Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction (1st Edition)

Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction (1st Edition)
Louise Warwick-Booth, Ruth Cross, Diane Lowcock
University of Canterbury
Currently out of stock
Replaced by 2nd Edition
Published 20/04/2012
Edition Info 9780745650227
Published In United Kingdom
Publisher Polity Press
Pages 320
Blurb 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.
  • Contemporary Health Studies: An Introduction (2nd Edition)
    NZ$ 59.99
    NZ$ 48.99
    View / Add

Merchant: AllTextBooks.NZ
Postal: PO Box 37319, Halswell, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Phone: 03 3225 400
Legal Notices
Tax Code: 99-521-499
Returns Policy