Sociology of Health & Illness
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Edited By: Gareth Williams (Managing Editor), Davina Allen, Eva Elliott, David Hughes, Joanna Latimer and Ian Rees Jones
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The following video abstract corresponds with the article How do values shape technology design? An exploration of what makes the pursuit of health and wealth legitimate in academic spin-offs by Pascale Lehoux, Geneviève Daudelin, Myriam Hivon, Fiona Alice Miller andJean-Louis Denis.
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1. Understanding the inequality: Street protests and health care reform
2. What can sociologists do?
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Listen to Alexandra Hillman on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed talking about her article on ‘Why must I wait?’ The performance of legitimacy in a hospital emergency department.
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Sociology of Health and Illness Monograph series
The Sociology of Health and Illness Monograph series provides a sociological perspective on the theory of medical knowledge, the practice of medical work, and the experience of receiving or giving medical and health care. Published annually, they aim to identify and contribute to new areas of debate and research in the discipline and each book is devoted to an important topic of current interest. Read more...
Review Articles provide a state-of-the-art overview of the literature and valuable summaries of key areas of work for both teaching and research purposes.
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Considering a complemental model of health and fitness
Ross D. Neville
The intersection of life expectancy and gender in a transitional state: the case of Russia
William C. Cockerham
The impact of management on medical professionalism: a review
Dino Numerato, Domenico Salvatore & Giovanni Fattore