Health and Illness (Skills-based Sociology)

Health and Illness (Skills-based Sociology)

By: Michael Senior (author), Bruce Viveash (author)Paperback

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Health and Illness provides a comprehensive, concise and accessible introduction to the topic, presented in an attractive manner, with relevant activities and exercises to ensure that students' learning is as active as possible. The activities, which are a central feature of the book, develop study skills such as essay writing, note-taking and responding to data/stimulus questions.


Acknowledgements.- Introduction .- The Social Construction of Health and Illness .- The Social Process of Becoming Ill Responses to Illness .- The Relationship between Social Class and Health .- The Relationship between Gender and Health .- The Relationship between Ethnicity and Health .- The Relationship between Age, Dependency and Health .- The Sociology of 'Mental Illness' .- The Sociology of Health Care Perspectives on Health Care .- Bibliography .- Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780333662496
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 372
  • ID: 9780333662496
  • weight: 717
  • ISBN10: 0333662490

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