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The sociology of health: an introduction

by Robert Neal Wilson

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Literaturverz. S. [123] - 128.

StatementRobert N. Wilson
SeriesStudies in sociology -- 43, Studies in sociology -- 43.
The Physical Object
PaginationXVII, 134 S.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26643542M
ISBN 10039430795X
ISBN 109780394307954
OCLC/WorldCa246478670

Table of Contents. 1. Health Care Systems Theory and Polycontexturality: An Introduction Morten Knudsen and Werner Vogd Part 1: Polycontextural Constructions in Modern Society: Analysing Polycontextural Things under Condition of Functional Differentiation Anna Henkel ntexturality and the Body Holger Højlund and Anders la Cour Part 2: Societal Arrangements 4. setting for the principles of the sociology of health, and of the social and political climate that is shaping our understanding of the causes of health and disease, the book reviews Marxist, Parsonian, feminist and Foucauldian approaches to health, as well as examining the data on the impact of ethnicity on health.

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