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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

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  • Unequal Livesby Hilary Graham

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Focuses on the connections between people's unequal health and people's unequal lives, and between health and socioeconomic inequalities. This book investigates these connections to shed light on how, even in rich societies enjoying unparalleled levels of wealth and health, people's life chances and health remain so unequal. more...

  • Concepts and Practice of Humanitarian Medicineby S.W.A. Gunn; Michele Masellis

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Defines humanitarian medicine, as practiced and advanced by organizations like the UN, WHO, Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and the International Association of Humanitarian Medicine (IAHM), which provide medical relief in developing countries as well as war and disaster situations. more...

  • Diversity & Cultural Awarenessby Jon C Warner

    Worldwide Center for Organizational Development 2006; US$ 9.50

    This Cultural Diversity and Awareness Rapid Skill Builder booklet aims to provide an overview of the whole subject of cultural diversity and awareness at a broad summary level, or why we tend to focus on difference (or what separates us) more than we look at what is common (or is similar between us). more...

  • Ausbildungsguideby Barbara Kneitschel; Sabine Philbert-Hasucha

    Springer 2008; US$ 19.95

    Hier geht?s lang ? Sie befinden sich in der Ausbildung zur Altenpflegerin oder zur Gesundheits- und Krankenpflegerin? Sie haben den ersten Schritt geschafft und einen Ausbildungsplatz gefunden? Doch wie geht es nun weiter? Dieser informative und kurzweilige Ausbildungsführer hilft Ihnen, die Hürden der Ausbildung besser zu nehmen. Die Autorinnen geben... more...

  • Care for Major Health Problems and Population Health Concernsby Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 124.95

    Deals with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving provision of health care as related to major health problems. This work examines social, demographic and structural problems, and a variety of health problems including chronic illnesse more...

  • Social Inequality and Public Healthby Salvatore J. Babones

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    This book brings together the latest research findings from some of the most respected medical and social scientists in the world, surveying four pathways to understanding the social determinants of health. more...

  • The New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociologyby William C. Cockerham

    Wiley 2010; US$ 225.95

    An authoritative, topical, and comprehensive reference to the key concepts and most important traditional and contemporary issues in medical sociology. Contains 35 chapters by recognized experts in the field, both established and rising young scholars Covers standard topics in the field as well as new and engaging issues such as bioterrorism, bioethics,... more...

  • Social Epidemiologyby Lisa F. Berkman; Ichiro Kawachi

    Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 64.99

    The authors of this groundbreaking text define social epidemiology as the study of the social determinants of health, implying that an important goal of public health is to identify and address factors in the social environment that may be related to health outcomes. In the first systematic account of this field, they focus on the major social variables... more...

  • Key Concepts in Health Studiesby Chris Yuill; Iain Crinson; Eilidh Duncan

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 42.00

    As with the other popular Key Concepts titles from SAGE, this book provides an accesible introduction which covers all the major themes and topics of health. more...

  • Democraciesby Barbara Wejnert

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 124.95

    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...