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The Health Studies Companion

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 424
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Macmillan Student Companions Series

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Paperback - 9781403941879

21 June 2011

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Ebook - 9780230345522

16 September 2017

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A comprehensive introduction that provides essential information and advice on study skills, research and careers for students of Health Studies. Ideal pre-course reading, it covers the core components of the...

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A comprehensive introduction that provides essential information and advice on study skills, research and careers for students of Health Studies. Ideal pre-course reading, it covers the core components of the course, reflective activities and stacks of useful resources to makes readers explore further and reflect on their learning.

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Comprehensive for all health students: suitable for those considering a health studies course, applying, about to start or in the first year 
Clear and accessible introduction: alphabetically introduces key concepts, theories and ideologies
Great value complete resource: in a compact portable size this resource will be of use throughout all levels of a health studies degree - students will return to it again and again!

Introduction
PART I: STUDYING HEALTH
Studying Health: Health as a contested concept
PART II: KEY IDEOLOGIES
Introduction
Key Ideologies and Theories: Shaping the way we think
Concluding comment
PART III: KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS – INFORMING IDEAS AND ACTIONS
Introduction
Key Terms and Concepts: informing ideas and actions
Concluding Comment
PART IV: CASE STUDIES
Introduction
Case Study One – Obesity
Case Study Two – ART and IVF
Case Study Three – HIV
Case Study Four – Dementia
PART V: RESEARCH
Introduction
Introducing and Understanding Research in Health Studies
The Research Process and Design
Core Principles Informing the Research Process
Methods, Analysis and Writing Up
PART VI: HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE CAREERS: FROM THE CLASSROOM TO THE WORKPLACE; T.Majothi, Careers Consultant
Introduction
Career Planning and Career Opportunities
Developing Your Skills Through Reflective Activities.

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SOPHIE SMAILES is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Change at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She has extensive experience within the fields of health and social care.

CLARE STREET is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is Programme Leader for the BSc (Hons) Contemporary Health Practice degree. Her main teaching responsibilities include public health, health promotion, epidemiology, and contemporary lifestyle issues.

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SOPHIE SMAILES is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Change at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She has extensive experience within the fields of health and social care.

CLARE STREET is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is Programme Leader for the BSc (Hons) Contemporary Health Practice degree. Her main teaching responsibilities include public health, health promotion, epidemiology, and contemporary lifestyle issues.

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