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Sociology

Sociology

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This text discusses current problems in social theory and society, placing nurses and their work at the centre of the analysis. It examines developments in nursing education, practice and social science
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This book discusses current problems in social theory and society, placing nurses and their work at the centre of the analysis. Three essential components of sociology for nurses are synthesized and applied: the sociological imagination and methods in nursing and health service research; the sociology and politics of nursing as an occupation, and the sociology of medicine and illness with special reference to urban poverty and health provison. This book draws together these different strands and sub-specialisms, applying research and analysis to the problems confronting modern nursing in the current UK context.

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Sociology Reviews


A useful introduction to the subject of sociology...there is something for everyone...Highly recommended.
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Table of Contents


The Sociological imagination in nursing education and work
Sociology of knowledge - critique of public health and health education
Sociology of chronic illness
Sociology: insights for nurses
Social symbolism of health - putting the soul back into health care
Sociology of the body - mind over matter or matter over mind?
Sociology of organisations - new managerialism or old Taylorism?
Sociological valuation - health service research
Medical therapeutic research - moral and legal issues in the case of the randomised control trial
Sociology of everyday life - when does the community decide?

Additional information

GOR004417923
Sociology: Insights in Health Care by
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-06-28
272
034066200X
9780340662007
N/A
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