Princeton University Library Catalog

Handbook of medical sociology / Chloe E. Bird ... [et al.], editors.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, c2010.
Εdition:
6th ed.
Description:
xiii, 457 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Preface to the Sixth Edition / Stefan Timmermans -- Part I. Social Contexts and Health Disparities -- 1. Social Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities / Jo Phelan -- 2. Social Capital and Health / Ichiro Kawachi -- 3. Why Education Is the Key to Socioeconomic Differentials in Health / John Mirowsky -- 4. Understanding Gender and Health: Old Patterns, New Trends, and Future Directions / Martha E. Lang -- 5. Social Support, Sex, and Food: Social Networks and Health / Peter S. Bearman -- 6. Race, Social Contexts, and Health: Examining Geographic Spaces and Places / ManChui Leung -- 7. The Latino Health Paradox: Looking at the Intersection of Sociology and Health / Dolores Acevedo-Garcia -- 8. A Life-Course Approach to the Study of Neighborhoods and Health / Margaret M. Weden -- Part II. Health Trajectories and Experiences -- 9. The Social Construction of Illness: Medicalization and Contested Illness / Kristin K. Barker -- 10. The Patient's Experience of Illness / David A. Rier -- 11. The Internet and the Experience of Illness / Cheryl Stults -- 12. The Sociology of Disability: Historical Foundations and Future Directions / Gary L. Albrecht -- 13. Death, Dying, and the Right to Die / Clive Seale -- Part III. Health-Care Organization, Delivery, and Impact -- 14. Gender and Health Care / Renee R. Anspach -- 15. Institutional Change and the Organization of Health Care: The Dynamics of "Muddling Through" / W. Richard Scott -- 16. Health-Care Professions, Markets, and Countervailing Powers / Donald W. Light -- 17. The Sociological Concomitants of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Medications / John Abraham -- 18. Evidence-Based Medicine: Sociological Explorations / Stefan Timmermans -- 19. The Sociology of Quality and Safety in Health Care: Studying a Movement and Moving Sociology / Marc Berg -- Part IV. Crosscutting Issues -- 20. Religion, Spirituality, Health, and Medicine: Sociological Intersections / Brian Fair -- 21. Health, Security, and New Biological Threats: Reconfigurations of Expertise / Andrew Lakoff -- 22. Health Social Movements: History, Current Work, and Future Directions / Ruth Simpson -- 23. The Application of Biomarker Data to the Study of Social Determinants of Health / Chloe E. Bird -- 24. Gene-Environment Interaction and Medical Sociology / Jeremy Freese -- 25. Biotechnology and the Prolongation of Life: A Sociological Critique / Bryan S. Turner.
Subject(s):
Social medicineHandbooks, manuals, etc [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780826517203 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 082651720X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780826517210 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0826517218 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009047976
OCLC:
467710810
Related name:
RCP:
C - S