Anne-Marie Barry and Chris Yuill

Pub Date: Dec 2011
Pages: 376pp

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Anne-Marie Barry and Chris Yuill

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Chapter One
Scott, J.P. (2004) Social Theory: Central Issues in Sociology. London: SAGE. Chapter 1.

Chapter Two
Tausing, M., Subedi, S, and Subedi, J. (2007) 'The bioethics of medical research in very poor countries', Health, 11 (4):145 - 161.

Chapter Three
Lee-Treweek, G. (2001) 'I'm not ill, it's just this back: osteopathic treatment, responsibility and back problems', Health, 5 (1): 31-49.

Chapter Four
Stevenson, F. (2004) 'Images of nature in relation to mood modifying medicines: a user perspective', Health, 8(4): 241 - 262.

Chapter Six
Williams, S.J. (2003) Medicine and the Body. London: SAGE. Chapter 3 on 'Structuring' bodies: emotions, inequalities and health.'

Chapter Seven
Fenton, S. & Charsley, K. (2000) 'Epidemiology and Sociology as Incommensurate Games: Accounts from the Study of Health and Ethnicity'. Health, 10.( 4): 403 - 425.

Chapter Eight
White, R. (2002) 'Social and Political Aspects of Men's Health. Health', 7 (6): 267 - 285.

Chapter Nine
Muntaner, C., Eaton, W.W. & Diala, C.C. (2000) 'Social inequalities in mental health: a review of concepts and underlying assumptions'. Health, 4(1): 89-113.

Chapter Ten
Gilbert, E., Ussher, Jane, M. & Hawkins (2009) ‘Accounts of disruptions to sexuality following cancer: the perspective of informal carers who are partners of a person with cancer’, Health, 13( 5): 523-541.

Chapter Eleven
Frank, A.W. (1997) 'Illness as moral occasion: restoring agency to ill people'. Health, 4 (1): pp. 131 - 148.

Chapter Twelve
Bond, J., Peace, S.M., Dittmann-Kohli, F., & Westerhoff , G.(2007) Ageing in Society: European Perspectives on Gerontology. London: SAGE. Chapter

Chapter Thirteen
Little, M., Paul, K., Jordens, C.F.C., & Sayers, E-J. (2000) 'Vulnerability in the narratives of patients and their carers: studies of colorectal cancer'. Health, 10 (4) 495-510.

Chapter Fourteen
Bradshaw, P. and Bradshaw, G. (2004) Health Policy for Health Care Professionals. London: SAGE. Chapter 1.

Chapter Fifteen
Bos, J. (2009) ‘The rise and decline of character: humoral psychology in ancient and early modern medical theory’, History of the Human Sciences, 22 (3):29-50.

Laws, J. (2011) ‘Crackpots and basket-cases: a history of therapeutic work and occupation’, History of the Human Sciences, 24 (2): 65-81.

Chapter Sixteen
Keane, H. (2005) ‘Diagnosing the male steroid user: drug use, body image and disordered masculinity’, Health, 9, (2): pp. 189-20.

Chapter Seventeen
Hadders, H. (2009) ‘Enacting death in the intensive care unit: medical technology and the multiple ontologies of death’, Health, 13 (6): 571-587.