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Medical sociology in Britain

David Field

Medical sociology in Britain

a register of research and teaching

by David Field

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Published by British Sociological Association, Medical Sociology Group in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social medicine -- Great Britain -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: 1978.

    StatementDavid Field, Brian A. Clarke ; with the assistance of Nigel Goldie.
    ContributionsClarke, Brian A., Goldie, Nigel, British Sociological Association. Medical Sociology Group
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA418.3.G7, RA418.3G7 F4 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21536827M
    ISBN 100904569098
    OCLC/WorldCa10244704

    Serving time as a conference convenor and journal editor has informed my sense of what constitutes the sociology of health and illness, both as a group of people and as a critical practice. I acknowledge my debt to the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group and the editorial board of the journal Sociology of Health & Illness. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

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