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Sociology in Practice for Health Care Professionals

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 272
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18 June 1998

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This introductory text encourages the application of sociological insights in health care. Health processes and outcomes are analysed in terms of social difference, inequality, opportunities and life chances. Key...

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This introductory text encourages the application of sociological insights in health care. Health processes and outcomes are analysed in terms of social difference, inequality, opportunities and life chances. Key sociological concepts and theories are introduced by using practical exercises and an active learning approach. The book is written in an accessible style so that it can be used as a course text but will also appeal to individual readers at all levels in their career.

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An introductory text which adopts a cumulative approach: building analytical skills with direct reference to health care examples
Accessibility: active learning approach will appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals
Links to readers' personal and professional experiences
Authors are highly experienced in the collaborative and multidisciplinary nature of health, social care and sociology courses

The Nature of Sociology: Explanations and Applications
The Power to Care
Learning to Care: A Lifetime of Socialisation
The Basis of Informal Care: Families and Households
Healthy Learning
Working for Health
Equal and Unequal Opportunities
Inherited Health
Natural Carers: Sex and Gender
Common and Uncommon Cultures
Beliefs, Moralities and Ideologies of Care
Controlling Conditions
The Costs of 'Free' Time
Well-Fare, Ill-Fare, How Fair?
Modelling Health Care Sociologically
References
Index.

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RON IPHOFEN is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wales, Bangor, where he teaches on a range of health professional courses. He has acted as consultant on curriculum and organisational development, learning outcomes and teaching quality assessment and he is a subject specialist assessor for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

FIONA POLAND is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wales, Bangor. As National Chair of the Association for Research in the Voluntary and Community Sector, she promotes the development of information networks and training in the dissemination of good practice in community settings.

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RON IPHOFEN is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wales, Bangor, where he teaches on a range of health professional courses. He has acted as consultant on curriculum and organisational development, learning outcomes and teaching quality assessment and he is a subject specialist assessor for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

FIONA POLAND is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wales, Bangor. As National Chair of the Association for Research in the Voluntary and Community Sector, she promotes the development of information networks and training in the dissemination of good practice in community settings.

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