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|Publication Year:||2014||Product Type:||Textbook|
|Educational Level:||University, TAFE||ISBN:||9780195520149|
|Description||Second Opinion: An Introduction to Health Sociology fifth edition is the leading health sociology textbook for Australian students. Accompanied by comprehensive online resources with invative 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.|
|Author Biography||John Germov (PhD) is Professor of Sociology and Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle (Australia). He is the President of the Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH), the peak national body on research and teaching in humanities and social sciences. John is a former President of the Australian Sociological Association and served on the Executive of the International Sociological Association. In 2010, he received the prestigious national honour, the Outstanding Service to the Australian Sociological Association Award. His research interests span the social determinants of health, with a particular focus on the Slow Food movement and ethical consumption, alcohol and harm minimisation, and the historical sociology of wine in Australia.|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Australia|
|Date of Publication||15/11/2013|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||182897912|
|Place of Publication||Melbourne|
|Country of Publication||Australia|
|Imprint||OUP Australia and New Zealand|
|Edited by||John Germov|
|Edition Statement||5th Revised edition|
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