This title 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 and contexts needed to understand the social origins of health and illness.New to this edition: New chapter: Drug Use and Abuse in Australia: Social Origins, Impacts and Responses New chapter: Well-being and Wellness Significantly updated chapters on gendered health, medical dominance, and allied health Updated figures, tables, data and statistics More content on cyberbullying and mental health, health literacy, and the social gradient of health More content on the National Health Reform, key health policy developments, and international comparison of Australia s health care system.

SKU: 208191

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