Understanding the Sociology of Health (4th ed.)

An Introduction

by Anne-Marie Barry,

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  • 9781473929449
  • 9781473995116
  • 9781473995109

Understanding the Sociology of Health continues to offer an easy to read introduction to sociological theories essential to understanding the current health climate. Up-to-date with key policy and research, and including case studies and exercises to critically engage the reader, this book shows how sociology can answer complex questions about health and illness, such as why health inequalities exist.

 

To better help with your studies this book contains:

·         a global perspective with international examples;

·         a new chapter on health technologies;

·         online access to videos of the author discussing key topics as well as recommended further readings;

·         a glossary, chapter summaries and reflective questions to help you engage with the subject.

 

Though aimed primarily at students on health and social care courses and professions allied to medicine, this textbook provides valuable insights for anyone interested in the social aspects of health.

 

  • SAGE Publications; September 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473995116
  • Edition: 4
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Understanding the Sociology of Health
  • Author: Anne-Marie Barry; Chris Yuill
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473929449
  • 9781473995116
  • 9781473995109

In The Press

'This book provides excellent introductory points to assist niche researchers in the understanding and learning of the sociology of health. The arguments, discussion about several important issues within the sociology of health are from a variety of social-cultural perspectives. The systematic structure is attractive and easy to understand.  I would certainly recommend the book for those who are engaged in health research.' 

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473929449
  • 9781473995116
  • 9781473995109