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

Mary Birchenall

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Nursing Lecturuer, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Peter Birchenall

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Health Studies, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside, Lincoln, UK