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Sociology of health and illness

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This module aims to show how health and illness although rooted in biological issues are not reducible to them. It will introduce key theories and empirical evidence to demonstrate a range of issues such as the social construction of medical power and the relationship between social inequalities and health. It will introduce students to some of the debates about medical uncertainty and the show the value of sociological critiques to medical practices.This resource has been created within the... More
Material Type: Presentation
Date Added to MERLOT: April 12, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 12, 2010
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Send email to p.k.lowe@aston.ac.uk
Keywords: CSAPOER, sociology of health and illness, medical sociology, sociology, UKOER, undergraduate sociology

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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales

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