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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
This is the first systematic account of social epidemiology, and it will be especially useful to graduate students of epidemiology, public health, and medical sociology. The authors emphasize methodological approaches in discussing the major social variables that affect health, such as socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, gender, working conditions,... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2010; US$ 30.18
Wer auf dem chinesichen Markt erfolgreich sein möchte, braucht ein gewisses Verständnis der chinesischen Kultur und Gesellschaft und ihrer Kommunikationsformen. Dieser praktische Leitfaden macht deutlich, warum wir Chinesen oft missverstehen, und zeigt, wie es gelingt, westlich-chinesische Kulturunterschiede zu erkennen, in ihrem Ausmaß zu gewichten,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 120.99
Volume 19 in the Research in Political Sociology series is devoted to health problems, challenges and accomplishments in democratic societies. It includes papers addressing health systems and health policies in a broad spectrum of countries from India, Sr more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 78.50
In this seminal collection of articles on health care in the Third World, sociological perspectives are applied to medical issues in revealing ways. Fourteen essays (all but two of which are original to this volume) examine the social production of health, disease, and systems of care throughout the developing world. The volume covers a range of... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 37.00
A clear, bold book which provides a contemporary account of why medicine and health matter in our modern society. Written by an expert in both sociology and medicine, it critically explores key areas of debate and policy whilst explaining the practical realities of medicine today. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 131.99
The 30th Anniversary volume of Research in the Sociology of Health Care looks at the important links between major social factors and health and health care. The four main factors analysed in the book are race/ethnicity, immigration, Socioeconomic Status (SES) and gender. more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 50.00
'Simon Williams has produced an original and comprehensive sociological statement of the centrality of the body to an understanding of medicine, health and illness... It will shape future teaching and research in the field of health and illness' - Bryan S Turner, Professor of Sociology, University of Cambridge more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 50.00
`Turner's intelligible and readable style and his broad grasp of social theory and history make this volume an interesting blend of historical particularities and specific cross-national examples. It is a work that is both entertaining, informative and accessible' - Medical Sociology News more...