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

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

by F. Collyer

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349340217
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

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 the Health Sociology Review. She has previously published Public Enterprise Divestment: Australian Case Studies.

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

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