Perspectives in Medical Sociology
Wadsworth, 1989 - Medical - 641 pages
Phil Brown has designed this book to make discussion of the issues of medical sociology interesting, accessible, & challenging.
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Introduction to the Book
The Social Context of Health and Illness
Social Class Health and Illness
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