Sociology in Nursing and Healthcare

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Hannah Cooke
  • Susan Philpin
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702037443

    Table of Contents

    Part one – Sociology, nursing and everyday life
    Introduction. Thinking sociologically about families and health. Thinking sociologically about religion and health. Work, professionalism and organisational life. Social class, poverty and health. Inequalities and health disadvantage.

    Part two - Healthcare systems and nursing
    Healthcare policy and organisational change. Power and communication in healthcare. Nursing and nursing professionalism. Partnerships and care in the community.

    Part three – The experience of illness
    Understandings of health, illness, risk and bodies. Lay understandings of health and risk: a changing picture. Experiencing ill-health. Social responses to illness and disability. Death and dying.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Bailièrre Tindall
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702037443