare organizations or healthcare systems in... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 47.00
Explores the role of subjectivity in mediating the relationship between work and ill health by using sociological theories of embodiment, emotions and medicalization. This book examines the consequences of adopting the passive identity of 'work stress victim', and the extent to which individuals resist the medicalization of their problems. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 57.00
Has increasing patient self-management changed trust relations with health professionals, potentially requiring a more equal relationship based on mutual trust? This book provides a theoretical and policy analysis of the nature, salience and impact of trust on relations between patients, clinicians, and health service managers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
The New Sociology of the Health Service provides a vital new sociological framework for analysing health policy and health care, covering a broad range of key contemporary health services issues. It will be an important read for all students and researchers of medical sociology and health policy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Until now little attention has been paid by sociologists to health policy issues. The Sociology of the Health Service provides an analysis of current policy and covers such topics as privatisation, health education and management. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Combining theoretical insights with a range of qualitative and ethnographic research, this volume examines lay experiences and evaluation of medicines and drugs, chronic illness and life-saving technology, and reproductive technologies. more...