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Medical Sociology (Hardcover) (William C. Cockerham)

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The most thorough major academic textbook available, this classic text presents the most important research studies in the field. The author also integrates engaging first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers throughout the text. A much greater number of first person accounts and updated examples are added to the new fourteenth edition. Other updates include:

• Coverage of Zika, Ebola, MERS, and updates on other pandemics

• Expanded discussion of obesity as a disease

• Coverage of the widening gap in life expectancy between the rich and the poor

• New information on the decline of life expectancy among American white women, especially those who live in rural counties

• New material on biomarkers, gene–environment interaction, and stress

• Analysis of the role of the hidden curriculum in medical schools

• Exiting the Affordable Care Act

Number of Pages: 435.0
Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: William C. Cockerham
Language: English
Street Date: April 24, 2017
TCIN: 52363191
UPC: 9781138668331
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-9673

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