Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming Public Health - Medical Sociology Books

You are currently browsing 1–4 of 4 forthcoming new books in the subject of Public Health - Medical Sociology — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

For books that are already published; please browse available books.

Forthcoming Books

  • Page:
  • 1
  1. Reimagining (Bio)Medicalization, Pharmaceuticals and Genetics

    Old Critiques and New Engagements

    Edited by Susan E. Bell, Anne E. Figert

    In recent years medicalization, or to put it simply: the process of making something medical, has gained considerable ground and a position in everyday discourse. In this multidisciplinary collection of original essays, the authors expertly consider how issues around medicalization have developed,...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    The last twenty years have seen a growth in multi-disciplinary work in the area of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of specialist concerns has been steadily mainstreamed. Alongside this, a broader interest has developed in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ factors relating to sexuality...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Globalization, Environmental Health and Social Justice

    By R. Scott Frey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Countries in the West regularly export their environmental harms – dumping heavy metals and greenhouse gases, for instance – to countries with (often fast) developing economies. These practices may seem beneficial to both the core and the periphery, providing jobs and investment in the latter,...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  • Page:
  • 1