Mapping the Sociology of Health and Medicine

America, Britain and Australia Compared

  • Fran Collyer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Fran Collyer
    Pages 1-18
  3. Fran Collyer
    Pages 19-75
  4. Fran Collyer
    Pages 139-166
  5. Fran Collyer
    Pages 167-203
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 277-325

About this book


This book studies the sociology of health and medicine across three different countries, the USA, UK and Australia, examining the nature of disciplines and their specialties and posing sociological questions about the formation of intellectual fields and their social relations.


health medicine methods Nation nature sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Fran Collyer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34021-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-00931-9
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