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From the Publisher"A great text: revised and updated for students of health, whatevertheir discipline or background. Changes in science, technology andour understanding of the body are among the many important topicscovered. Mildred Blaxter writes in a lucid style and has a commandof her material that is second to none. Highly recommended."
Mike Bury, Royal Holloway, University of London
"Updated and with new material, this book provides a fascinatinginsight into the phenomenon of health and how it is defined,constructed, expressed and experienced. Written in a clear andengaging style, it is an indispensable resource for students andresearchers in the health and social sciences."
Ellen Annandale, University of Leicester
"This fine book takes sociological perspectives of health as apoint of departure, while at the same time increasing ourunderstanding of illness. Students and professionals alike willbenefit from Blaxter's clear and succinct presentation."
Peter Conrad, Brandeis University