Paperback: 673 pages
Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc; 3rd edition (June 2, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3108025
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
Like its successful predecessors, the third edition of Perspectives in Medical Sociology's central theme is that health and illness cannot be understood simply by looking at biological phenomena and medical knowledge. Rather, it is necessary to bring to bear a variety of political, economic, and cultural forces. Editor Phil Brown takes this focus on largescale social structural factors and links it with the equally important microlevel approach t...