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Readings in Indian Sociology

Readings in Indian Sociology
Volume IV: Sociology of Health

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Madhu Nagla - Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana

Series Editor: Ishwar Modi

December 2013 | 396 pages | SAGE India
Sociology of Health, contains empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and healthcare.  Further the articles also try to explore the understanding of the process by which social practices and human health are related.
Series Note
Yogendra Singh
Preface and Acknowledgements
Madhu Nagla
Ruby Bhardwaj
Sociological Inroads into Medicine: A Tribute to Aneeta A. Minocha (1943-2007)
V Sujatha
Food: The Immanent Cause from Outside - Medical Lore on Food and Health in Village Tamil Nadu
Rajiv Balakrishnan
State Sponsored Health Care in Rural Uttar Pradesh: Grassroots Encounters of a Survey Researcher
Sthitapragyan Ray
Gram Panchayat and Health Care Delivery in Himachal Pradesh
Dr A Ramanamma and Usha Bambawale
Occupational Attitudes of Physicians
Roma Chatterji
The System of Hope: The Constitution of Identity in Medical Institutions
Matthew George
Voice of Illness and Voice of Medicine in Doctor-Patient Interaction
Purendra Prasad
Narratives of Sickness and Suffering: A Study of Malaria in South Gujarat
Papia Raj and Aditya Raj
Caste Variations in Reproductive Health Status of Women: A Study of Three Eastern States
Tulsi Patel
Informal Social Netwroks, Sonography and Female Foeticide in India
Bela Kothari
Perception and Work Ethos of Medical Experts Dealing with Infertile Couples: A Study in Medical Sociology
Meghana Joshi
‘Correcting’ the Reproductive ‘Impairment’: Infertility Treatment Seeking Experiences of Low Income Group Women in Mumbai Slums
Asima Jena and N Purendra Prasad
Risk Culture, Propertied Classes, and Dynamics of a Region: A Study of HIV/AIDS in East Godavari District (Andhra Pradesh)
Skylab Sahu
Addressing the Rights of HIV-Positive Women: A Comparative Study of Civil Society Activism in Karnataka and West Bengal
Hanta Singh
Prison Inmate Awareness of HIV and AIDS in Durban, South Africa
Tina Chakravarty
Medicalisation of Mental Disorder: Shifting Epistemologies and Beyond
Parthsarathi Mondal
Freedom in the Imperial Imagination: Mental Asylums Ideology and Political Economy in Colonial India
Kenji Kosaka
A Sociology for Happiness: Beyond Western Versus non-Western Perspectives
A A Khatri
Social Change in The Caste Hindu Family and its Possible Impact on Personality and Mental Health
Renu Addlakha
‘Indigenisation’ not ‘Indianisation’ of Psychiatry: An Anthropological Perspective
Appendix of Sources

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