Mapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine: America, Britain and Australia Compared by F. CollyerMapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine: America, Britain and Australia Compared by F. Collyer

Mapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine: America, Britain and Australia Compared

byF. Collyer

Hardcover | May 15, 2012

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This book studies the sociology of health and medicine across three different countries, the USA, UK and Australia, examining the nature of disciplines and their specialties and posing sociological questions about the formation of intellectual fields and their social relations.
FRAN COLLYER Sociologist at the University of Sydney, Australia, National Convenor of the Health Section of The Australian Sociological Association, a member of the Health Governance Network, and former editor of theHealth Sociology Review. She has previously publishedPublic Enterprise Divestment: Australian Case Studies.
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Title:Mapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine: America, Britain and Australia ComparedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:325 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.19 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230320449

ISBN - 13:9780230320444

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Theoretical Frameworks and Beginnings Past and Present: Three National Sociologies of Health and Medicine Disciplines, Professions and Specialities The Study and its Methods National Trends in the Sociology of Health and Medicine Since 1990 Old Roads and New Pathways: Reflections, Conclusions and a Way Forward End Notes References Index and Glossary