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Class, Inequalities and Nursing Practice

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Sociology and Nursing Practice

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17 June 2003

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Class, Inequalities and Nursing Practice introduces students to the history of sociological explanations for socio-economic inequalities in health. It explains current interest in the importance of social capital, social...

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Class, Inequalities and Nursing Practice introduces students to the history of sociological explanations for socio-economic inequalities in health. It explains current interest in the importance of social capital, social support and social exclusion as well as material and lifestyle factors in socio-economic differences in health. It also encourages students and qualified nurses and other health care practitioners to make use of social science analysis and research findings in developing their own practice.

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PART 1: EXPLAINING HEALTH INEQUALITIES
Understanding Class and Inequality; M.Miers
Measuring Class and Researching Health Inequalities; M.Miers
Inequalities in Health: The Effects of Social Class; M.Miers
PART 2: NURSES IN THE CLASS STRUCTURE
Class Context of Nursing; E.Denny
Nursing, Education and Social Class; M.Miers
PART 3: ADDRESSING HEALTH INEQUALITIES THROUGH NURSING PRACTICE
Class Inequalities in Mental Health Nursing; P.Godin
Inequalities in the Provision of Children's Health Services; V.Watson
Income and Health: Implications for Public Health Nursing; R.Hoskins
Work and Occupational Health; M.Miers
Public Health Policy and Practice; M.Miers.

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MARGARET MIERS is Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of West of England, Bristol. She is series editor of the Sociology and Nursing Practice Series and author of Gender Issues and Nursing Practice.

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MARGARET MIERS is Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of West of England, Bristol. She is series editor of the Sociology and Nursing Practice Series and author of Gender Issues and Nursing Practice.

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