6 edition of Health, Illness, and the Social Body found in the catalog.
July 1, 1998 by Prentice Hall .
Written in English
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The sociology of health and illness identifies many of these causes. This is not a standard medical sociology text; instead, it presents a critical, holistic interpretation of health, illness, and human bodies that emphasizes power as a key social-structural factor in Cited by: For undergraduate courses in Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Illness, Medical Anthropology, Urban Studies, Social Medicine, and Nursing, this text presents a critical, holistic interpretation of health, illness, and human bodies that emphasizes power as a key social-structural factor in health and in societal responses to illness/5(14).
Table of Contents. A sociological perspective on health, illness, and the body -- Who becomes sick, injured, or dies. -- The material foundations of health and illness -- Mind, body, and society -- Social organization, health, and illness -- The social meaning of sickness -- Experiencing chronic illness, pain, and disability -- Seeking health and help -- The social construction of medical Cited by: This book presents a critical, holistic interpretation of health, illness and human bodies that emphasizes power as a key social-structural factor in health and in societal responses to illness.
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The book then focuses on debates about the body, the role of health services and the politics of health policy. In conclusion, Bury argues that we must take a dynamic view of health and illness as processes that are shaped by social circumstances and altering perceptions.
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This text presents a critical, holistic interpretation of health, illness, and human bodies that emphasizes power as a key social-structural factor in health and in societal responses to illness. Sarah Nettleton’s The Sociology of Health and Illness has become a cornerstone text, popular with students and academics alike for its rigorous and accessible overview of the field.
Illness Building on these strengths, the third edition integrates fresh insights from the current literature with the core tenets of traditional medical sociology, providing students with a thorough grounding in the.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, Health ; 24 cm: Contents: A sociological perspective on health, illness and the body; who Health sick, injured or dies?; the material foundations of health and illness; mind, body and society; social organization, health and illness; the social meaning of sickness; the illness experience.
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Since first published init has been used in over 40 countries within universities, medical schools and nursing colleges. Medical views on health, illness, disease and the body dominate public and private discussions.
Some critics would argue that the medical profession has too much power and too high a social status, people are placing too much trust in medical practitioners and the treatment they offer and the resources devoted to medical technology are.
Thoroughly revised and fully updated, the second edition of Sarah Nettleton’s book will prove invaluable to anyone looking for a clear and accessible introduction to key contemporary debates within the sociology of health and illness.
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Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals covers basic ideas and research in medical anthropology. The book starts by discussing the scope of medical anthropology and the cultural definitions of anatomy and physiology, including the body structure and its functions.
Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses that the human body is more than just a physical organism, fluctuating between health and illness. It is also the focus of a set of beliefs about its social and psychological significance, its structure and function.
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It provides an accessible review of the contemporary social science debates on the body, and develops a coherent new perspective. Nick Crossley critically reviews the literature on mind and body, and also on the body and society.
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Legg, PhD, PsyD, CRNP, ACRN, CPH on Aug — Written by Sian FergusonAuthor: Sian Ferguson. 1 Introduction: The Changing Domains of the Sociology of Health and Illness 2 The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge 3 Lay Health Beliefs, Lifestyles and Risk 4 The Experience of Chronic Illness and Disability 5 The Sociology of the Body 6 The Sociology of LayÐProfessional Interactions 7 Social Inequalities and Health StatusAuthor: Sarah Nettleton.
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THEORIES OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS Theories about health and illness deal with the ideas people use to explain how to maintain a healthy state and why they become ill. Ideas about illness causation may include such ideas as breach of taboo, soul loss, germs, upset in the hot-cold balance of the body, or a weakening of the body's immune system.
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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. an individual's public expression of their health, including social expectations about how one should behave and how others will respond health (book) the absence of disease and infinity. The sociology of health and illness is concerned with all aspects of life that affect well-being throughout the life course, including social aspects of health and the body.
This book provides an introduction to the social aspects of health, illness and health care. It covers understanding and studying social aspects of health, including health data and influences on health, the.
Mental illness is an illness that affects or is manifested in a person's brain. It may impact on the way a person thinks, behaves, and interacts with other people.
The term "mental illness" actually encompasses numerous psychiatric disorders, and just like illnesses that affect other parts of the body, they can vary in severity. Many people. Health and illness are storied experiences that necessarily entail personal, cultural, and political complexities.
For all of us, communicating about health and illness requires a continuous negotiation of these complexities and a delicate balance between what we learn about the biology of disease from providers and our own very personal, subjective experiences of being ill.
Learning Objectives By the end of this chapter you should appreciate that: n health psychologists study the role of psychology in health and wellbeing; n they examine health beliefs as possible predictors of health-related behaviours; n health psychology also examines beliefs about illness and how people conceptualize their illness; n a health professional’s beliefs about the File Size: KB.
Drawing on a wide range of disciplinary fields, including medical sociology, medical anthropology, nursing, gender studies, sociology of risk and age studies, all authors use heath, well-being, illness and disease as a lens through which to explore the complexities and inequalities associated with late by: 1.
The sociology of health and illness, alternatively the sociology of health and wellness (or simply health sociology), examines the interaction between society and objective of this topic is to see how social life affects morbidity and mortality rate, and vice versa.
This aspect of sociology differs from medical sociology in that this branch of sociology discusses health and .In this book, Stephen Rains examines this kind of “digital coping” involving the use of communication technologies, particularly social media, in responding to illness.
Synthesizing a diverse body of existing empirical research, Rains offers the first book-length exploration of what it means to cope with illness digitally.The book provides valuable information to parents and caregivers about how grief impacts children and young people and gives advise on how to overcome some of the related difficulties.
Contents: Supporting Children and Teens through Grief The Grief Journey Children Aged 3 to 5 Children Aged It takes up five days a week and there are all the.