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The cult and science of health

Kevin Dew

The cult and science of health

a sociology of public health

by Kevin Dew

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Public health,
  • Medical policy,
  • Health services accessibility,
  • Health attitudes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin Dew
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA418 .D493 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25101613M
    ISBN 109780857453396, 9780857453402
    LC Control Number2011041094

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