Social aspects of health, illness and healthcare.

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Show simple item record Larkin, Mary 2011-02-21T12:39:20Z 2011-02-21T12:39:20Z 2011-01
dc.identifier.citation Larkin, M. (2011) Social Aspects of Health, Illness and Healthcare. en
dc.identifier.isbn 9780335236626
dc.description.abstract This core textbook is the ideal companion text for students studying the social aspects of health and illness, whether it is as part of a health studies degree, nursing or other professional qualification related to social work, socil care and youth and community work and. Written at an introductory level this is the ideal book for students new to this subject and looking for a broad and accessible text for use throughout their studies . The book provides a comprehensive and contemporary exploration of a wide range of topics within the subject area of the social aspects of health, illness and healthcare. In so doing, it explores and explains the different relationships between social categories and health, different experiences of illness and the role of the healthcare provider in society. It includes self contained chapters on: • Gender • Social class • Ethnicity • Ageing • Physical ill health • Mental health and illness • Disability • Death and dying • Families, communities and healthcare • Healthcare organisations and healthcare professions In addition to drawing together many different sources within this subject area, this engaging book is full of case studies, primary sources and activities for study, all of which will help you get to grips with the core concepts and themes in the study of health, illness and healthcare. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher McGraw-Hill en
dc.subject health en
dc.subject illness en
dc.subject healthcare en
dc.title Social aspects of health, illness and healthcare. en
dc.type Book en
dc.researchgroup Participation & Social Justice
dc.researchgroup Social Work
dc.peerreviewed Yes en
dc.ref2014.selected 1366719837_0210680081165_22_3

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