Health, Medicine and Society: Key Theories, Future Agendas by Michael CalnanHealth, Medicine and Society: Key Theories, Future Agendas by Michael Calnan

Health, Medicine and Society: Key Theories, Future Agendas

EditorMichael Calnan, Jonathan Gabe, Simon J. Williams

Paperback | April 26, 2000

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Taking as its point of departure recent developments in health and social theoryHealth, Medicine and Societybrings together a range of eminent, international scholars to reflect upon key issues at the turn of the century.
Contributors draw upon a range of contemporary theories, both modernist and postmodernist, to look at the following themes:
*health and social structure
*the contested nature of the body
*the salience of consumption and risk
*the challenge of emotions
Health, Medicine and Societyprovides a 'state-of-the-art' assessment of health related issues at the millennium and a cogent set of arguments for the centrality of health to contemporary social theory. Written in a clear, accessible style it will be ideal reading for students and researchers in health studies, public health, medical sociology, medicine and nursing.
Title:Health, Medicine and Society: Key Theories, Future AgendasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1 inPublished:April 26, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415221366

ISBN - 13:9780415221368

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