presents a multicultural perspective, reflecting on South Africa’s diversity and explaining complex sociological ideas in a way that is easy to follow. In this 6th edition, substantial attention has been given to aspects of socialisation, social interaction, structure and relationships, social stratification, group dynamics, institutions, organisations and social problems encountered in nursing practice. Pertinent examples of the manifestation of sociology in the nursing profession and its practice as currently experienced in South Africa are also included. Activities allow students to debate issues arising from sociology in the nursing context in group format in order to promote creative thinking and comprehension.
Contents include the following:
- < >Transcultural nursingThe self and socialisationSocial interaction, structure and relationshipsSocial stratification and mobilitySocial groups and group dynamicsThe family as cornerstone of societyInstitutions and organisationsSocial change and social movementsSocial problems and deviant behaviour
provides students with a clear, easy-to-understand sociological text specifically oriented towards
nursing, that emphasises specific aspects and creativity within the nursing environment.