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The Palgrave Handbook of Social Theory in Health, Illness and Medicine

Editors: Collyer, F. (Ed.)

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About this book

This wide-reaching handbook offers a new perspective on the sociology of health, illness and medicine by stressing the importance of social theory. Examining a range of classic and contemporary female and male theorists from across the globe, it explores various issues including chronic illness, counselling and the rising problems of obesity.

About the authors

Rosemary Aird, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Gary L Albrecht, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Joana Almeida, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Ellen Annandale, University of York, UK Emma Barnard, University of Melbourne, Australia Linda Belgrave, University of Miami, USA Simon Bishop, Nottingham University Business School, UK Hannah Bradby, University of Warwick, UK Jeffrey Braithwaite, University of New South Wales, Australia Patrick Brown, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Ivy Bourgeault, The University of Ottawa, Canada Michael Calnan, University of Kent, UK Kathy Charmaz, Sonoma State University, USA David Coburn, University of Toronto, Canada William C. Cockerham, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA Fran Collyer, University of Sydney, Australia Joseph E. Davis, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, USA Fernando De Maio, DePaul University, USA Kevin Dew, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Angela Durey, Curtin University, Australia Michael Fine, Macquarie University, Australia Peter Freund, Montclair State University, USA Jonathan Gabe, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Barry Gibson, University of Sheffield, UK Marilys Guillemin, University of Melbourne, Australia Julie Henderson, Flinders University, Australia Maree Herrett, Independent Scholar, Australia Brian Hinote, Middle Tennessee State University, USA Suy-in Hor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia Katie Hughes, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia Rick Iedema, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Louise Locock, University of Oxford, UK Deborah Lupton, University of Canberra, Australia Lynn McDonald, University of Guelph, Canada Samantha Meyer, University of Waterloo, Canada Peter Nugus, McGill University, Canada Meryl Pearce, James Cook University, Australia Bernice A. Pescosolido, Indiana University, USA Mikael Rostila, Stockholm University, Sweden Trudy Rudge, University of Sydney, Australia Graham Scambler, University College London, UK Toni Schofield, University of Sydney, Australia John Scott, University of New England, Australia Johannes Siegrist, Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany Paul Ward, Flinders University, Australia Justin Waring, University of Warwick, UK Kevin White, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australia Heather Whiteside, Simon Fraser University, Canada Simon J. Williams, University of Warwick, UK Eileen Willis, Flinders University, Australia Evan Willis, Independent Scholar, Australia Sue Ziebland, University of Oxford, UK

Table of contents (44 chapters)

  • The Sociology of Health, Illness and Medicine: Institutional Progress and Theoretical Frameworks

    Collyer, Fran (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

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  • Harriet Martineau and Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Forgotten Women in the Study of Gender and Health

    Annandale, Ellen

    Pages 19-34

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  • Karl Marx and Frederich Engels: Capitalism, Health and the Healthcare Industry

    Collyer, Fran

    Pages 35-58

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  • Florence Nightingale: A Research-Based Approach to Health, Healthcare and Hospital Safety

    McDonald, Lynn

    Pages 59-74

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  • Émile Durkheim: Social Order and Public Health

    Dew, Kevin

    Pages 75-90

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Hardcover 217,36 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave Handbook of Social Theory in Health, Illness and Medicine
Editors
  • F. Collyer
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35562-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137355621
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35561-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47022-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 710
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