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.

MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY:
AN INTRODUCTION

 

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.

RESOURCES

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