Risk and Nursing Practice introduces the reader to a range of sociological theory that has arisen about the 'risk society'. Theories about risk and society are specifically related to aspects of health care and nursing practice that have become highly thematic, such as violence against nurses, techniques of risk assessment and risk management.
PAUL GODIN is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the St. Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery at City University, UK. He teaches Sociology, Health and Social Policy to a range of pre-registration, post-registration, diploma, degree and post-graduate students. He has over ten years of experience in teaching Sociology to pre and post-registration nursing students and other health care professionals at diploma, degree and masters level. He currently runs MSc modules on the History of Mental Health Care and Community Care. He also teaches Risk Theory to students of a MSc module on the Sociolog