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  • The New Sociology of the Health Serviceby Jonathan Gabe; Michael Calnan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    Health service policy and health policy have changed considerably over the past fifteen years and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date sociological analysis of health policy. Not only have policies themselves changed but new policy themes ? such as evidence-based policy and practice, an increasing focus on a primary care led health service,... more...

  • Music, Science, and the Rhythmic Brainby Jonathan Berger; Gabe Turow

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book studies the effects of repetitive musical rhythm on the brain and nervous system, and in doing so integrates diverse fields including ethnomusicology, psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, religious studies, music therapy, and human health. It presents aspects of musical rhythm and biological rhythms, and in particular rhythmic entrainment,... more...

  • Key Concepts in Medical Sociologyby Jonathan Gabe; Lee Monaghan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 44.00

    This is the only key concepts text in medical sociology and has already proven to be a bestseller. It will be used widely across sociology and health & nursing departments. All entries have been revised and updated, and there are five completely new entries. more...

  • The Sociology of Health and Illnessby Michael Bury; Jonathan Gabe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    A wide-ranging collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness, this reader is organized into the following sections: * health beliefs and knowledge * inequalities and patterning of health and illness * professional and patient interaction * chronic illness and disability * evaluation and politics... more...

  • The Sociology of the Health Serviceby Michael Bury; Michael Calnan; Jonathan Gabe

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    The Sociology of the Health Service responds directly to the need to develop a sociological analysis of current health policy. Topics covered vary from privatisation and health service management to health education and the politics of professional power. Also included is an histroical review of sociology's contributions to health policy and proposals... more...

  • Health, Medicine and Societyby Michael Calnan; Jonathan Gabe; Simon J. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    Taking as its point of departure recent developments in health and social theory Health, Medicine and Society brings together a range of eminent, international scholars to reflect upon key issues at the turn of the century. Contributors draw upon a range of contemporary theories, both modernist and postmodernist, to look at the following themes:... more...

  • Challenging Medicineby Jonathan Gabe; David Kelleher; Gareth Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    Challenging Medicine offers a lively appraisal of the current challenges to the dominance of medicine in the health service and analyzes their effects on the status and practice of health professionals. In particular, it assesses the challenges posed from within the health care system by nurses and managers and from outside forces ranging from alternative... more...

  • Key Concepts in Medical Sociologyby Jonathan Gabe; Michael Bury; Mary Elston

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 65.00

    'A must have for students and lecturers alike. Students because it gives them model essays on frequently set topics, lecturers because it gives them thumbnail overviews and up to date bibliographies on topics they might not cover in their courses.' - Kevin White Reader in Sociology, Australian National University more...

  • Challenging Medicineby David Kelleher; Jonathan Gabe; Gareth Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This text offers a lively re-appraisal of the current changes to the health service and analyzes their effects on the status and practice of health professionals. more...

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