Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC2085: Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Helman C. 1990: Culture, Health and Illness. 4th ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.
Janzen J. 2002: The Social Fabric of Health. Boston: McGraw Hill.
Singer, M., & Baer, H. (2012). Introducing medical anthropology : A discipline in action (2nd ed.). Lanham, Md. ; Plymouth: Altamira Press.
Pool R & Geissler W. 2005: Medical Anthropology. London: Open University.
Johnson TM & Sargent CF. (eds) 1990: Medical Anthropology: a Handbook of Theory and Method. Greenwood.
Good B.J. 7 al. (eds) 2010: A Reader in Medical Anthropology. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Bury, M & Gabe, J. (eds.) 2004. The sociology of health and illness: A Reader. London: Routledge Nichter M & Lock M. (eds) 2002: New Horizons in Medical Anthropology. London: Routledge.