Sociology as Applied to Nursing and Health Care

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Peter Birchenall
  • Mary 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