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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.


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1. The Sociology of Health, Illness and Medicine: Institutional Progress and Theoretical Frameworks ; Fran Collyer and Graham Scambler PART I: THE 19TH CENTURY THEORISTS 2. Harriet Martineau and Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Forgotten Women in the Study of Gender and Health?; Ellen Annandale 3. Karl Marx and Frederich Engels: Capitalism, Health and the Healthcare Industry; Fran Collyer 4. Florence Nightingale: A Research-Based Approach to Health, Healthcare and Hospital Safety; Lynn McDonald 5. Emile Durkheim: Social Order and Public Health; Kevin Dew 6. Emile Durkheim and Thomas Luckmann: Religion, Spirituality and Mental Health; Rosemary Aird 7. George Herbert Mead: Meanings and Selves in Illness; Linda Liska Belgrave and Kathy Charmaz 8. Max Weber: Bureaucracy, Formal Rationality and the Modern Hospital; William C Cockerham PART II: THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY THEORISTS 9. Ludwik Fleck: Thought Collectives and the Sociology of Medical Knowledge; Kevin White 10. Norbert Elias and Erving Goffman: Civilised-Dramaturgical Bodies, Social Status and Health Inequalities; Peter Freund 11. Alfred Schutz: The Co-Construction of Meaning Within Professional-Patient Interaction; Patrick Brown 12. Antonio Gramsci and Pierre Bourdieu: 'Whiteness' and Indigenous Healthcare; Angela Durey PART III: THE MID 20TH CENTURY THEORISTS 13. Talcott Parsons: His Legacy and the Sociology of Health and Illness; Evan Willis 14. Robert Merton: Occupational Roles, Social Status and Health Inequalities; Johannes Siegrist 15. George Libman Engel: The Biopsychosocial Model and the Construction of Medical Practice; Marilys Guillemin and Emma Barnard 16. Harold Garfinkel: Lessons on Emergent Behaviours in Complex Organisations; Peter Nugus and Jeffrey Braithwaite 17. Meg Stacey: The Sociology of Health and Healing; Hannah Bradby 18. Erving Goffman: The Moral Career of Stigma and Mental Illness; Bernice Pescosolido 19. Eliot Freidson: Sociological Narratives of Professionalism and Modern Medicine; Michael Calnan 20. Ivan Illich and Irving Kenneth Zola: Disabling Medicalisation; Joseph E Davis 21. Michel Foucault: Governmentality, Health Policy and the Governance of Childhood Obesity; Julie Henderson 22. Niklas Luhmann: Social Systems Theory and the Translation of Public Health Research; Samantha Meyer, Barry Gibson and Paul Ward 23. Jurgen Habermas: Health and Healing Across the Lifeworld-System Divide; Graham Scambler 24. Pierre Bourdieu: Health Lifestyles, the Family and Social Class; Kate Huppatz PART IV: THE LATE 20TH CENTURY AND THEORISTS OF THE PRESENT 25. Colin Leys and Colin Hay: Market-Driven Politics and the Depoliticisation of Healthcare; Heather Whiteside 26. Vicente Navarro: Marxism, Medical Dominance, Healthcare and Health; David Coburn 27. Anthony Giddens: Structuration, Drug Use, Food Choice and Long-Term Illness; Jonathan Gabe and Joana Almeida 28. Anthony Giddens: The Reflexive Self and the Consumption of Alternative Medicine; Katie Hughes 29. Anthony Giddens: Risk, Globalisation and Indigenous Public Health; Eileen Willis and Meryl Pearce 30. William C Cockerham: The Sociology of Health Lifestyles; Brian Hinote 31. George Ritzer: Rationalisation, Consumerism and the McDonaldisation of Surgery; Justin Waring and Simon Bishop 32. Julia Kristeva: Abjection, Embodiment and Boundaries; Trudy Rudge 33. Magali Sarfatti-Larson and Anne Witz: Professional Projects, Class and Gender; Ivy Bourgeault 34. Raewyn Connell: Hegemonic Masculinities, Gender and Male Health; John Scott 35. Raewyn Connell: Gender, Health and Healthcare; Maree Herrett and Toni Schofield 36. Donna Haraway: The Digital Cyborg Assemblage and the New Digital Health Technologies; Deborah Lupton 37. Mike Bury: Biographical Disruption and Long-Term and Other Health Conditions; Louise Locock and Sue Ziebland 38. Bryan S Turner: Bringing Bodies and Citizenship Into the Discussion of Disability; Gary L Albrecht 39. Peter Conrad: The Medicalisation of Society; Simon Williams and Jonathan Gabe 40. Eva Feder Kittay: Dependency Work and the Social Division of Care; Michael Fine 41. Gosta Esping-Andersen: Welfare Regimes and Social Inequalities in Health; Mikael Rostila 42. Bruno Latour: From Acting at a Distance Towards Matters of Concern in Patient Safety; Su-yin Hor and Rick Iedema 43. Paul Farmer: Structural Violence and the Embodiment of Inequality; Fernando De Maio


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ISBN-13: 9781137355621
Publisher: Macmillan Education (Palgrave Macmillan)
Publication date: February, 2015
Pages: 736

Subcategories: General Issues