Sociology and Occupational Therapy
Sociology and Occupational Therapy,
Edition 1 An Integrated Approach
Edited by Derek Jones, Sheena E.E. Blair, Terry Hartery and R. Kenneth Jones

Publication Date: 03 Sept 1998

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Description
Sociology and Occupational Therapy is the first book on sociology specifically designed to introduce Occupational Therapy students at undergraduate and postgraduate level to areas of sociology relevant to the theory and practice of OT. It provides a beginners guide to the relevant literature and explains how the sociological theory impacts on the practice of OTs in the widest sense. It makes use of the knowledge and expertise of Sociologists and Occupational Therapists to explain key concepts and their relevance to practice. With activities provided at the end of each chapter the student is encouraged to make their own links with between the text and their experience of OT practice and everyday life.
About the author
Edited by Derek Jones, BA(Hons), DipCOT, SROT, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Department of Occupational Therapy and Art Therapy, Queen Margaret College, Leith Campus, Edinburgh, UK; Sheena E.E. Blair, MEd, DipCOT, SROT, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader, Department of Occuptional Therapy and Art Therapy, Queen Margaret College, Leith Campus, Edinburgh, UK; Terry Hartery, BSc(Hons), MSocSc, Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Management and Social Sciences, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, UK; and R. Kenneth Jones, BA(Hons), Cert Rel Stud, ACE, PhD, FCollP, FRSA, Lecturer in Health and Illness, Department of Management and Social Sciences, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, UK
Table of Contents
Introduction / What Is Sociology? / Social Research Methods / Social Stratification and Social Class / Role / Sex, Gender and Feminism / Multi-Cultural Society / the Family / Deviance / Health and Illness / Organisations / the Sociology of the Health Professions / Work / Leisure / Normalization and Critical Disability Theory
Book details
ISBN: 9780443055157
Page Count: 190
Illustrations: 5 ills.
Retail Price: £30.99