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Sociology, Youth and Youth Work Practice

Simon Bradford - Social Science - 2012 - 240 pages
How can sociology inform our understanding of young people's experiences? Introducing core theories by drawing on a range of cultural resources - from pioneering research to ...
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Social Aspects of Health, Illness and Healthcare

Mary Larkin - Medical - 2011 - 290 pages
Provides a comprehensive and contemporary exploration of a wide range of topics within the social aspects of health, illness and healthcare. Explores and explains the different ...
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Self-care: Embodiment, Personal Autonomy and the Shaping of Health Consciousness

Christopher Ziguras - Social Science - 2004 - 208 pages
This book examines the widespread cultural and political consequences of the proliferation of popular health advice. It provides a key theoretical contribution to the ...
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Health

Peter Aggleton - Social Science - 2013 - 176 pages
Written in a clear, accessible style, Health introduces students to the valuable contribution sociologists have made to understanding health, illness and disease. In so doing ...
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Talcott Parsons on Economy and Society (RLE Social Theory)

Bryan S. Turner, Robert J. Holton - Social Science - 2014 - 286 pages
'In this remarkable collection of essays, Holton and Turner demonstrate that Parsonian sociology addresses the most central problems of our time issues of sickness and health ...
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The Sociology and Politics of Health: A Reader

David Banks, Michael Purdy - Medical - 2005 - 288 pages
Health care systems, the role of health professionals and the experience of health and illness are all undergoing change and development as we enter the twenty-first century ...
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Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory

Kenneth Tucker - Social Science - 1998 - 224 pages
Anthony Giddens is widely recognized as one of the most important sociologists of the post-war period. This is the first full-length work to examine Giddens' social theory. It ...
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Sociology and Nursing: An Introduction

Peter Morrall - Medical - 2005 - 224 pages
This introductory text provides nurses with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues which they should find of great help in thinking about their work ...
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