Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 2005.
xiii, 528 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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.
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