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The growth of a sociological discipline : on the development of medical sociology in Europe
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Year: 1982 Publisher: Leuven : Sociological Research Institute - K.U. Leuven, Division for Medical Sociology,

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Health, illness, and medical care in Japan : cultural and social dimensions
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ISBN: 0824880765 082481102X Year: 2019 Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : University Press of Hawaii,

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The grey zone of health and illness
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ISBN: 1282896059 9786612896057 1841503584 9781841503585 9781841503646 1841503649 Year: 2011 Publisher: Bristol [U.K.] : Intellect,

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With The Grey Zone of Health and Illness, Alan Blum offers a new perspective, outlining a highly nuanced theoretical approach to health, illness, suffering and disease and the ethical and aesthetic implications of medical practice. Drawing on a range of thinkers from Plato to Lacan, the book identifies the Grey Zone as the persistence and function of ambiguity in everyday life that requires a complete rethinking of health and sickness, self-governance and negligence. A heady, cutting-edge intervention in a critical area of society, The Grey Zone of Health and Illness will have wide ramificatio


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Health and well-being : a social and cultural perspective
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ISBN: 1612094872 9781612094878 9781611226485 1611226481 Year: 2011 Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers,

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Neuroscience for social work : current research and practice
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ISBN: 0826108776 9780826108777 9780826108760 0826108768 Year: 2014 Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Springer Pub. Co., LLC,

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This clear and accessible guide-written by social workers for social workers-describes the most current developments in neuroscience and their practical applications for social work in education, child welfare, health, mental health, and criminal justice settings. The contributions of social work experts in these key areas of practice make this vast and ever-expanding body of neuroscientific knowledge easily understandable, with specific relevance to understanding the impact of the environment on neural mechanisms and human life course trajectories. The text examines how neuroimaging can be us


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The social medicine reader.
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ISBN: 1283022117 9786613022110 0822387344 Year: 2005 Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Chesham : Duke University Press ; Combined Academic [distributor],.

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A collection of readings--for medical students and students of public health-- that deal with social and cultural issues in medicine.


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The social medicine reader.
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ISBN: 1478004355 Year: 2019 Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press,

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The extensively updated and revised third edition of the bestselling Social Medicine Reader provides a survey of the challenging issues facing today's health care providers, patients, and caregivers by bringing together moving narratives of illness, commentaries by physicians, debates about complex medical cases, and conceptually and empirically based writings by scholars in medicine, the social sciences, and the humanities.Volume 1, Ethics and Cultures of Biomedicine, contains essays, case studies, narratives, fiction, and poems that focus on the experiences of illness and of clinician-patient relationships. Among other topics the contributors examine the roles and training of professionals alongside the broader cultures of biomedicine; health care; experiences and decisions regarding death, dying, and struggling to live; and particular manifestations of injustice in the broader health system. The Reader is essential reading for all medical students, physicians, and health care providers.


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The social medicine reader.
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ISBN: 1478004363 Year: 2019 Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press,

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The extensively updated and revised third edition of the bestselling Social Medicine Reader provides a survey of the challenging issues facing today's health care providers, patients, and caregivers with writings by scholars in medicine, the social sciences, and the humanities.

Biomedicine examined
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ISBN: 1556080719 1556080727 9400927258 Year: 1988 Publisher: Dordrecht Kluwer

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Les Français et leur médecine au XIXe siècle
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ISBN: 9782701115849 2701115841 Year: 1993 Publisher: Paris Belin

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