- Subject index
A Sociology of Health offers an authoritative and up-to-date introduction to the key issues, perspectives, and debates within the field of medical sociology. The book aids readers’ understanding of how sociological approaches are crucial to understanding the impact that health and illness have on the behavior, attitudes, beliefs, and practices, of an increasingly health-aware population.
Chapter 2: Doing Better, Feeling Scared: Health Statistics and the Culture of Fear
Doing Better, Feeling Scared: Health Statistics and the Culture of Fear