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Introduction to sociology for health carers

Walsh, Mark; Tait, David


Mark Walsh

David Tait


Now in its second edition, An Introduction to Sociology for Health Carers provides an accessible grounding for all nursing and health care students who have little previous experience of studying Sociology but who, within their first year courses, need to quickly develop sociological thinking skills and knowledge that they can apply to their own care practice. As a discipline, Sociology focuses on how human lives are socially structured and organised, and on the ways in which everyday experiences are made meaningful – a crucial underpinning of health and social care theory and practice. This engaging text introduces basic sociological concepts and techniques and encourages all health care students to make the most of their experiences in the practice environment, learning from these, and becoming a reflective, sociologically-informed practitioner.

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date 2014
Deposit Date Aug 19, 2020
Series Title Nursing and Health Care
Edition 2nd
ISBN 978-1-4080-7505-0
Keywords Sociology, health carers, students, nurses
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