Compare and contrast the theories of positivism and social constructionism in health studies, paying close attention to which, if any, you find most useful.

110. Compare and contrast the theories of positivism and social constructionism in health studies, paying close attention to which, if any, you find most useful.

ESSAY 1500 words (allowed to exceed by 100 words max)?
Demonstrate ability to describe and explore the positivism and social constructionism in terms of their pros and cons
Demonstrate capacity to outline similarities and differences between the two theories clearly
Demonstrate an understanding of the usefulness, if any, of the two theories
Demonstrate ability to show how the theories shed light on concepts of health and illness
Demonstrate ability to write clearly and show understanding of the theories.
Your work must be:-
Word processed / typed
Size 12 font e.g. Times New Roman or Arial
Double line spaced
Right hand margin 20mm / 0.75”
Left hand margin 40mm / 1.5”
Double sided
Page numbered from the title page in the format ‘Page 1 of 1’
Reference list – single line spacing
Appendices – single line spacing if possible
Sources for essay: Please use contemporary research from reputable journals and books. Please use Harvard open referencing

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