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Sociology for health professionals

Author: Lani Russell
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sociology is a key topic for all trainee health professionals, but many struggle to see what sociology has to offer. Based on years of experience teaching sociology to healthcare students, Lani Russell has written a truly introductory text which explains the main sociological concepts without jargon or becoming too advanced. Using carefully chosen examples, she shows how health issues are influenced by social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lani Russell
ISBN: 1446296806 9781446296806 9781526401922 1526401924
OCLC Number: 960710182
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 207 pages) : illustrations, portrait
Contents: Biomedicine --
Power --
Class --
Ethnicity --
Ageing --
Gender --
Sexuality --
Chronic illness and disability --
Mental health --
Health care --
Glossary --
Key theorists.
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Based on years of experience teaching sociology to health care students, Lani Russell has written a truly introductory text which explains the main sociological concepts without jargon or becoming  Read more...

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