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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 34 Citations 6,180 90 World Ranking 3291 National Ranking 1762

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Health care

William C. Cockerham focuses on Gerontology, Public health, Social determinants of health, Ethnic group and Demography. The Gerontology study combines topics in areas such as Race, Review article, Health equity, Social support and Social capital. His work deals with themes such as Life expectancy, Health care, Sociological theory and Media studies, which intersect with Public health.

The various areas that William C. Cockerham examines in his Demography study include Occupational safety and health and Educational attainment. His Health psychology study incorporates themes from Social psychology and Social class. William C. Cockerham interconnects Structure and agency, Public relations and Social control in the investigation of issues within Social psychology.

His most cited work include:

  • Health Lifestyle Theory and the Convergence of Agency and Structure (556 citations)
  • Aging and Perceived Health Status (211 citations)
  • Socioeconomic status and health among the aged in the United States and Germany: a comparative cross-sectional study. (190 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Medical sociology, Social science, Demography, Gerontology and Social psychology. His study focuses on the intersection of Medical sociology and fields such as Symbolic interactionism with connections in the field of Social constructionism. His Demography research incorporates themes from Life expectancy, Socioeconomic status, Public health and Longevity.

His studies link Economic growth with Public health. His Gerontology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Health equity, Social support, Ethnic group and Race. In his study, Distress is strongly linked to Social class, which falls under the umbrella field of Social psychology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Medical sociology (16.78%)
  • Social science (13.29%)
  • Demography (14.69%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Gerontology (11.19%)
  • Medical sociology (16.78%)
  • Health equity (2.80%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

William C. Cockerham mainly focuses on Gerontology, Medical sociology, Health equity, Health promotion and Psychiatry. His work carried out in the field of Gerontology brings together such families of science as Demography and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. His research integrates issues of Social science, Ideal type, Social theory and Construct in his study of Medical sociology.

His Health promotion research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Health education and Health policy. William C. Cockerham combines subjects such as Social epidemiology and Sick role with his study of Psychiatry. His studies deal with areas such as Self-rated health, Life expectancy and Socioeconomics as well as Health care.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Social Determinants of Chronic Disease. (103 citations)
  • A Comparison of Black and White Racial Differences in Health Lifestyles and Cardiovascular Disease. (22 citations)
  • Medical Sociology and Sociological Theory (21 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Health care

William C. Cockerham mostly deals with Gerontology, Health equity, Young adult, Medical sociology and Obesity. His Gerontology research integrates issues from Health education and Race and health. His Health equity study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Self-rated health, Life expectancy, Socioeconomics and Health promotion.

His studies in Young adult integrate themes in fields like Middle age, National Longitudinal Surveys, Physical health and Race. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Habitus, Social psychology, Baseline and Ideal type. His Obesity research spans across into subjects like Social capital, Social support, Review article, Social determinants of health and MEDLINE.

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Best Publications

Health Lifestyle Theory and the Convergence of Agency and Structure

William C. Cockerham.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior (2005)

860 Citations

Conceptualizing contemporary health lifestyles : Moving beyond Weber

William C. Cockerham;Alfred Rütten;Thomas Abel.
Sociological Quarterly (1997)

427 Citations

The Military : more than just a job?

William C. Cockerham;Charles C. Moskos;Frank R. Wood.
(2000)

382 Citations

Aging and Perceived Health Status

William C. Cockerham;Kimberly Sharp;Julie A. Wilcox.
Journal of Gerontology (1983)

316 Citations

Socioeconomic status and health among the aged in the United States and Germany: a comparative cross-sectional study.

Olaf von dem Knesebeck;Günther Lüschen;William C Cockerham;Johannes Siegrist.
Social Science & Medicine (2003)

287 Citations

Health lifestyles in Russia.

William C Cockerham.
Social Science & Medicine (2000)

279 Citations

The social determinants of the decline of life expectancy in Russia and eastern Europe: a lifestyle explanation.

William C. Cockerham.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior (1997)

260 Citations

Social Causes of Health and Disease

William C. Cockerham.
(2007)

221 Citations

The Social Determinants of Chronic Disease.

William C. Cockerham;Bryant W. Hamby;Gabriela R. Oates.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2017)

203 Citations

Health and Social Change in Russia and Eastern Europe

William C. Cockerham.
(1999)

193 Citations

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