Sociology of Health & Illness

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Edited By: Gareth Williams and Ian Rees Jones (Joint Editor-in-Chief), Davina Allen, Eva Elliott, David Hughes, and Joanna Latimer

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 8/39 (Social Sciences Biomedical); 17/142 (Sociology)

Online ISSN: 1467-9566

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The Editorial team invites you to read the selection of Virtual Issues that are available online, with topics ranging from Death, Dying and Bereavement to Care Standards, Regulations and Accountability. Find the full selection on the Virtual Issues page here.

Mildred Baxter New Writer's Prize 2016
The Editorial Board would like to offer their congratulations to Agnete Meldgard Hansen (Roskilde University, Denmark) whose article "Rehabilitative bodywork: cleaning up the dirty work of homecare" has won the 2016 New Writer's prize. The article can be read for free here. For more information on the prize, and the commended articles please visit the News page here.

Call for Monographs
Proposals are invited for the twenty-fifth volume in the monograph series. More information can be viewed here.

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    Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.12529

  2. Constructing and enacting kinship in sister-to-sister egg donation families: a multi-family member interview study

    Hanna Van Parys, Veerle Provoost, Kristin Zeiler, Petra De Sutter, Guido Pennings and Ann Buysse

    Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.12533

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    Papreen Nahar, Nanda Kishore Kannuri, Sitamma Mikkilineni, G.V.S. Murthy and Peter Phillimore

    Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.12521