Social Causes of Health and Disease

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In this stimulating book, William C. Cockerham, a leading medical sociologist, assesses the evidence that social factors (such as stress, poverty, unhealthy lifestyles, and unpleasant living and work conditions) have direct causal effects on health and many diseases. Noting a new emphasis upon social structure in both theory and multi-level research techniques, the author argues that a paradigm shift has been emerging in 21st-century medical sociology, which looks beyond individual explanations for health and disease. The ...

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Social Causes of Health and Disease
2012, Polity Press, Oxford

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2012, Polity Press, Oxford

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Social Causes of Health and Disease
2007, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

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2007, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

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