Key text books
The following books contain syntheses of the empirical and theoretical work that have been undertaken in relation to each topic in the curriculum. They are a useful starting point for teachers. The resources here are not intended as an exclusive or exhaustive list.
PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY APPLIED TO MEDICINE: AN ILLUSTRATED COLOUR TEXT
Alder, B., Abraham, C., van Teijlingen, E., and Porter, M. (2009) Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine: An Illustrated Colour Text. 3rd edition. London: Churchill: Livingstone/Elsevier.
UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH. AN INTRODUCTION
Barry, A. and Yuill C. (2008) Understanding the Sociology of Health. An Introduction. London: Sage.
Bradby, H. (2009) Medical Sociology:
An Introduction. London: Sage.
SOCIOLOGY IN NURSING AND HEALTHCARE
Cooke, H. and Philpin, S. (2008) Sociology in Nursing and Healthcare. London: Elsevier.
SOCIOLOGY FOR NURSES: A TEXT BOOK FOR NURSES
Denny, E. and Earle, S. (2006) Sociology for Nurses: a Text Book for Nurses. 2nd edition. Cambridge: Polity Press.
KEY CONCEPTS IN MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY
Gabe, J., Bury, M. & Elston M. (2004). Key Concepts in Medical Sociology. (SAGE Key Concepts Series). London: Sage.
CULTURE, HEALTH AND ILLNESS
Helman, C. (2007) Culture, Health and Illness. 5th edition. London: Hodder Arnold.
SOCIOLOGY AND NURSING
Morrall, P. (2001) Sociology and Nursing. London: Routledge.
THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS
Nettleton, S. (2013) The Sociology of Health and Illness. Cambridge: Polity Press. 3rd Ed.
THE SOCIAL BASIS OF MEDICINE
Russell, A. (2009) The Social Basis of Medicine (Lecture Notes Series). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.
SOCIOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALSS
Russell, L. (2014) Sociology for Health Professionals. London, Sage..
SOCIOLOGY AS APPLIED TO MEDICINE
RScambler, G. (2009) Sociology as Applied to Medicine. 6th ed. London: Saunders Elsevier.