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Dictionary of medical sociology [electronic resource] / William C. Cockerham and Ferris J. Ritchey.

By: Cockerham, William C.
Contributor(s): Ritchey, Ferris Joseph.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 169 p.).ISBN: 9780313370168 (electronic bk.); 0313370168 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social medicine -- Dictionaries | Sociology, Medical -- Dictionary -- English | M�edecine sociale -- Dictionnaires anglais | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dictionary of medical sociology.DDC classification: 306.4/61/03 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Introduction: An Overview of Medical Sociology; The Dictionary; References; Index.
Summary: As a sociological specialty, medical sociology has a distinct history and literature spanning more than four decades. Since its inception in the years following World War II, medical sociology has attracted significant funds for research, provided extensive employment opportunities within and outside the academy, and produced an increasing number of professional publications. The Medical Sociology Section is the largest specialty represented in both the British and German Sociological Associations and is the second largest among American sociologists. Unlike other, more theoretically oriented.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-157) and index.

Preface; Introduction: An Overview of Medical Sociology; The Dictionary; References; Index.

As a sociological specialty, medical sociology has a distinct history and literature spanning more than four decades. Since its inception in the years following World War II, medical sociology has attracted significant funds for research, provided extensive employment opportunities within and outside the academy, and produced an increasing number of professional publications. The Medical Sociology Section is the largest specialty represented in both the British and German Sociological Associations and is the second largest among American sociologists. Unlike other, more theoretically oriented.

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