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Contemporary health studies

by Louise Warwick-Booth | 20 April 2012
PAPERBACK
Category: Economics
Synopsis
Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction provides alively and accessible introduction to the current issues and keydebates in this area. It contains a strong, up-to-date, global,social-scientific focus examining the human experience of healthparticularly emphasizing its social, political and environmentaldimensions. The book's diverse content is usefully divided into threemain parts. Part one sets the scene looking closely at thedefinition of health studies and the debates surrounding theconcept of health. Part two explores different disciplinesunderpinning Health Studies including chapters such as sociology,psychology, anthropology and health promotion. Part three of thebook explores the determinants of health and contains chapters onindividual factors influencing health, policy influences on health,public health and the global context of health. Each chapter: Opens with a list of key learning outcomes; Contains topical learning tasks; Poses questions for reflection and debate; Provides an in-depth case study to summarise the key argumentsmade. Carefully chosen tables, figures and photographs bring the text tolife, whilst the companion web-site offers additional learningresources for both students and lecturers alike. Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction is an essentialguide for undergraduate health students written by three authorswho have a wealth of teaching experience in this subject area.Their book will inspire readers to consider the human experience ofhealth within contemporary global society as it is mediated byindividual, societal and global contexts.
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Synopsis
Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction provides alively and accessible introduction to the current issues and keydebates in this area. It contains a strong, up-to-date, global,social-scientific focus examining the human experience of healthparticularly emphasizing its social, political and environmentaldimensions. The book's diverse content is usefully divided into threemain parts. Part one sets the scene looking closely at thedefinition of health studies and the debates surrounding theconcept of health. Part two explores different disciplinesunderpinning Health Studies including chapters such as sociology,psychology, anthropology and health promotion. Part three of thebook explores the determinants of health and contains chapters onindividual factors influencing health, policy influences on health,public health and the global context of health. Each chapter: Opens with a list of key learning outcomes; Contains topical learning tasks; Poses questions for reflection and debate; Provides an in-depth case study to summarise the key argumentsmade. Carefully chosen tables, figures and photographs bring the text tolife, whilst the companion web-site offers additional learningresources for both students and lecturers alike. Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction is an essentialguide for undergraduate health students written by three authorswho have a wealth of teaching experience in this subject area.Their book will inspire readers to consider the human experience ofhealth within contemporary global society as it is mediated byindividual, societal and global contexts.
€27.99
83 Reward Points
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780745650227
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 20/04/2012
Categories - All, Books, Business Computers, Finance, Economics
No. of Pages - 320
Weight - 788
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 25
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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