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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
Do lay people view modern medicine as a fountain of hope or a font of despair? What are their experiences of modern medical care and technology, and how do their views and experiences differ across different social groups? Combining theoretical insights with a range of qualitative and ethnographic research, this volume examines lay experiences and... more...