Medical Sociology, Hardback Book


The most thorough major academic textbook available, this classic text presents the most important research studies in the field.

The author also integrates engaging first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers throughout the text.

A much greater number of first person accounts and updated examples are added to the new fourteenth edition.

Other updates include:* Coverage of Zika, Ebola, MERS, and updates on other pandemics* Expanded discussion of obesity as a disease* Coverage of the widening gap in life expectancy between the rich and the poor* New information on the decline of life expectancy among American white women, especially those who live in rural counties* New material on biomarkers, gene-environment interaction, and stress* Analysis of the role of the hidden curriculum in medical schools* Exiting the Affordable Care Act


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 436 pages, 5 Line drawings, black and white; 55 Halftones, black and white; 10 Tables, black and whi
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Illness & addiction: social aspects
  • ISBN: 9781138668331



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