Sociology and Occupational Therapy

An Integrated Approach

Edited by

  • Derek Jones, BA(Hons), DipCOT, SROT, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Department of Occupational Therapy and Art Therapy, Queen Margaret College, Leith Campus, Edinburgh, UK
  • Sheena Blair, MEd, DipCOT, SROT
  • Terry Hartery, BSc(Hons), MSocSc, Retired Lecturer. Formerly Sociology, Department of Management and Social Sciences, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, UK
  • R. Kenneth Jones, BA(Hons), Cert Rel Stud, ACE, PhD, FCollP, FRSA, Lecturer in Health and Illness, Department of Management and Social Sciences, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, UK

Introducing a textbook focusing on the areas of sociology of direct relevance to the theory and practice of Occupational Therapy. Authored by a team of experienced lecturers in sociology and OT lecturers with a background in social science, this pragmatic text demonstrates how sociological theory impacts the practice of OT's. Features activities in each chapter that encourage the reader to make their own links between the text and their own experience in OT practice and everyday life.
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Book information

  • Published: September 1998
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-05515-7


Table of Contents

Introduction / What Is Sociology? / Social Research Methods / Social Stratification and Social Class / Role / Sex, Gender and Feminism / Multi-Cultural Society / the Family / Deviance / Health and Illness / Organisations / the Sociology of the Health Professions / Work / Leisure / Normalization and Critical Disability Theory