1. Second opinion: an introduction to health sociology - John Germov ©2019 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  2. Towards a sociology of cancer caregiving: time to feel - Rebecca E. Olson 2015 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  3. The spirit level: why more equal societies almost always do better - Richard G. Wilkinson, Kate Pickett 2009

    Book Recommended

  4. The impact of inequality: how to make sick societies healthier - Richard G. Wilkinson 2005 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  5. American society: how it really works - Erik Olin Wright, Joel Rogers 2015

    Book Recommended

  6. Is Sugar the New Fat? SBS August 31, 2015, 7:35 pm

    Audio-visual document Recommended

  7. The Sugar Conspiracy SBS September 6, 2015, 8:45 pm

    Audio-visual document Recommended

  8. A Practical vision for health care - Brian Owler 2015 (videorecording)

    Audio-visual document Further

  9. Valium and the New Normal - Robin Marantz Heing 2012

    Webpage Further

  10. Week 1: Health care in Australia (Workshop) 4 items
    1. Understanding the Australian health care system - Eileen Willis, Louise Reynolds, Helen Keleher 2016

      Book Required Read "Introduction to Understanding the Australian Health Care System"

    2. Health care and public policy: an Australian analysis - George R. Palmer, Stephanie D. Short 2014

      Book Required Read Chapter 4: Health insurance and the financing of health services. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    3. Constructing health consumers: Private health insurance discourses in Australia and the United Kingdom - Kirsten Harley, Karen Willis, Jonathan Gabe, Stephanie Doris Short 09/2011

      Article Further

  11. Week 2: Health Care Around the World (Workshop) 7 items
    1. Chapter 8: Health Care - Erik Olin Wright 2011

      Chapter Required

    2. Towards a sociology of cancer caregiving: time to feel - Rebecca E. Olson 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read pages 1-11: Introduction

    3. Sick around the world [Frontline] - T. R. Reid, Jon Palfreman 2008

      Audio-visual document Required

    4. American society: how it really works - Erik Olin Wright, Joel Rogers 2015

      Book Recommended

    5. The Best Health Care System in the World: Which One Would You Pick? - Aarone E. Carroll, Austin Frakt Sept. 18, 2017

      Article Required

  12. Week 3: Health: market or merit good? (Workshop) 4 items
    1. Consuming health: the commodification of health care - Saras Henderson, Alan R. Petersen 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 1: What’s wrong with medical consumerism?

    2. Public health practice in Australia: the organised effort - Vivian Lin, James Smith, Sally Fawkes, Priscilla Robinson 2014

      Book Required Read pages 130-139: Chapter 7: Health systems and policy: Making sense of the complex mosaic. High Use copy held in Central Library.

  13. Week 4: Contemporary medicine (Workshop) 3 items
    1. Second opinion: an introduction to health sociology - John Germov 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read: Chapter 22: The sociology of complementary and alternative medicine, pp.423-438.

  14. Week 5: Bodies & Colonialism (Workshop) 3 items
    1. An anthropology of biomedicine - Margaret M. Lock, Vinh-Kim Nguyen 2018 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 6: Colonial disease and biological commensurability

  15. Week 6: Health: Individualization and Risk (Workshop) 4 items
    1. Shopping our way to safety: how we changed from protecting the environment to protecting ourselves - Andrew Szasz c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Introduction: Inverted Quarantine, pp.1-13

    2. Foucault, health and medicine - Alan R. Petersen, Robin Bunton 1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Nettleton, S. Governing the risky self: How to become healthy, wealthy and wise, pp.207-222.

    3. Shopping our way to safety: how we changed from protecting the environment to protecting ourselves - Andrew Szasz c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Choose one of the following chapters: Chapter 3: Drinking; Chapter 4: Eating; Chapter 5: Breathing

  16. Week 7: Inequality and Health (Workshop) 6 items
    1. Health inequalities - Graham Scambler 2012

      Article Required

    2. The impact of inequality: how to make sick societies healthier - Richard G. Wilkinson 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. The spirit level: why more equal societies almost always do better - Richard G. Wilkinson, Kate Pickett 2009

      Book Further

  17. Week 8: Women in Medicine (Workshop) 3 items
    1. An introduction to the sociology of health and illness - Kevin White 2017

      Book Required Read Chapter 8: Health, gender and feminism. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    2. Women healers and physicians: climbing a long hill - Lilian R. Furst, Alison Bashford 1997

      Book Further Read Chapter 10: Separatist Health: Changing Meanings of Women's Hospitals in Australia and England, c. 1870-1920, pp. 198-220

  18. Week 9: Corporatising health (Workshop) 0 items
  19. Week 10: Medicalization and Disease Mongering (Workshop) 6 items
    1. Disease-mongering - Ray Moynihan 2005

      Article Required

    2. Medicalization, Markets and Consumers - Peter Conrad, Valerie Leiter 2004

      Article Required

    3. Valium's Contribution To Our New Normal - Robin Marantz Henig 30 Sep 2012

      Article Further

  20. Week 11: Emotion and (mental) health (Workshop) 3 items
    1. Sex, Anger and Depression - R. W. Simon, K. Lively 2010

      Article Further

  21. Week 12: Personalised medicine (Workshop) 3 items
    1. Have we seen the geneticisation of society? Expectations and evidence - Kate Weiner, Paul Martin, Martin Richards, Richard Tutton 2017

      Article Required

    2. New genetics, new identities - Paul Atkinson, Peter E. Glasner, Helen Greenslade 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read pages 61-76: Fashioning flesh: Inclusion, exclusivity and the potential of genomics

  22. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code