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1. What is Sociology and Why is it Relevant to Nurses?Part 1: Ideas about Health and Illness2. Biomedical and Sociological Approaches to Health and Illness3. The Media and Health4. Contemporary Debates about Health and IllnessPart 2: Social Structure and Health5. Health and Illness Patterns in Australia6. Gender, Sex and Sexuality7. Culture and Health: Ethnic Diversity in Healing Practices and Health Issues8. The Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples9. Ageing, Health and InequalityPart 3: Experiencing Health and Illness10. The Body, Health and Lifestyle11. The Illness Experience: Chronic IllnessPart 4: Working in Health12. Health Care Systems and the Health Workforce13. Power and Responsibility in Health Care Encounters14. Complementary and Alternative Medicine15. Nursing in Contemporary Australia16. Nurses, Sociology and Health

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Karen Willis is a senior lecturer in sociology at the School of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Tasmania. She has responsibility for development of curriculum, course coordination, and teaching health sociology to nursing students. Shandell Elmer is a Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania, Department of Rural Health. She is currently undertaking a PhD that aims to explore the relationship between social capital within health service organisations and their attempts at community engagement.

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