Be more critical! A practical guide for Health and Social Care students


This guide has been written to show you: • what being ‘critical’ in your work means in your health and social care studies • how to bring that ‘critical’ dimension into both your academic work and your practice.

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The examples used in this guide are drawn from the current debate in the UK about healthy lifestyles and obesity, looking in particular at the causes, treatment and prevention of childhood obesity.

Teaching subject area

Health Care and Social Work, Social Work


critical thinking writing health social care

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Faculties\Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

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Date deposited:

August 11, 2010

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