Paperback : 432 pages
ISBN-13 : 9780137017669
ISBN-10 : 0137017669
Product Dimensions : 23.4 x 1.7 x 17.8 cm
Publisher : Pearson (2 Jan. 2009) 11th Ed
Language: : English
The standard text in the field, this best-selling introduction to medical sociology presents the most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, issues, debates, and research findings at the cutting-edge of the field. It contains first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers; is based on a worldwide review of the literature; provides the most recent health statistics, data, and studies available; and identifies the most important trends and issues.
Recognized by the International Sociological Association as one of the “Books of the Century” in 2000.