This comprehensive but simple book covers topics such as:
-The classical theorists
-Recent sociological perspectives that shape contemporary sociology
-Applicability of sociology to midwifery practice and research
'This book focuses on sociological theories, concepts and issues that are very relevant to midwifery care and practice...Both classical and contemporary theories are discussed and some examples that midwives can relate to are given. This book is essential reading for midwives and other professionals working in partnership with women and their families. It provides useful and practical information that will help the reader learn and critically think about different types of social phenomena. It clarifies the differences between sociology, psychology and anthropology. It is written in an authoritative and original style, which is jargon free and covers all the core topics that relate to sociology and midwifery'. Midwives Magazine.