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Sociology for midwives

by Ruth Deery | 23 January 2015
Category: Popular Sociology
Synopsis
The study of sociology is now an essential part of all midwiferytraining, but it can often seem removed from the reality ofmidwifery practice. Midwives often ask: what is sociology? Why do Ineed sociology to be a midwife? How can sociology help improve myclinical practice? This major new textbook answers these important questions andshows how sociology can inform the practice of midwifery in thetwenty-first century. It provides a comprehensive, jargon-freeintroduction to sociology for midwifery students with no priorknowledge of the subject, as well as practising midwives withexperience of dealing with sociological issues in their daily work.Although the book assumes little or no previous knowledge ofsociology it provides enough depth to meet the needs of those withsome background in the field. At every stage the links betweensociology and everyday practice are emphasised and explained, usinga wealth of case studies and examples. The book provides: Clearly defined learning aims and objectivesStructured activities and questions for discussionA glossary of key sociological conceptsAnnotated suggestions for further reading The editors and contributors have considerable experienceteaching sociology at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduatelevels to students from many different disciplines. This book willbe an indispensable teaching aid within midwifery education, andother relevant health and social care disciplines.
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Synopsis
The study of sociology is now an essential part of all midwiferytraining, but it can often seem removed from the reality ofmidwifery practice. Midwives often ask: what is sociology? Why do Ineed sociology to be a midwife? How can sociology help improve myclinical practice? This major new textbook answers these important questions andshows how sociology can inform the practice of midwifery in thetwenty-first century. It provides a comprehensive, jargon-freeintroduction to sociology for midwifery students with no priorknowledge of the subject, as well as practising midwives withexperience of dealing with sociological issues in their daily work.Although the book assumes little or no previous knowledge ofsociology it provides enough depth to meet the needs of those withsome background in the field. At every stage the links betweensociology and everyday practice are emphasised and explained, usinga wealth of case studies and examples. The book provides: Clearly defined learning aims and objectivesStructured activities and questions for discussionA glossary of key sociological conceptsAnnotated suggestions for further reading The editors and contributors have considerable experienceteaching sociology at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduatelevels to students from many different disciplines. This book willbe an indispensable teaching aid within midwifery education, andother relevant health and social care disciplines.
€27.99
83 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9780745662817
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 23/01/2015
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Popular Sociology
No. of Pages - 320
Weight - 576
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 25
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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