Sociology for Nurses - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131240106, 9788131240175

Sociology for Nurses

1st Edition

Authors: Shama Lohumi
eBook ISBN: 9788131240175
Paperback ISBN: 9788131240106
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 29th July 2015
Page Count: 322
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Description

Brief yet containing the whole of the INC-prescribed syllabus, this book primarily aims at catering to the curricular needs of B.Sc. nursing students. It will, however, be of immense use for the GNM students and the degree students of various streams studying sociology. 

Key Features

  • Written with a view to fulfil the requirement of student nurses.
  • Includes substantially new approaches/aspects on the various topics.
  • Contains the latest data in chapters relating to demography, population, social problems and national health-related programmes.
  • Contains exam-oriented questions at the end of chapters.
  • Has multiple-choice questions, which help students have a firm grasp on the subject

Table of Contents

Unit - 1 INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Introduction to Sociology

Chapter 2: Sociology and Other Social Sciences

Chapter 3: Application of Sociology in Nursing

Unit - 2 INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY

Chapter 4: Individual and Society

Chapter 5: Socialization

Chapter 6: Brief Review of Human Growth and Development

Chapter 7: Rights and Responsibilities of an Individual in a Democratic Society

Unit - 3 CULTURE

Chapter 8 Culture

Chapter 9: Culture and Nursing

Chapter 10: Cultural Diversity

Unit - 4 SOCIAL GROUPS AND PROCESSES

Chapter 11: Group

Chapter 12: Social Groups and Social Processes

Chapter 13: Competition, Confl ict, Cooperation and Accommodation

Unit - 5 POPULATION

Chapter 14: Society and Population

Chapter 15: Population of India

Chapter 16: Population Growth and Malthusian Theory

Chapter 17: Population Explosion and Its Implications

Unit - 6 FAMILY AND MARRIAGE

Chapter 18: Family Welfare Programme

Chapter 19: The Institution of Family

Chapter 20: Functions of Family

Chapter 21: Types of Families

Chapter 22: Laws Governing Marriage in India

Chapter 23: The Institution of Marriage

Chapter 24: Problems of Modern Family and Marriage in India

Chapter 25: Family, Marriage and Their Infl uence on Health and Health Practices

Unit - 7 SOCIAL STRATIFICATION

Chapter 26: Social Stratification

Chapter 27: Caste System and Class System in India

Chapter 28: Social Stratifi cation and Social Mobility

Chapter 29: Race as a Biological Concept: Criteria of Racial Classification

Chapter 30: Effect of Caste, Class and Race on Health and Health Practices

Unit - 8 TYPES OF COMMUNITIES IN INDIA

Chapter 31: Community

Chapter 32: Community Development Project and Planning

Chapter 33: Changes in Rural Life

Chapter 34: Urbanization

Unit - 9 SOCIAL CHANGE

Chapter 35: Social Change

Chapter 36: Social Evolution, Development and Progress

Chapter 37: Factors of Social Change

Chapter 38: Theories of Social Change

Unit - 10 SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL SYSTEM

Chapter 39: Social Organization and Disorganization

Chapter 40: Democratic and Authoritarian Modes of Participation

Chapter 41: Voluntary Associations, Inter-Relationship of Institutions

Unit - 11SOCIAL CONTROL

Chapter 42: Social Control

Chapter 43: Social Norms and Values

Chapter 44: Role of a Nurse in Social Control

Unit - 12 SOCIAL PROBLEMS

Chapter 45: Social Problems

Chapter 46: Control and Planning: Poverty, Housing, Illiteracy, Food Supplies and Prostitution

Chapter 47: Vulnerable Groups

Chapter 48: Problems of Women, Children and the Elderly

Chapter 49: Rights of Women and Children

Chapter 50: Substance Abuse and Alcoholism

Chapter 51: HIV and AIDS

Chapter 52: Social Welfare Programmes in India

Chapter 53: Role of Nurse as a Change Agent

Chapter 54: Resources of the Country: Natural, Occupational and Industrial

Chapter 55: Social Security in India

Chapter 56: Budgeting for Family

Appendix: Multiple-Choice Questions

Details

No. of pages:
322
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131240175
Paperback ISBN:
9788131240106

About the Author

Shama Lohumi