The Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

The Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology

Editor(s): William C. Cockerham

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631217039

Online ISBN: 9780470996447

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996447

About this Book

The Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology is a comprehensive collection of twenty-six original essays by leading medical sociologists from all over the world. The articles are organized both topically and by region to provide thorough coverage of the concerns, issues, and future directions of the discipline. This invaluable resource is the most informed, complete, and up-to-date reference on transnational medical sociology available today.

  • Covers both substantive areas in medical sociology and regional perspectives located in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa


  • First comparative perspective to provide a comprehensive view of the field

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Substantive Topics

  2. Part II: Regional Perspectives - The Americas

  3. Part II: Regional Perspectives - Western Europe

  4. Part II: Regional Perspectives - Russia and Eastern Europe

  5. Part II: Regional Perspectives - Africa

  6. Part II: Regional Perspectives - The Middle East

  7. Part II: Regional Perspectives - Asia and the Pacific Region

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