Volume 27 2005

Editors Robert Dingwall, Veronica James, Elizabeth Murphy, Alison Pilnick

Editorial Assistant  Allison Pearson

Review Editors  Susan Gregory and Gayle Letherby

Monograph Editors Jonathan Gabe and Hannah Bradby

Chairperson Clive Seale

Editorial Board

Davina Allen

Marina Barnard

Kathryn Backett-Milburn

Elizabeth Ettorre

Rob Flynn

John Gabbay

Linda McKie

James Nazroo

Hilary Thomas

Andrew Webster

Clare Williams

Blackwell Publishing

Oxford, UK and Boston, USA


’He hath the French pox’: stigma, social value and social exclusion (Reidpath, Chan, Gifford and Allotey) 468

’Listen to my madness’: understanding the experiences of people with serious mental illness (Lester and Tritter) 649

'The illness is part of the person’: discourses of blame, individual responsibility and individuation at a centre for spiritual healing in the North of England (McClean) 628

Abortion discourse in Bolivian hospital contexts: doctors’ repertoire conflicts and the Saving Women device (Rance) 188

Access, boundaries and their effects: legitimate participation in anaesthesia (Goodwin, Pope, Mort and Smith) 855

Are inner-cities bad for your health? Comparisons of residents’ and third-parties’ perceptions of the urban neighbourhood of Gospel Oak, London (Whitley and Prince) 44

Arguing about the evidence: readers, writers and inscription devices in coronary heart disease risk assessment (Will) 780

Biographical work and returning to employment following a spinal cord injury (Ville) 324

Birth and social class: Northern Thai women's lived experiences of caesarean and vaginal birth (Liamputtong) 243

Boundary at work: alternative medicine in biomedical settings (Mizrachi, Shuval and Gross) 20

Comparing professions through actor-centred governance: community nursing in Britain and Germany (Burau) 114

Death brokering: constructing culturally appropriate deaths (Timmermans)  993

Discomforting research: colliding moralities and looking for 'truth’ in a study of parental drug problems (Barnard) 1

Do occupation and work conditions really matter? A longitudinal analysis of psychological distress experiences among Canadian workers (Marchand, Demers and Durand) 602

Dynamic professional boundaries in the healthcare workforce (Nancarrow and Borthwick) 897

Dysmorphology and the spectacle of the clinic (Featherstone, Latimer, Atkinson, Pilz and Clarke) 551

Explaining caesarean section in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil (McCallum) 215

Exploring clinician uncertainty in the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (Rafalovich) 305

Finding dignity in dirty work: the constraints and rewards of low-wage home care labour (Stacey) 831

Information, understanding and the benign order of everyday life in genetic counselling (Lehtinen) 575

Lay discourses and beliefs related to food risks: an Australian perspective (Lupton) 448

Living with chronic illness in the family setting (Gregory) 372

Making connections: healthcare as a case study in the social organisation of work (Allen and Pilnick) 683

Managerialism in the Australian public health sector: towards the hyper-rationalisation of professional bureaucracies (Germov) 738

New directions for critical internet health studies: representing cancer experience on the web (Seale) 515

On practices of ’good doctoring’: reconsidering the relationship between provider roles and patient adherence (Lutfey) 421

Parenting a young person with mental health problems: temporal disruption and reconstruction (Harden) 351

Pro-anorexia, weight-loss drugs and the internet: an ’anti-recovery’ explanatory model of anorexia (Fox, Ward and O’Rourke) 944

Researching the disabled identity: contextualising the identity transformations which accompany the onset of impairment (Galvin) 393

Review article: Disability studies today and tomorrow (Shakespeare) 138

Securing our genetic health: engendering trust in UK Biobank (Petersen) 271

Social capital and social support on the web: the case of an internet mother site (Drentea and Moren-Cross) 920

Telephone triage, expert systems and clinical expertise (Greatbatch, Hanlon, Goode, O’Cathain, Strangleman and Luff) 802

The demise of repetitive strain injury in sceptical governing rationalities of workplace managers (MacEachen) 490

The mundane realities of the everyday lay use of the internet for health, and their consequences for media convergence (Nettleton, Burrows and O'Malley) 972

The personal significance of home: habitus and the experience of receiving long-term home care (Angus, Kontos, Dyck, McKeever and Poland) 161

The phenomenology of death, embodiment and organ transplantation (Haddow) 92

The promotion of private health insurance and its implications for the social organisation of healthcare: a case study of private sector obstetric practice in Chile (Murray and Elston) 701

Understanding genetic disease in a socio-historical context: a case study of cystic fibrosis (Kerr) 873

Understanding the social organisation of maternity care systems: midwifery as a touchstone (Benoit, Wrede, Bourgeault, Sandall, De Vries and van Teijlingen) 722

What is heterosexual coercion? Interpreting narratives from young people in Mexico City (Marston) 68

What's in a care pathway? Towards a cultural cartography of the new NHS (Pinder, Petchey, Shaw and Carter) 759


Allen, D., 683

Allotey, P., 468

Angus, J., 161

Atkinson, P., 551

Barnard, M., 1

Benoit, C., 722

Borthwick, A.M., 897

Bourgeault, I., 722

Burau, V., 114

Burrows, R., 972

Carter, Y., 759

Chan, K.Y., 468

Clarke, A., 551

De Vries, R., 722

Demers, A., 602

Drentea, P., 920

Durand, P., 602

Dyck, I., 161

Elston, M.A., 701

Featherstone, K., 551

Fox, N., 944

Galvin, R.D., 393

Germov, J., 738

Gifford, S.M., 468

Goode, J., 802

Goodwin, D., 855

Greatbatch, D., 802

Gregory, S., 372

Gross, S., 20

Haddow, G., 92

Hanlon, G., 802

Harden, J., 351

Kerr, A., 873

Kontos, P., 161

Latimer, J., 551

Lehtinen, E., 575

Lester, H., 649

Liamputtong, P., 243

Luff, D., 802

Lupton, D.A., 448

Lutfey, K., 421

MacEachen, E., 490

Marchand, A., 602

Marston, C., 68

McCallum, C., 215

McClean, S., 628

McKeever, P., 161

Mizrachi, N., 20

Moren-Cross, J.L., 920

Mort, M., 855

Murray, S.F., 701

Nancarrow, S.A, 897

Nettleton, S., 972

O’Cathain, A., 802

O'Malley, L., 972

O’Rourke, A., 944

Petchey, R., 759

Petersen, A., 271

Pilnick, A., 683

Pilz, D.T., 551

Pinder, R., 759

Poland, B., 161

Pope, C., 855

Prince, M., 44

Rafalovich, A., 305

Rance, S., 188

Reidpath, D.D., 468

Sandall, J., 722

Seale, C., 515

Shakespeare, T., 138

Shaw, S., 759

Shuval, J.T., 20

Smith, A., 855

Stacey, C.L., 831

Strangleman, T., 802

Timmermans, S., 993

Tritter, J.Q., 649

van Teijlingen, E.R., 722

Ville, I., 324

Ward, K., 944

Whitley, R., 44

Will, C.M., 780

Wrede, S., 722

Book Reviews

Bainham, A. Day Sclater, S. Richards, M. For the Cambridge Socio-Legal Group (eds) Body Lore and Laws 546 (Gayle Letherby)

Barnes, C.B. and Mercer, G. (eds) Implementing the Social Model of Disability: Theory and Research 416 (Dan Goodley)

Bolton, S.C. Emotion Management in the Workplace 1019 (Kevin Hugill)

Borsay, A. Disability and Social Policy in Britain Since 1750 1018 (Bronagh Byrne)

Callahan, D. (ed.) The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Accomodating Pluralism 155 (Christine Barry)

Clark, D. and Wright, M. Transitions in End of Life Care: Hospice and related developments in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 1020 (Carol Komaromy)

Curtis, S. Health and Inequality: Geographical Perspectives 293 (Helena Tunstall)

Davies, C. (ed.) The Future Health Workforce 541 (Marcus Longley)

Davis, K. Dubious Equalities: Cultural Studies on Cosmetic Surgery 157 (Ruth Holliday)

Day, S. and Ward, H. (eds) Sex Work, Mobility and Health in Europe 1014 (Marina Barnard)

De Vries, R.A. A Pleasing Birth. Midwives and Maternity Care in the Netherlands 1022 (Jane Sandall)

Dew, K. Borderland Practices; Regulating Alternative Therapies in New Zealand 300 (Maria Tighe)

Earle, S. and Letherby, G. (eds) Gender, Identity and Reproduction: Social Perspectives 296 (Clare Williams)

Engelhardt, H.T. and Cherry, M.J. (eds) Allocating Scarce Medical Resources: Roman Catholic Perspectives 1015 (John D. Brewer)

Ettorre, E. Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body 153 (Sarah Cunningham-Burley)

Feldman, S.L. (photography) and Douplitzky, K. (text) HOSPITAL: the unseen demands of delivering medical care 414 (Rav Jayram)

Frank, A.W. The Renewal of Generosity - Illness, Medicine and How to Live 671 (Sue Philpin)

Glasner, P. and Rothman, H. Splicing Life? - The New Genetics and Society (Cardiff Papers in Qualitative Research) 673 (Clare Wilkinson)

Gremillion, H. Feeding Anorexia - Gender and Power at a Treatment Center 677 (Stephanie Knaak)

Hart, C. Nurses and Politics: the Impact of Power and Practice 541 (Marcus Longley)

Hawkes, G. and Scott, J. (eds) Perspectives in Human Sexuality 1023 (Tam Sanger)

Keane, H. What's Wrong with Addiction? 679 (John Shiels)

Kitzinger, J. Framing Abuse: Media Influence and Public Understanding of Sexual Violence Against Children 674 (Yvonne Jewkes)

Luke, H. Medical Education and Sociology of Medical Habitus: ’It's not about the Stethoscope!’ 1016 (Caragh Brosnan)

Moerman, D. Meaning, Medicine and the ’Placebo Effect’ 150 (Hannah Bradby)

Mol, A. The Body Multiple: Ontology in Medical Practice 149 (Ronnie Frankenberg)

Mooij, A. Doctors of Amsterdam: Patient Care, Medical Training and Research (1650-2000) 675 (Phil Nicholls)

Nettleton, S. and Gustafsson, U. The Sociology of Health and Illness Reader 295 (Linda McKie)

Pitts, V. In the Flesh: the Cultural Politics of Body Modification 157 (Ruth Holliday)

Prior, L. Using Documents in Social Research 418 (Wendy Gnich)

Riska, E. Masculinity and Men's Health: Coronary Heart Disease in Medical and Public Discourse 547 (Lisa Hanna)

Rollins, J. AIDS and the Sexuality of Law: Ironic Jurisprudence 299 (Angela Marshall)

Saks, M. Orthodox and Alternative Medicine 155 (Christine Barry)

Schaie, K.W., Leventhal, H. and Willis, S.L. (eds) Effective Health Behavior in Older Adults 302 (Gail Wilson)

Somerville, P. and Steele, A. (eds) Race, Housing & Social Exclusion 544 (Anthea Coghlan)

Stafford, P.B. (ed.) Gray Areas: Ethnographic Encounters with Nursing Home Culture 297 (Geraldine Lee-Treweek)

Taylor, R.J., Smith, B.H. and van Teijlingen, E.R. (eds) Health and Illness in the Community 415 (Julie McGarry)

Trevino, A. Javier (ed.) Goffman's Legacy 420 (Susan Gregory)

Weinberg, D.B. Code Green. Money-Driven Hospitals and the Dismantling of Nursing 541 (Marcus Longley)

White, K. An Introduction to the Sociology of Health and Illness 152 (Susan Gregory)

Williams, S.J. Medicine and the Body 549 (Tiago Moreira)

Williams, S.J., Birke, L. and Bendelow, G.A. (eds) Debating Biology: Sociological Reflections on Health, Medicine and Society 680 (Debra Hopkins)

Worth, H. Paris, A. and Allen, A. (eds) The Life of Brian: Masculinities, Sexualities and Health in New Zealand 670 (David Bell)