Sociology as Applied to Nursing and Health Care

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Mary Birchenall
  • Peter Birchenall
    • 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 authors

    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