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The Blackwell companion to medical sociology [electronic resource] / edited by William C. Cockerham.



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Publication date:
Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 2005.
  • Book
  • xiii, 528 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Title Variation:
Medical sociology
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Medical sociology and sociological theory
  • Health and culture
  • The sociology of the body
  • Health and social stratification
  • From women's health to a gender analysis of health
  • Work stress and health
  • Migration, health, and stress
  • Health professions and occupations
  • The convergence and divergence of modern health care systems
  • The American health care system: entering the twenty-first century with high risk, major challenges, and great opportunities
  • The evolution of health care in Canada: toward community or corporate control?
  • Medical sociology in Mexico
  • Social science and health in Brazil
  • Medical sociology in Great Britain
  • The French paradoxes
  • Medical sociology in Germany
  • Society, health, and health care in Sweden
  • The Russian health care experiment: transition of the health care system and rethinking the sociology of medicine
  • In and out of communism: the macrosocial context of health in Poland
  • Transformation of the health care system in the Czech Republic: a sociological perspective
  • Health and health care in South Africa against an African background
  • Health, health care, and medical education in the Arab world
  • Health and health care in Israel
  • Medicine and health care in Australia
  • Health, illness, and health policy in Japan
  • The great reversal: transformation of health care in the People's Republic of China.
Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Blackwell, 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on June 27, 2008). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Cockerham, William C.
Related Work:
Blackwell reference online.
Blackwell companions to sociology.

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