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Handbook of Medical Sociology

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Composed entirely of specially commissioned chapters by many outstanding scholars in medical sociology, this edition reflects important changes in the study of health and illness. In addition to updated and reconceived chapters on the impacts of gender, race, and inequality on health, this volume has new chapters on topics that include:
social networks, neighborhoods, and
Paperback, Sixth Edition, 512 pages
Published November 29th 2010 by Vanderbilt University Press (first published January 14th 2000)
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Chloe E. Bird, PhD, is a senior sociologist with the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization in Santa Monica, California. She is also Professor of Sociology at Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research examines gender and racial/ethnic differences in the physical and mental health of individuals and in the health care they receive. She is particularly interested in how nei ...more
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