The Medicalization of Society

This thought-provoking study offers valuable insight into not only how medicalization got to this point but how it may continue to evolve.

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  • Author : Peter Conrad
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 0801892341
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

Key Concepts in Medical Sociology
  • Author : Jonathan Gabe,Michael Bury,Mary Ann Elston
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 10 April 2004
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This title provides a systematic and accessible introduction to medical sociology, beginning each 1500 word entry with a definition of the concept, then examines its origins, development, strengths and weaknesses, offering further reading guidance for independent learning, and drawing on international literature and examples.

Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology

Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology
  • Author : Graham Scambler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology explores the work of key social theorists and the application of their ideas to issues around health and illness. Encouraging students and researchers to use mainstream sociological thought to inform and deepen their knowledge and understanding of the many arenas of health and healthcare, this text discusses and critically reviews the work of several influential contemporary thinkers, including – Foucault, Bauman, Habermas, Luhmann, Bourdieu, Merleau-Ponty, Wallerstein, Archer, Deleuze, Guattari, and Castells. Each chapter includes a critical

Medical Sociology on the Move

Medical Sociology on the Move
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 03 April 2013
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This book provides readers with a single source reviewing and updating sociological theory in medical or health sociology. The book not only addresses the major theoretical approaches in the field today, it also identifies the future directions these theories are likely to take in explaining the social processes affecting health and disease. Many of the chapters are written by leading medical sociologists who feature the use of theory in their everyday work, including contributions from the original theorists of fundamental

Sociological Theory and Medical Sociology

Sociological Theory and Medical Sociology
  • Author : Graham Scambler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 May 2022
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Originally published in 1987, this book builds bridges between medical sociology and mainstream theory. It does so by demonstrating in new and important ways how selected theories of major thinkers like Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Freud, Parsons, Goffman, Foucault, Habermas and Offe stand to inform, and in turn be informed by the often highly focused and empirical studies of health, disease and health care found in contemporary medical sociology. The topics covered include doctor-patient interaction and the formation of health policy.

The Sociology of Medicine

The Sociology of Medicine
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Pub
  • Release : 04 July 1995
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'Cockerham has been very successful . . . as he has brought together a range of articles which demonstrate the richness and diversity of research and theory currently within medical sociology. Overall, this book will be a valuable resource to those working in the area . . . it does offer an accessible and interesting overview of many key issues and debates within medical sociology. It furthermore familiarises the reader with the range of theories and methods used in this sub-discipline and illustrates the importance of

Medical Sociology

Medical Sociology
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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For upper-division undergraduate/beginning graduate-level courses in Medical Sociology, and for Behavioral Science courses in schools of Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing. Offers a comprehensive overview of the most current issues in medical sociology. The standard text in the field, this best-selling introduction to medical sociology presents the most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, issues, debates, and research findings. It contains first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers. It is based on a worldwide review

Medical Sociology and Old Age

Medical Sociology and Old Age
  • Author : Paul Higgs,Ian Rees Jones
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 January 2009
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The nature of health in later life has conventionally been studied from two perspectives. Medical sociologists have focused on the failing body, chronic illness, infirmity and mortality, while social gerontologists on the other hand have focused on the epidemiology of old age and health and social policy. By examining these perspectives, Higgs and Jones show how both standpoints have a restricted sense of contemporary ageing which has prevented an understanding of the way in which health in later life has

An Introduction to Medical Sociology

An Introduction to Medical Sociology
  • Author : David Tuckett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 December 2013
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Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the

Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education

Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education
  • Author : Caragh Brosnan,Bryan S. Turner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 September 2009
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The Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education provides a contemporary introduction to this classic area of sociology by examining the social origin and implications of the epistemological, organizational and demographic challenges facing medical education in the twenty-first century. Beginning with reflections on the historical and theoretical foundations of the sociology of medical education, the collection then focuses on current issues affecting medical students, the profession and the faculty, before exploring medical education in different national contexts. Leading sociologists analyze:

Handbook of Medical Sociology, Sixth Edition

Handbook of Medical Sociology, Sixth Edition
  • Author : Chloe E. Bird,Peter Conrad,Allen M. Fremont,Stefan Timmermans
  • Publisher : Vanderbilt University Press
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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Composed entirely of specially commissioned chapters by some of the outstanding scholars in medical sociology, this edition reflects important changes in the study of health and illness. In addition to updated and reconceived chapters on the impacts of gender, race, and inequality on health, this volume has new chapters on topics that include: --social networks, neighborhoods, and social capital --disability --dying and "the right to die" --health disparities --the growing influence of the pharmaceutical industry --the internet --evidence-based medicine and

Medicine, Health and Society

Medicine, Health and Society
  • Author : Hannah Bradby
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 13 February 2012
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Sharp, bold and engaging, this book provides a contemporary account of why medical sociology matters in our modern society. Combining theoretical and empirical perspectives, and applying the pragmatic demands of policy, this timely book explores society's response to key issues such as race, gender and identity to explain the relationship between sociology, medicine and medical sociology. Each chapter includes an authoritative introduction to pertinent areas of debate, a clear summary of key issues and themes and dedicated bibliography. Chapters include: •

Health, Illness, and Society

Health, Illness, and Society
  • Author : Steven E. Barkan
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 29 January 2020
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This engaging text provides a sociological perspective on health, illness, and health care. Serving as an introduction to medical sociology for undergraduate and graduate students, it also presents a summary of the field for medical sociologists and for public health scholars and practitioners. A highlight of the text is its emphasis on the social roots of health and disease and on the impact of social inequality on health disparities and the quality of health care. The book also critically examines

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology
  • Author : William C. Cockerham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 21 April 2021
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A comprehensive collection of original essays by leading medical sociologists from around the world, fully updated to reflect contemporary research and global health issues The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology is an authoritative overview of the most recent research, major theoretical approaches, and central issues and debates within the field. Bringing together contributions from an international team of leading scholars, this wide-ranging volume summarizes significant new developments and discusses a broad range of globally-relevant topics. The Companion's twenty-eight chapters