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Social Theory, Health and Healthcareby Orla Mcdonnell
Synopses & Reviews
Social Theory, Health and Healthcare provides a systematic guide to both classical and contemporary social theories, identifying the relevance and research implications of each theory. Students are shown the social factors that contribute to health, enabling them to assess health issues and make decisions on treatment.
About the Author
ORLA MCDONNELL is Lecturer in Sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland.
MARIA LOHAN is Lecturer in Health Sciences at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, UK.
ABBEY HYDE is Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
SAM PORTER is Professor of Nursing Research at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, UK.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Social Theory, Health and Healthcare
Structural Functionalism, Health and Healthcare
Political Economy Theory, Health and Healthcare
Social Interaction Theory, Health and Healthcare
Poststructuralism, Postmodernism, Health and Healthcare
Critical Realism, Health and Healthcare
Feminist Theory, Health and Healthcare
Science and Technology Studies, Health and Healthcare
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