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Health, Medicine and Society By Edited by Michael Calnan

Health, Medicine and Society
by Edited by Michael Calnan

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This text brings together a range of eminent international scholars to reflect upon matters of health, medicine and society at the turn of the century.
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Health, Medicine and Society: Key Theories, Future Agendas by Edited by Michael Calnan

Taking as its point of departure recent developments in health and social theory Health, Medicine and Society brings together a range of eminent, international scholars to reflect upon key issues at the turn of the century.
Contributors draw upon a range of contemporary theories, both modernist and postmodernist, to look at the following themes:
*health and social structure
*the contested nature of the body
*the salience of consumption and risk
*the challenge of emotions
Health, Medicine and Society provides a 'state-of-the-art' assessment of health related issues at the millennium and a cogent set of arguments for the centrality of health to contemporary social theory. Written in a clear, accessible style it will be ideal reading for students and researchers in health studies, public health, medical sociology, medicine and nursing.

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GOR008634478
Health, Medicine and Society: Key Theories, Future Agendas by Edited by Michael Calnan
Edited by Michael Calnan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-02-24
384
0415221366
9780415221368
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