Modernity, Medicine and Health

1st Edition

Paul Higgs, Graham Scambler

Routledge
Published April 23, 1998
Reference - 262 Pages
ISBN 9780415149396 - CAT# RU15413

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Summary

This book establishes the voice of medical sociology in key debates in the social sciences. Concerning modernity, postmodernity, structuralism and poststructuralism issues covered include:
* disease and medicine in postmodern times
* gender, health and the feminist debate on the postmodern
* ageing, the lifecourse and the sociology of health and ageing
* medicine and complementary medicine
* death in postmodernity.

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