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Sociological theories of health and illness / William C. Cockerham.

Author/creator Cockerham, William C. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2021.
Copyright Notice ©2021
Description340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Medical Sociology and Sociological Theory -- 2. The Origin of Medical Sociology -- 3. Medical Sociology and the Rise of Theory -- 4. Classical Theory: Durkheim and Weber -- 5. Classical Theory: Marx -- 6. Symbolic Interaction and Labeling Theory -- 7. Journey to Postmodernism -- 8. The Stress Process -- 9. The Social Construction of Gender and Race -- 10. Health Lifestyle Theory -- 11. Life Course Theory -- 12. Fundamental Cause Theory -- 13. The Medical Profession and Medicalization -- 14. Theories of Social Capital.
Abstract "A theoretical at its inception, the field of medical sociology has evolved to become one of the most theoretically active sociology fields. This is the first up to date-single author text to appear in many years. It is designed to be taught as a stand-alone text or assigned along with the author's bestselling Medical Sociology, 14th edition"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
Issued in other formOnline version: Cockerham, William C., Sociological theories of health and illness New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. 9781003046165
LCCN 2020001489
ISBN9780367469085 paperback
ISBN0367469081 paperback
ISBN9780367469108 hardcover
ISBN0367469103 hardcover
ISBNelectronic book
ISBNelectronic publication
ISBNelectronic book
ISBNMobipocket electronic book

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