Sociology, Nursing & Health

Sociology, Nursing & Health

by Hannah Cooke, Carl May
     
 

Specifically for nurses, this book fulfils the need for a rigorous course text on sociology and its direct relevance to health work. It guides readers through a number of classic and contemporary sociological debates which have a specific influence on nurses' understanding of nursing, health and health care.

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Specifically for nurses, this book fulfils the need for a rigorous course text on sociology and its direct relevance to health work. It guides readers through a number of classic and contemporary sociological debates which have a specific influence on nurses' understanding of nursing, health and health care.

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"Excellent content... Very good in terms of level and curriculum coverage. An excellent reference book." Eileen Murphy, Senior Lecturer, Social and Community Studies, Glasgow
this is a book that could be read enjoyably from cover to cover or dipped into as necessary. The authors have achieved an accessible approach which encourages further reading and analysis of some of the current debates. It makes a useful contribution to study and practice."Journal of Community Nursing, Vol 13 Issue 11, November 1999
importance of the sociological approach in studying health is abundantly clear in this book... (it) conveys complex ideas with great clarity. It is therefore suitable for nursing undergraduates as well as graduates. The summaries at the end of each chapter aid learning, as do the up to date references."Nursing Standard, November 1999
Booknews
A course text for nursing students. Distills from the literature on sociology those aspects that pertain to the nursing profession in particular and to health care in general. Walks through several selected classic and contemporary sociological debates. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750636193
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/15/1998
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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