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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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 11/36 (Social Sciences Biomedical); 20/139 (Sociology)

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Call for Abstracts - 22nd Monograph: The Sociology of Healthcare Safety and Quality

Call for Proposals - 23rd Monograph in the 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...

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