Health Studies

Critical Studies in Health and Society Series

  1. Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology

    Edited by Graham Scambler

    Series: Critical Studies in Health and Society

    Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology explores the work of key social theorists and the application of their ideas to issues around health and illness. Encouraging students and researchers to use mainstream sociological thought to inform and deepen their knowledge and understanding of the...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Globalisation, Markets and Healthcare Policy

    Redrawing the Patient as Consumer

    By Jonathan Tritter, Meri Koivusalo, Eeva Ollila, Paul Dorfman

    Series: Critical Studies in Health and Society

    Although the last two decades have seen the healthcare systems of most developed countries face pressure for major reform, the impact of this reform on the relationship between empowerment, consumerism and citizen’s rights has received limited research attention. Globalisation, Markets and...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge