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Module Reading List

Sociology of Health and Illness, 2017/18
Mary Madden
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Morrall P 2009 Sociology and health: an introduction 2nd edition Routledge

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Annandale E, Elston M & Prior L (Eds) 2004 Medical work, medical knowledge and health care Blackwell

Arber S, K Fenn & R Meadows 2014 Subjective financial well-being, income and health inequalities in mid and later life in Britain Social science & medicine. 100, pp. 12-20.

Annandale E 2009 Women's health and social change Routledge

Bartley M 2004 Health inequality : an introduction to theories, concepts, and methods Polity

Bradby H 2012 Surface Tensions: Surgery, Bodily Boundaries, and the Social Self ; Humanity 2.0: What it Means to be Human Past, Present and Future Sociology of health and illness.  34 , (6), (pp 959–961) .

Cockerham W 2007 Medical Sociology Pearson Prentice Hall.

Cockerham W 2010 (Ed) The new Blackwell companion to medical sociology Blackwell.

Conrad P 2007 The medicalization of society : on the transformation of human conditions into treatable disorders John Hopkins University Press.

Creighton G et al 2013 After the death of a friend: Young Men's grief and masculine identities Social science & medicine. 84, pp. 36-43.

Earle S & G Letherby 2008 (Eds) The sociology of healthcare : a reader for health professionals Palgrave Macmillan.

Freidson E 1970 Profession of Medicine Dodds, Mead & co.

Gabe M, Bury M & Elston M (Eds) 2004 Key concepts in medical sociology Routledge.

Gabe J & Calnan M 2009 (Eds) The new sociology of the health service Routledge.

Helmann C (Ed) 2007 Culture, health and illness 5th edition Hodder Arnold.

Hill T & D Needham 2013 Rethinking gender and mental health: A critical analysis of three propositions  Social science & medicine. 92 , pp. 82-91 .

Illich I 1977 Limits to medicine Penguin.

Kelleher D, Gabe J & Williams J 2006 Challenging medicine 2nd Edition Routledge.

Lupton D 2006 Medicine as culture 2nd Edition Sage.

Nettleton S 2006 Sociology of health and illness 2nd edition Polity

Nettleton S & Gustafsson U (Eds) 2002 The sociology of health and illness reader

Patrick D & Scambler G (Eds) 2008 Sociology as applied to medicine 6th edition

Payne S 2006 The health of men and women Polity

Poteat T et al 2013 Managing uncertainty: A grounded theory of stigma in transgender health care encounters Social science & medicine. 84, pp. 22-9.

Salter B 2005 The new politics of medicine Blackwell.

Sheaff M 2005 Sociology and health care : an introduction for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals Open University press

Smith R 2006 The trouble with medical journals Royal society of medicine press.

Taylor S & Field D (Eds) 2007 Sociology of health and health care 4th edition Blackwell.

Torres J 2014 Medicalizing to demedicalize: Lactation consultants and the (de)medicalization of breastfeeding Social science & medicine. 100, pp. 159-166.

Weitz R 2010 The sociology of health, illness, and health care : a critical approach 5th Edition Wadsworth.

White K 2009 An introduction to the Sociology of health and illness 2nd edition Sage. 

This list was last updated on 04/07/2014