9780198099130

Sociology of Health and Medicine New Perspectives

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198099130

  • ISBN10:

    0198099134

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-09-03
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


V. Sujatha, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

V. Sujatha is Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements
Preface and Introduction
1. Health, Medicine, and the Social Sciences: Some Glimpses and Insights
2. Explaining Health, Illness, and Society: Theoretical Approaches
3. Curing, Healing, and Culture
4. Health, Medicine, and the State: Historical Perspectives
5. Health Status and the Public Health System in India
6. The Private Sector in Health and Medicine: The Indian Story
Conclusion
Appendix
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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