ISBN 9788132113843,State of Justice In India : Issues of Social Justice

State of Justice In India : Issues of Social Justice


Madhu Nagla



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788132113843

ISBN-10 8132113845


Number of Pages 396 Pages
Language (English)


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