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Sociology for nurses
    Denny, Elaine,
Publisher: Polity Press,
Pub date: 2016.
Pages: xvi, 364 p. ;
ISBN: 9781509505418
Item info: 2 copies available.
2 copies total in all locations. 
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610.73 S678s 1 Reserve Book Library 2nd. floor, RES Room
  1 Circulate Book Library 4th. floor, CIRC Station
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Title: Sociology for nurses / edited by Elaine Denny, Sarah Earle and Alistair Hewison.
Edition: Third edition.
Publication info: Cambridge Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2016.
Physical descrip: xvi, 364 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents Note: What is sociology? / Sarah Earle and Keith Sharp -- Why should nurses study sociology? / Sarah Earle and Barbara Green -- What is health? / Sarah Earle -- Nursing as an occupation / Elaine Denny -- Researching health / Carol Komaromy -- Gender / Gayle Letherby -- The family, health, and caring / Geraldine Brown and Corinne Wilson -- Age and ageing / Pat Chambers and Elaine Denny -- Long term illness and conditions / Elaine Denny -- Disability / Sue Ledger, Jan Walmsley, and Lindy Shufflebotham -- Social class and health / Sarah Earle and Terry O'Donnell -- Race and ethnicity / Paula McGee -- Policy in health / Kate Thomson -- Managing in healthcare / Alistair Hewison -- Social care / Catherine Needham -- Global health / Sarah Earle.
Summary: This thoroughly revised new edition maintains its commitment to providing jargon-free explanations of sociological theories and evidence to show how studying sociology can be useful in all branches of nursing. Readers will develop a clear understanding of what sociology is and why it is essential to practice, gain deeper awareness of social issues such as gender, ethnicity, class and the life course, and become more familiar with the social contexts of health policy and nursing as a profession.
Subject term: Nursing--Social aspects.
Subject term: Social medicine.
Added author: Denny, Elaine,
Added author: Earle, Sarah, 1972- ,
Added author: Hewison, Alistair,
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