Sociology as Applied to Nursing and Health Care

1st Edition

Editors:

  • Print ISBN 9780702019326

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introducing the Sociology of Health Care. Studying Sociology in Nursing. Sociology and Everyday Life. Society and the Individual: Gender, Race and Age. Introducing Theory in Sociology. Section 2: Inequalities in Health. Poverty in Health Care. Disadvantaged Groups in Health Care. The Social Interpretation of Deviance. Section 3: The Social Context of Nursing. Nurses, Clients and Power. Professional and Educational Directions. Section 4: Health Policy in Relation to Nursing. The Changing Shape of the National Health Service. Caring in a Mixed Economy. Section 5: Sociological Perspectives in Nursing. Nursing and Social Theory. Glossary.

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Print ISBN:
9780702019326

About the editors