Edited by William C. Cockerham

The New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology is a book edited by William C. Cockerham, a professor of sociology and public health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The book is a collection of 35 chapters by recognized experts in the field of medical sociology, covering topics such as health and culture, health and social inequalities, health and social relationships, health care delivery, and new developments in medical sociology. The book provides an authoritative, topical, and comprehensive reference to the key concepts and most important traditional and contemporary issues in medical sociology. The book is intended for students, scholars, and practitioners who are interested in the social aspects of health and illness. The book was first published in 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell and has been updated and revised in 2021

  1. Explore the latest insights in medical sociology comprehensive analyses on societal aspects of health and medicine.”
  2. Keywords: Medical Sociology, William C. Cockerham, Blackwell Companion, Sociology of Health, Healthcare Studies, Sociological Perspectives on Medicine
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