|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)|
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Understanding Innovative Health Technologies.- The Dynamics of Biomedical Innovation.- Corporate Health, Markets and Regulation.- Body, Identity and the Meaning of Health.- Managing and Governing New Health Technologies.- The Contested Sick Role.- Conclusion: Novel Technologies, New Social Relations?.
What People are Saying About This
Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize. I believe Andrew Webster's Health, Technology and Society...has the potential to entice and enthuse readers into the challenging world of the sociology of medical science and technology...It offers readers not only an overview of significant changes in the relationship between health care and technology but also a conceptual vocabulary and perspective to understand those changes.' - Sociology of Health and Illness