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Author Collyer, Fran, author.

Title Mapping the sociology of health and medicine : America, Britain, and Australia compared / Fran Collyer.

Publication Info. Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014.
[Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire] ; [New York, N.Y.] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.


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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition].
Description 1 online resource (48 entries) ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents List of Tables -- Introduction -- Theoretical Frameworks and Beginnings -- Theoretical and methodological approaches to the field -- On the processes of intellectual change and disciplinary formation -- The nature of disciplines -- The institutionalisation of three sociologies -- Reflections on the institutionalisation process -- Situated disciplines: Other forms of social structure -- The chapters ahead -- Past and Present: Three National Sociologies of Health and Medicine -- The sociology of health and medicine in the United States -- The sociology of health and medicine in the United Kingdom -- The sociology of health and medicine in Australia -- The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia compared -- Disciplines, Professions and Specialities -- Sociology and its specialities -- The Study and Its Methods -- The research questions -- The study design -- The countries -- The journals -- The selection of papers -- The Content Analysis -- Key variables -- National Trends in the Sociology of Health and Medicine since 1990 -- Institutional context -- Gender -- Disciplines and identity -- Identities, work units and disciplinary boundaries -- The sociologists: Identity, method and theory -- Authorship teams -- Citation patterns -- Subjects, interests and concerns -- Sociological theories -- The funding of research -- Objectivity, sympathy, and critical distance from medicine -- Old Roads and New Pathways: Reflections, Conclusions and a Way Forward -- Disciplines and specialities -- Sociology's external borders -- National differences -- Identity, inclusion and exclusion -- One sociology of health and medicine or three? -- A way forward -- References.
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Summary This title poses sociological questions about the formation of intellectual fields and their social relations, and offers an in-depth, historical study of one of the largest specialities of the discipline of sociology - the sociology of health and medicine - across three countries: the United States of America, Britain and Australia.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Medicine, Comparative -- Australia.
Medicine, Comparative -- Great Britain.
Medicine, Comparative -- United States.
Social medicine -- Australia.
Social medicine -- Great Britain.
Social medicine -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 0230320449 9780230320444 (DLC) 2012010265 viii, 325 pages
ISBN 9781784027872 electronic version
9780230320444 hardback

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