Medical Sociology

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Prentice Hall, 1998 - Social medicine - 395 pages
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This introductory text provides clear coverage of the ideas, concepts, themes, and research findings in the field of medical sociology. This edition (last, 1995) includes updated treatment of the dramatic decline in the professional power of physicians, the aftermath of the Clinton Administration's

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Contents

The Development of Medical Sociology
9
EPIDEMIOLOGY
16
Coronary Heart Disease
22
Copyright

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WILLIAM C. COCKERHAM is Professor of Sociology, Medicine, and Public health; Chair of the Sociology Department; and Co-Director of the Program in Social Medicine at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

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