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Modernity, Medicine and Health

Modernity, Medicine and Health (Hardback)

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This book establishes the voice of medical sociology in key debates in the social sciences. Concerning modernity, postmodernity, structuralism and poststructuralism issues covered include: * disease and medicine in postmodern times * gender, health and the feminist debate on the postmodern * ageing, the lifecourse and the sociology of health and ageing * medicine and complementary medicine * death in postmodernity.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicinePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociology Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 23/04/1998 ISBN-13: 9780415149389  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Graham Scambler is Reader in Sociology and Director of the Unit of Medical Sociology at University College London. Paul Higgs is Lecturer in Medical Sociology also at University College London.

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