Medical Work, Medical Knowledge and Health Care: A Sociology of Health & Illness Reader
May 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
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This Reader introduces students of sociology and health care to the changing fields of medical knowledge and medical work.
- Provides a chronicle of reseach in the field of medical knowledge, medical work and health care over the past 25 years.
- Summarises changes in how health care was delivered and how medical knowledge and practice were conceptualised over this period.
- Section introductions by the editors situate the articles within a wider body of literature.
- A valuable resource for student of sociiology, social policy, social work, health policy or health care.