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: 2013: 8/37 (Social Sciences Biomedical); 10/138 (Sociology)
Online ISSN: 1467-9566
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Mildred Blaxter New Writer's Prize
The Editorial Board would like to offer their congratulations to Eleanor Johnson (University of Cardiff), who is the winner of the 2014 New Writer's Prize.
The winning article 'The business of care: the moral labour of care workers' will be published in the forthcoming January issue, 2015.
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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...
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