The Blackwell companion to medical sociology [electronic resource]
- Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 2005.
- Physical description
- xiii, 528 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Blackwell companions to sociology.
- Cockerham, William C.
- 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.
- Publication date
- edited by William C. Cockerham.
- Title Variation
- Medical sociology
- Blackwell companions to sociology
- 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.
- Related Work
- Blackwell reference online.