Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

Author: Jonathan Gabe,Michael Bury,Mary Ann Elston

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761974420

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 3874

This title provides a systematic and accessible introduction to medical sociology, beginning each 1500 word entry with a definition of the concept, then examines its origins, development, strengths and weaknesses, offering further reading guidance for independent learning, and drawing on international literature and examples.

Key Concepts in Body and Society

Author: Kate Cregan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446268888

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 745

"This is a very useful book outlining the key concepts of the body in society. It is easy to read and provides useful examples, making it ideal for students across a range of social science disciplines." - Dr Sharron Hinchliff, Sheffield University "Cregan has achieved something distinct: an account of the sociology of the body which incorporates both theory and empirical studies, which demonstrates excellent coverage of an ever expanding field, and which is written in an accessible style... An intelligent treatment and account of the sociology of the body, which I look forward to incorporating into my teaching." - Dr Rob Meadows, University of Surrey "This book is a great idea. It provides a thorough, accessible and interesting introduction to the most important concepts in the sociology of the body. Students new to this area will find it invaluable." - Professor Deborah Lupton, University of Sydney This book provides a clear, focused road map to the study of the body in society. It defines, explains and applies core topics relating to the human body demonstrating how we approach it as a social phenomenon. Each concept: Includes an easy to understand definition Provides real-world examples Gives suggestions for further reading Is carefully cross-referenced to other related concepts. Written to meet the needs of the modern student, this book offers the basic materials, tools and guidance needed study and write about the body.

Key Concepts in Mental Health

Author: David Pilgrim

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526413175

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 503

Now in its 4th edition, this text continues to give you a complete and concise overview of mental health and all the issues that surround it from a theoretical and practical perspective. Restructured into 4 sections, the book starts by defining mental health and mental abnormality before examining the mental health services and the place mental health takes in society. Fully updated, the book offers: 66 bite-sized chapters including new ones on the Biopsychosocial Model, trauma and mindfulness Key points summarising what you need to know for study and practice Examples of further reading to help you expand your knowledge It is essential reading for students of health, nursing, mental health, social work and social care. It is also valuable reading for students of counselling and psychotherapy.

Key Concepts in Health Studies

Author: Chris Yuill,Iain Crinson,Eilidh Duncan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1848606737

Category: Medical

Page: 178

View: 1156

Key Concepts in Health Studies provides a much needed guide to the central concepts used across the subject, and offers the reader a comprehensive overview of the core topics, theories and debates. Drawing together the fundamentals within the disciplines of health, nursing, and social policy this book is an ideal text both for students studying health in a range of academic fields, and for health and social care practitioners. From ageism to public health, and gender to obesity, the book offers an exciting guide to the multidisciplinary field.

Key Concepts in Nursing

Author: Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead,Annette McIntosh-Scott,Ann Bryan,Tom Mason

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446202623

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 8149

Nursing can be complex and challenging to new students and trainee practitioners. Key Concepts in Nursing provides a much needed guide to the central topics and debates which shape nursing theory, policy and contemporary practice. From assessment to ethics, and leadership to risk management, the book offers a comprehensive yet concise guide to the professional field. Each entry features: " a snapshot definition of the concept; " a broader discussion addressing the main issues and links to practice; " key points relevant to the entry; " case studies to illustrate the application to practice; " examples of further reading. Highly readable, with clear indexing and cross referencing, this is an ideal book for trainees to turn to for learning more about key issues in nursing practice and education. It meets the validation requirements of all training programmes and will also be invaluable for nurses continuing their professional education, those returning to practice and for mentoring.

Die Street Corner Society

Die Sozialstruktur eines Italienerviertels

Author: William Foote Whyte

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110809648

Category: Social Science

Page: 403

View: 3481

Key Concepts in Nursing and Healthcare Research

Author: Annette McIntosh-Scott,Tom Mason,Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead,David Coyle

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446296067

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7917

This book provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics of nursing and healthcare research.

Memoiren des einflussreichsten DJs der Welt

Author: John Peel,Sheila Ravenscroft

Publisher: Kein & Aber AG

ISBN: 3954030799

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 558

View: 1536

John Peel ist der liebe Gott eines musikalischen Universums, das er eigenhändig geschaffen hat. Seine obsessive Suche nach dem Neuen in der Musik und seine Abneigung gegen Mittelmaß und Mainstream machten den Briten zum einflussreichsten DJ der Musikgeschichte. Mit seinen BBC-Sendungen, die weltweit zu hören waren, prägte er vierzig Jahre lang Musikfans und Musiker. Unzählige Bands haben ihm ihren Erfolg zu verdanken, ganze Genres wie Punk, Rap, Techno oder Hiphop hätten ohne ihn ein anderes Gesicht. Die Liste von Musikern, die er bekannt machte, ist endlos. Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Roxy Music, Grateful Dead, The Smiths und The White Stripes sind nur einige Namen. Während der Arbeit an seiner Autobiografie, für die der englische Verlag über zwei Millionen Euro hinblätterte, starb John Peel unerwartet an einem Herzinfarkt. Seine Frau, die er liebevoll »The Pig« nannte, schrieb das Buch zu Ende.

Qualitative Interviews

Author: Sabina Misoch

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110354616

Category: Social Science

Page: 301

View: 7592

Qualitative interviews are a key tool in modern research practice. What are the different forms of the qualitative interview? Which method is suitable for which situation? How does one conduct qualitative interviews in practice? The book answers these and other questions by presenting methodological principles and different interview methods with schemata, figures, and examples, along with a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages.

Sozialtheorie

Zwanzig einführende Vorlesungen

Author: Hans Joas,Wolfgang Knöbl

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518732129

Category: Social Science

Page: 819

View: 8182

Dieses Buch gibt einen einzigartigen Überblick über die Entwicklung der Sozialtheorie von 1945 bis heute. Nach einer ausführlichen Behandlung des Versuchs von Talcott Parsons, das Erbe der Klassiker Weber und Durkheim zu einer Synthese zusammenzuführen, werden die produktiven Widerstände gegen diesen Versuch (etwa Rational Choice und Symbolischer Interaktionismus) dargestellt. Danach geht es um die großen neuen Syntheseentwürfe seit etwa 1970 (Habermas, Luhmann, Giddens), aber auch um die kritische Fortführung der Modernisierungstheorie (Eisenstadt), Strukturalismus, Poststrukturalismus, Antistrukturalismus (Touraine), Feminismus, neue Diagnosen einer Krise der Moderne, den Neopragmatismus und die wichtigsten Aufgaben gegenwärtiger Arbeit. Das Buch behält den Duktus von Vorlesungen bei und liegt nun in einer aktualisierten Neuauflage vor. Eine vorzügliche Einführung für Studierende und fachfremde Leser.

Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities

Author: Pat Talbot,Geoff Astbury,Tom Mason

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446206297

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 9182

"A helpful resource for those undertaking studies in learning disabilities at all levels. I shall definitely be recommending it to my students!" - John Boarder, Bangor University "This book provides a valuable and innovative contribution to the field of Learning Disabilities." - Logan Parumal, University of Manchester Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of Learning Disabilities. The A-Z format allows you to "dip in" and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from Autism to Rights and from Advocacy to Challenging Behaviours. Each entry features: - a snapshot definition of the concept; - a broader discussion of the main issues and applications to practice; - key points; - a case study, and - signposts to further reading. Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is an ideal companion to study and particularly useful for those completing academic assignments as part of training. Written by a team of experienced practitioners and lecturers, the book reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary practice.

Key Concepts in Marketing

Author: Jim Blythe

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 219

View: 5281

Instructors: Please click here to request a review copy of this title for adoption consideration. Desk copies are available by calling 1-800-818-7243. Key Concepts in Marketing introduces and examines the key issues, methods, models and debates that define the field of marketing today. Each entry comprises of: -Definition -Summary -Broader discussion -Examples and illustrations -Key literature and further reading Introductory chapters serve to situate and introduce the topics.

Key concepts in journalism studies

Author: Bob Franklin

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 362

View: 4276

The SAGE Key Concepts series provide students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension. Key Concepts in Journalism offers a systematic and accessible introduction to the terms, processes, and effects of journalism;a combination of practical considerations with theoretical issues; and further reading suggestions. The authors bring an enormous range of experience in newspaper and broadcast journalism, at national and regional level, as well as their teaching expertise. This book will be essential reading for students in journalism, and an invaluable reference tool for their professional careers.

Key Concepts in Social Research

Author: Geoff Payne,Judy Payne

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 242

View: 6175

This book is a major addition to undergraduate reading lists. It is reliable, allows for easy transference to essays and exams and easy to use, and exceptionally clearly written for student consumption. Topics range over qualitative and quantitative approaches and combine practical considerations with philosophical issues.

Key Concepts in Ethnography

Author: Karen O'Reilly

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 234

View: 5526

At last, an accessible, authoritative, non-nonsense guide to the key concepts in one of the most widely used methodologies in social science: Ethnography. The book: - Covers and summarises the basic and related issues in ethnography that are covered nowhere else in a single text - It is an outstanding teaching and research resource which examines topics like 'sampling' and 'generalising' as well as embracing new fields such as virtual, visual and multi-sighted ethnography. - Time-honoured themes such as key informants, access, participant observation and rapport are here as well as key contemporary issues such as reflexivity, writing and ethics. - Each concept is presented comprehensively yet critically, with relevant examples. This is not quite an encyclopaedia but far more than a dictionary. It is comprehensive yet brief. It is small and neat, easy to hold and flick through. It is what students and researchers have been waiting for.

Fifty key concepts in gender studies

Author: Jane Pilcher,Imelda Whelehan

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 193

View: 6137

Résumé de la couverture : "50 key concepts in gender studies. -provides an authoritative account of gender studies - what it is and how it originated ; -refelcts the complex, multi-faceted nature of the field ; -gives testimony to the health of gender studies and related disciplines ; -begins each entry with a concise definition, followed by its application in the field, plus further reading suggestions ; -is illustrated throughtout with examples.

Key concepts in leisure studies

Author: David Harris

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

ISBN: 9780761970583

Category: Education

Page: 275

View: 7771

`This book confirms David Harris' status as a leading theorist in contemporary culture and leisure in the UK. He offers a distinctive, coherent and authoritative guide to the major concepts and debates that should engage leisure scholars and scholarship' - Dr Peter Bramham, Senior Lecturer in Leisure Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University Written with the needs of today's student in mind, the SAGE Key Concepts series provides accessible, authoritative and reliable coverage of the essential issues in a range of disciplines. Written in each case by experienced and respected experts in the subject area, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages understanding without sacrificing the level of detail and critical evaluation essential to convey the complexity of the issues. Key Concepts in Leisure Studies: • Provides a student-friendly guide to the key debates in leisure studies • Reflects recent developments in the field, encompassing related work in media studies, cultural studies, sports studies and sociology • Cross-references each 1500 word exposition to other concepts in the field • Offers definitions, section outlines and further reading guidance for independent learning • Is supported by the author's website http:/www.arasite.org/keyconc.html • Is essential reading for undergraduates and NVQ students in leisure studies.

Grounded theory

Strategien qualitativer Forschung

Author: Barney G. Glaser,Anselm L. Strauss,Axel T. Paul

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783456849065

Category:

Page: 278

View: 5860

Der Klassiker über den qualitativen Forschungsansatz der "Grounded Theory", geschrieben von den Entwicklern dieser Methode "Obwohl unser Buch sich in erster Linie an Soziologen richtet, glauben wir, dass es jedem nutzen kann, der daran interessiert ist, soziale Phänomene zu untersuchen politischer, pädagogischer, wirtschaftlicher, industrieller oder welcher Art auch immer." In der Tat ist "Grounded Theory" quer durch die wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen zum Standardbegriff der qualitativen Sozialforschung ge - worden. Die inzwischen zum Klassiker avancierte Arbeit von Glaser und Strauss eröffnet eine lehrbare und auch lernbare Forschungsstrategie. Das Konzept bietet eine Antwort auf das Problem, die oft schmerzlich empfundene Lücke zwischen empirischer Forschung und Theorie zu schliessen.

Der Weiblichkeitswahn oder Die Selbstbefreiung der Frau

Ein Emanzipationskonzept

Author: Betty Friedan

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3688100425

Category: Social Science

Page: 282

View: 6718

Der Titel dieses heftig umstrittenen Bestsellers ist in die Umgangssprache eingegangen. Weiblichkeitswahn – das ist die von mächtigen wirtschaftlichen Interessengruppen manipulierte Umkehrung der Frauenemanzipation. Die Frau wird durch psychologische Dauerbeeinflussung in der Werbung und in den Massenmedien zur «glücklichen Hausfrau und Mutter» umfunktioniert, wird als kaufkräftige Konsumentin umschmeichelt und auf ein Sexualsymbol mit Warencharakter reduziert. Betty Friedan führt ein erdrückendes Beweismaterial ins Feld gegen das entstellte Image des weiblichen Wesens in unserer Zivilisation. Die Autorin zeigt allerdings auch Wege, auf denen die moderne Frau trotz aller Widerstände ihren eigenen Glücksansprüchen und denen der Familie gerecht werden kann. Dieses Werk einer intelligenten und temperamentvollen Frau über die Frau sollte auch Pflichtlektüre für Männer sein.