Health Matters: A Sociology of Illness, Prevention and Care

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Alan R. Petersen, Charles Waddell
Allen & Unwin, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 370 pages
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Leading international scholars draw on current research to throw new light on key issues in health sociology.

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About the author (1998)

Alan Petersen is Senior Lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia. He is author of In a Critical Condition, co-author with Deborah Lupton of The New Public Health and co-editor with Robin Bunton of Foucault, Health and Medicine... Charles Waddell is Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Western Australia, and Scholastic at the Pontificio Collegio Beda, Rome... Alan Petersen and Charles Waddell are co-editors of the predecessor to this book, Just Health.

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