An introduction to medical sociology for medical students, health professionals of all kinds and sociology students.
New to This Edition
coverage of ongoing changes and crises in National Health Service
discussion of different methods of healthcare funding.
new page design with larger typeface
A concise and jargon-free introduction to medical sociology - accessible and readable for medical students with little time to devote to this subject.
Practical emphasis on essential social issues : the doctor-patient relationship, social class, ethnic minority groups, organization of health services.
Attractive two colour page design with boxed summaries
By Graham Scambler, BSc, PhD, Professor of Medical Sociology; Director, Centre for Sociological Theory & Research on Health, Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
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