Second Opinion: An Introduction to Health Sociology, sixth edition, is the leading health sociology textbook for Australian students. Accompanied by comprehensive online resources with innovative teaching and learning materials, this outstanding teaching text introduces students to the theories, concepts, issues and contexts of health sociology.
New to this Edition:
New chapters: 11 – Young People’s Health; 12 – The Social Determinants of Obesity; 18 – Health and Medical Technology
Chapter introductory vignettes encourage a sociologically reflexive approach
Doing Health Sociology boxes link theory to practice as well as highlight sociological research and theories for informing health care practice, health policy, and public understanding of the social origins of health and illness
Pause and Reflect questions have been integrated to assist in students’ understanding of the content
Up-to-date documentaries and films that relate to chapter themes.
Author: John Germov
Publication Date: 25 Sep 2018
Edition: 6th Revised edition