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Handbook of medical sociology / Chloe E. Bird ... [et al.], editors
Alternate Title Medical sociology
6th ed
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  RA418 .H29 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical Description xiii, 457 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Social conditions as fundamental causes of health inequalities / Bruce Link and Jo Phelan -- Social capital and health / Ichiro Kawachi -- Why education is the key to socioeconomic differentials in health / Catherine E. Ross and John Mirowsky -- Understanding gender and health: old patterns, new trends, and future directions / Patricia P. Rieker, Chloe E. Bird, and Martha E. Lang -- Social support, sex, and food: social networks and health / Gina S. Lovasi, Jimi Adams and Peter S. Bearman -- Race, social contexts, and health: examining geographic spaces and places / David T. Takeuchi, Emily Walton, and ManChui Leung -- The Latino health paradox: looking at the intersection of sociology and health / Tamara Dubowitz, Lisa M. Bates, and Dolores Acevedo-Garcia -- A life-course approach to the study of neighborhoods and health / Stephanie A. Robert, Kathleen A. Cagney, and Margaret M. Weden -- The social construction of illness: medicalization and contested illness / Kristin K. Barker -- The patient's experience of illness / David A. Rier -- The internet and the experience of illness / Peter Conrad and Cheryl Stults -- The sociology of disability: historical foundations and future directions / Gary L. Albrecht -- Death, dying, and the right to die / Clive Seale -- Gender and health care / Renee R. Anspach -- Institutional change and the organization of health care: the dynamics of "muddling through" / Peter Mendel and W. Richard Scott -- Health-care professions, markets, and countervailing powers / Donald W. Light -- The sociological concomitants of the pharmaceutical industry and medications / John Abraham -- Evidence-based medicine: sociological explorations / Stefan Timmermans -- The sociology of quality and safety in health care: studying a movement and moving sociology / Teun Zuiderent-Jerak and Marc Berg -- Religion, spirituality, health, and medicine: sociological intersections / Wendy Cadge and Brian Fair -- Health, security, and new biological threats: reconfigurations of expertise / Stephen J. Collier and Andrew Lakoff -- Health social movements: history, current work, and future directions / Phil Brown ... [et al.] -- The application of biomarker data to the study of social determinants of health / Regina A. Shih, Meenakshi M. Fernandes, and Chloe E. Bird -- Gene-environment interaction and medical sociology / Sara Shostak and Jeremy Freese -- Biotechnology and the prolongation of life: a sociological critique / Bryan S. Turner
Alternate Author Bird, Chloe E

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