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  1. International History and International Relations

    By Andrew J. Williams, Amelia Hadfield, J. Simon Rofe

    This innovative new textbook seeks to provide undergraduate students of international relations with valuable and relevant historical context, bridging the gap and offering a genuinely interdisciplinary approach. Each chapter integrates both historical analysis and literature and applies this to an...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sleep and Society

    Sociological Ventures into the Un(known)

    By Simon J. Williams

    Exploring the sociological aspects of sleep and their links to current health debates, this unique text discusses why sleep has been so neglected in sociological literature and examines significant modern issues such as: the 24-hour society sleep and work homelessness dream analysis the...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Health, Medicine and Society

    Key Theories, Future Agendas

    Edited by Michael Calnan, Jonathan Gabe, Simon J. Williams

    Taking as its point of departure recent developments in health and social theory Health, Medicine and Society brings together a range of eminent, international scholars to reflect upon key issues at the turn of the century. Contributors draw upon a range of contemporary theories, both modernist and...

    Published February 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Lived Body

    Sociological Themes, Embodied Issues

    By Gillian A. Bendelow, Simon J. Williams

    The Lived Body takes a fresh look at the notion of human embodiment and provides an ideal textbook for undergraduates on the growing number of courses on the sociology of the body.The authors propose a new approach - an 'Embodied Sociology' - one which makes embodiment central rather than...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Emotions in Social Life

    Critical Themes and Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Gillian Bendelow, Simon J Williams

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 5th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Modern Medicine

    Lay Perspectives And Experiences

    Edited by Simon J. Williams University of Warwick; Michael Calnan University of Kent.

    Do lay people view modern medicine as a fountain of hope or a font of despair? What are their experiences of modern medical care and technology, and how do their views and experiences differ across different social groups? Combining theoretical insights with a range of qualitative and ethnographic...

    Published February 27th 1996 by Routledge

  7. Chronic Respiratory Illness

    By Simon J. Williams

    Chronic obstructive airways disease (COAD: bronchitis, emphysema and chronic asthma) is a major medical, psychological, social and economic problem. Breathlessness is one of the most distressing and disabling symptoms of COAD, and it has long been apparent that the condition results in impaired...

    Published June 16th 1993 by Routledge

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