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Author Iphofen, Ron.

Title Sociology in practice for health care professionals / Ron Iphofen and Fiona Poland
Published Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan, 1998


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 MELB  610.7301 Iph/Sip  UNAVAILABLE
Description x, 262 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. The Nature of Sociology: Explanations and Applications -- 2. The Power to Care -- 3. Learning to Care: A Lifetime of Socialisation -- 4. The Basis of Informal Care: Families and Households -- 5. Healthy Learning -- 6. Working for Health -- 7. Equal and Unequal Opportunities -- 8. Inherited Health -- 9. Natural Carers: Sex and Gender -- 10. Common and Uncommon Cultures -- 11. Beliefs, Moralities and Ideologies of Care -- 12. Controlling Conditions -- 13. The Costs of 'Free' Time -- 14. Welfare, Ill-fare, How Fair? -- 15. Modelling Health Care Sociologically
Summary Health processes and outcomes are analysed in this text in terms of social difference, inequality, opportunities and life chances. Key sociological concepts and theories are introduced by using practical exercises
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 254-260
Subject Health -- Social aspects.
Nursing theory
Nursing -- Philosophy.
Social medicine.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Sociology -- Research.
Nursing -- Social aspects.
Sociology, Medical.
Nursing Theory.
Author Poland, Fiona.
ISBN 0333645766 (paperback)