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Understanding the Sociology of Health: An Introduction (Hardback)
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Understanding the Sociology of Health: An Introduction (Hardback)

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Hardback 376 Pages / Published: 16/12/2011
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Understanding the Sociology of Health, 3rd Edition is a truly 'readable' introduction to a subject which is often shrouded in jargon. Providing case studies and exercises to really get you thinking, this book shows how sociology provides the means to answer complex questions about health and illness, such as why health inequalities exist:

The 3rd edition includes four new chapters on

- history of health & healing

- sexuality

- sport, fitness & exercise

- death & dying

Though aimed primarily at students on health and social care courses and professions allied to medicine, this textbook provides valuable insights for anyone interested in the social aspects of health.

Visit the companion website at www.sagepub.co.uk/barryandyuill3e to find a range of teaching and learning material for lecturers and students.


Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781446201879
Number of pages: 376
Weight: 794 g
Dimensions: 232 x 186 x 25 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition

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