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Author Willis, Evan, 1952-

Title Illness and social relations : issues in the sociology of health care / Evan Willis
Published St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1994


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Description vii, 204 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- Pt. 1. The Health Workforce. 2. Who does what to whom?: The social structure of health care delivery. 3. Sister Elizabeth Kenny and the evolution of the occupational division of labour in health care. 4. Medical dominance and the politics of nursing skills. 5. Complementary healers -- Pt. 2. Technology and Health Care. 6. Technological innovation and the labour process in health care. 7. The social relations of medical technology: the case of echocardiography. 8. The changing social relations of condom technology in the AIDS era -- Pt. 3. Ill Health as Social Process. 9. RSI as a social process. 10. The industrial relations of occupational health and safety: a labour process approach. 11. Hierarchies, bureaucracies and professions: the Medicare review (part 2)
Analysis Health care
Health services
Public health
Social change
Technological change
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 191-202
Subject Medical technology -- Social aspects.
Social medicine -- Australia.
Social medicine.
Sociology, Medical.
Social Medicine.
Sociology, Medical.
LC no. 94174207
ISBN 1863734864