Where it Hurts: An Introduction to Sociology for Health Workers
For over a decade, WHERE IT HURTS has provided a straightforward and accessible introduction to sociology for students of health and welfare studies. In this completely revised and expanded edition Cherry Russell and Toni Schofield once again deal with key areas of sociology (such as class, gender, race and ethnicity, age, work, the state) and grounding theory and concepts in real issues, to demonstrate how sociology WORKS in a specific application - health and health care. Students for whom sociology is part of a health or welfare-related course (nursing, medicine, related therapies, social work and administration) will find this a lively and thought-provoking text. But in its style and content, it responds equally well to the demands of ALL beginning students in sociology for a clear and relevant introduction to the critical tradition.
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