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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

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403989536
Author:
Mcdonnell, Orla
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
McDonnell, Orla
Author:
Porter, Sam
Author:
Lohan, Maria
Author:
Hyde, Abbey
Subject:
Disease & Health Issues
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
8.53 x 5.48 x 0.53 in

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Nursing
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Disease and Health Issues
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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