Medical Sociology

Medical Sociology

3.46 (39 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
By (author) 

List price: US$53.55

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


This thorough revision of the best-selling medical sociology text provides a contemporary account of medical sociology, grounded in current research and sociological theory. New to this edition are chapters on health care in Third World Countries, First World and formerly Socialist countries, providing extensive discussion on health reform in the US and the proposals of the Clinton administration. This work is intended for use on courses in medical more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 175.26 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 816.46g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • International 2 Revised ed
  • 0130633224
  • 9780130633224

Table of contents

Medical Sociology. Epidemiology. The Social Demography of Health. Social Stress. Health Behaviour. Illness Behaviour. Healing Options in American Society. The Sick Role. Doctor-Patient Interaction. Physicians. Nurses and Physician Assistants. Hospitals. The Physician in a Changing Society. Health Care Delivery and Social Policy in the United States. Health Care in First World and Formally Socialist Countries. Health Care in other more

Rating details

39 ratings
3.46 out of 5 stars
5 23% (9)
4 21% (8)
3 44% (17)
2 5% (2)
1 8% (3)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X