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Sociology of Health and Illness (2023)

Sociology of Health and Illness (2023)

English | 2023 | ISBN: 9780335203475 | 238 pages | True EPUB | 13.62 MB

This product reflects contemporary attitudes and approaches to the sociology of health and illness in 21st century Australia. With authors who are the current and future thought leaders in this space, this text addresses the theoretical and empirical debates in this discipline, giving students a strong grounding in the field as well as understanding its ever-changing nature. Aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, and taking a conceptual and topical approach, this product covers topics applicable not only to those undertaking social sciences, but also medicine, nursing and midwifery. Samples Download the detailed table of contents. Preview sample pages from The Sociology of Health & Illness Features Case studies – Applies theory into practice for a student and is referred to within the chapter to help show continued connection of theory and practice Pause and reflect – Questions appear throughout the chapters that are designed for the reader to ‘pause and reflect’ on what has been learnt within the section, helping to promote critical thinking and engagement. Popular culture – Connects theories and concepts to the everyday world through film, TV, music and other works of fiction. This feature can be utilised as a tutorial activity for lecturers to share/work through with students. Questions for review – Students can consolidate their learning at the end of the chapter and be a formative or summative assessment by a lecturer. Questions are often reflective or application in nature to test student’s critical thinking, problem solving and deductive skills. Recommended resources/websites – Gives students the opportunity to expand their learning by visiting other resources (both print and digital). The full text downloaded to your computer With eBooks you can: search for key concepts, words and phrases make highlights and notes as you study share your notes with friends eBooks are downloaded to your computer and accessible either offline through the Bookshelf (available as a free download), available online and also via the iPad and Android apps. Upon purchase, you’ll gain instant access to this eBook. Time limit eBooks do not have an expiry date. You will continue to access your ebook whilst you have your Bookshelf installed.