William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, Stella R. Quah, and Jay A. Irwin
Editors: William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, Stella R. Quah
Entries, "Lesbian Health" and "LGBT Stress" authored by Jay A. Irwin, UNO faculty member.
Offering more than 700 entries across 20 sub-disciplines, this encyclopedia represents the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and international reference work on all aspects of the social scientific study of health and illness.
- Spans concepts, theories, and substantive topics relating to the study of health in our globalized, 21st-century world from aging and stress to ICT and health care, and from disabilities to socio-economic status
- Brings together an experienced author team from across Europe, Asia, and America, who represent a variety of health-related disciplines
- Provides definitive coverage of each topic, combining different areas of the social scientific study of health in a way that reflects and promotes interdisciplinary health research
- Accessibly structured A to Z entries also include brief bibliographies and cross-references to enhance clarity
Alessandro Bonanno, Lawrence Busch, William Friedland, Lourdes Gouveia, and Enzo Mingione
Co-edited by Lourdes Gouvela, UNO faculty member.
Chapter 6: Global Strategies and Local Linkages: The Case of the U.S. Meatpacking Industry, authored by Lourdes Gouvela.
This examination of the role of agriculture and food in the new international division of labor argues that the globalized economy creates new winners and losers.