The Checkered Fritillary

The Checkered Fritillary

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This reader provides a comprehensive collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness. It is organized into the following sections: health beliefs and knowledge; inequalities and patterning of health and illness; professional and patient interaction; chronic illness and disability; and evaluation and politics in health care. Each section has an introduction, summarizing the content and argument of each article in turn. The reader also has a general introduction which sets the scene for the field as a whole, contextualises each section and provides a guide to additional reading. The reader includes a number of different perspectives on health and illness, is international in scope, and provides a useful resource to students across a wide range of courses in sociology and the social sciences.show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 128.5 x 204.5 x 11.7mm | 228.92g
  • AUTHORHOUSE
  • Bloomington, United States
  • English
  • 1587211882
  • 9781587211881