Social Studies of Health, Illness and Disease

Social Studies of Health, Illness and Disease

Perspectives From the Social Sciences and Humanities

eBook - 2008
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Annotation The studies of the human being in health and illness and how he can be cared for is concerned with more than the biological aspects and thus calls for a broader perspective. Social sciences and medical humanities give insight into the context and conditions of being ill, caring for the ill, and understanding disease in a respective socio-cultural frame. This book brings together scholars from various countries who are interested in deepening the interdisciplinary discourse on the subject. This book is the outcome of the 4th global conference on ĹMaking Sense of: Health, Illness and Disease, Ĺ held at Mansfield College, Oxford, in July 2005. This volume will be of interest to students in the medical humanities, researchers as well as health care provider who wish to gain insight into the various perspectives through which we can understand health, illness and disease.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2008
ISBN: 9781435654891
Characteristics: 1 online resource (243 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Twohig, Peter
Kalitzkus, Vera


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