Science & Medicine

Edited by Patrick Brown and Ellie Lee

Volume 9 (2015)

Happiness Research: A Review of Critiques
Ashley Frawley

Neuroscience and Education – an Incompatible Relationship
Alka Sehgal Cuthbert

“[L]abels of Themselves Condition Our Perceptions”: The DSM and the Diagnostic Sign of Schizophrenia
Michael J. Flexer

Volume 8 (2014)

Childbirth Within the Risk Society
Mandie Scamell

Social Disputes over GMOs: An Overview
Renata Motta

Critical Perspectives on Digital Health Technologies
Deborah Lupton

Missing Teeth: Reviewing the Sociology of Oral Health and Healthcare
Jessica A. Kleinberger and Sara M. Strickhouser

Changing Behaviours, Improving Outcomes? Governing Healthy Lifestyles Through Social Marketing
Paul Crawshaw

Intersectional Approaches in Health‐Risk Research: A Critical Review
Katarina Giritli Nygren and Anna Olofsson

Construction, Co‐production, and Beyond. Academic Disputes and Public Concerns in the Recent Debate on Nature and Society

Luigi Pellizzoni

Synesthetizing Sound Studies and the Sociology of Technology
Owen Marshall

Prenatal Screening for Down’s Syndrome: Parent and Healthcare Practitioner Experiences
Gareth M. Thomas

Evidence-Based Medicine or Cookbook Medicine? Addressing Concerns over the Standardization of Care
Loes Knaapen

The Sociology of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Nicola Gale

The ‘First Three Years’ Movement and the Infant Brain: A Review of Critiques
Dr Jan Macvarish, Dr Ellie Lee and Dr Pam Lowe

‘How to’ Use Social Theory Within and Throughout Qualitative Research in Healthcare Contexts
Samantha Meyer and Paul Ward

The “Obesity Epidemic”: Evolving Science, Unchanging Etiology
Andrea E. Bombak

Volume 7 (2013)

Medical Innovations: Their Diffusion, Adoption, and Critical Interrogation (pages 726–737)
Stuart S. Blume

The Changing Value of the Child – A Review of the Literature Regarding Social Perceptions of Sick and Dying Children (pages 738–750)
Rachel Black

Young People’s Use and Perceptions of Emergency Contraceptives in Sub-Saharan Africa: Existing Insights and Knowledge Gaps (pages 751–761)
Rosalijn Both

Informed Consent in the Twenty-First Century: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Future Challenges in Informed Consent and Shared Decision Making (pages 762–774)
Dennis J. Mazur

The Social Aspects of Xenotransplantation (pages 237-254)
Peta S. Cook

The Social Significance of Human Biomonitoring (pages 162-179)
Rachel Washburn

Whither Tobacco Studies? (pages 34-44)
Kirsten Bell

Volume 6 (2012)

Towards a Sociology of Disclosure: The Case of Surgical Performance (pages 908-922)
Jonathan Gabe, Mark Exworthy, Ian Rees Jones and Glenn Smith

Elements of a Sociological Contribution to Happiness Studies (pages 644-656)
David Bartram

Embodied Heterosexual Masculinities, Part 2: Foregrounding Men’s Health and Emotions (Pages 151-165)
Steve Robertson and Lee F. Monaghan

Embodied Heterosexual Masculinities, Part 1: Confluent Intimacies, Emotions and Health (Pages 134-150)
Lee F. Monaghan and Steve Robertson

Connecting People – Renewing Power Relations? A Research Review on the Use of Mobile Phones (pages 1070–1081)
Taina Kinnunen, Tiina Suopajärvi and Johanna Ylipulli

Volume 5 (2011)

Connecting People – Renewing Power Relations? A Research Review on the Use of Mobile Phones (pages 1070–1081)
Taina Kinnunen, Tiina Suopajärvi and Johanna Ylipulli

Breast-Feeding Advocacy, Risk Society and Health Moralism: A Decade’s Scholarship (pages 1058–1069)
Ellie Lee

Youth Identity Formation: Contemporary Identity Work (pages 908–922)
Amy Best

Science and the Mass Media –‘Medialization’ as a New Perspective on an Intricate Relationship (pages 834–845)
Simone Rödder

The Social Construction of Infertility (pages 736–746)
Arthur Greil, Julia McQuillan and Kathleen Slauson-Blevins

When Do People Deploy Genetic Determinism? A Review Pointing to the Need for Multi-factorial Theories of Public Utilization of Scientific Discourses (pages 618–635)
Celeste M. Condit


Teaching and Learning Guide for: A Sociological Alternative to the Psychiatric Conceptualization of Mental Suffering (pages 478–479)
Dena T. Smith

‘Our Diagnoses, Our Selves’: The Rise of the Technoscientific Illness Identity (pages 463–477)
Gayle A. Sulik

A Sociological Alternative to the Psychiatric Conceptualization of Mental Suffering (pages 351–363)
Dena T. Smith

The Sociology of Neuroethics: Expectational Discourses and the Rise of a New Discipline (pages 287–297)
Caragh Brosnan

Volume 4 (2010)

Critical Theory and Medical Care in America: Changing Doctor–Patient Dynamics (pages 1043–1053)
Sophia Lyn Nathenson

Regulating the Medical Profession: From Club Governance to Stakeholder Regulation (pages 1035–1042)
John Martyn Chamberlain

Fat Studies: Mapping the Field (pages 1020–1034)
Charlotte Coope

The Sociologies of Knowledge, Science, and Intellectuals: Distinctive Traditions and Overlapping Perspectives (pages 909–923)
Christine V. Wood

Problems of the Healthy Lifestyle Discourse (pages 800–810)
Peter Korp
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Fertility and Inequality Across Borders: Assisted Reproductive Technology and Globalization (pages 466–475)
Eileen Smith-Cavros
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Institutional Fads and the Medicalization of Drug Addiction (pages 476–494)
Tammy Anderson, Holly Swan and David C. Lane
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Managing Epistemic Risk in Forensic Science: Sociological Aspects and Issues (pages 381–392)
Christopher Lawless
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Volume 3 (2009)

Social Aspects of Genetic Testing Technologies (pages 972–985)
Richard Tutton
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Hygiene and Biosecurity: The Language and Politics of Risk in an Era of Emerging Infectious Diseases (pages 811–823)
Brian Brown, Brigitte Nerlich, Paul Crawford, Nelya Koteyko and Ronald Carter
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The Sociology of Mental Health: A Brief Review of Major Approaches (pages 630–643)
Joanne Warner
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Public and User Participation in Public Service Delivery: Tensions in Policy and Practice (pages 310–326)
Graham P. Martin
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Understanding the Russian Health Crisis: a Sociological Perspective (pages 327–340)
William Cockerham
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Volume 2 (2008)

The Sociology of the Future: Tracing Stories of Technology and Time (pages 1878–1895)
Cynthia Selin
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Civic Epistemologies: Constituting Knowledge and Order in Political Communities (pages 1896–1919)
Clark A. Miller
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The Ethical Dilemma of Ethical Committees (pages 1506–1522)
Stuart Derbyshire
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The Evolution of ‘Public Understanding of Science’: Public Engagement as a Tool of Science Policy in the UK (pages 1252–1265)
Jane Gregory and Simon Jay Lock
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Nanotechnology: Legitimacy, Narrative and Emergent Technologies (pages 1266–1286)
José Julián López
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Localism and the Environment (pages 625–638)
David J. Hess
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The Sociological Significance of Sleep: Progress, Problems and Prospects (pages 639–653)
Simon J. Williams
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Consent and Informed Consent: Their Ongoing Evolutions in Clinical Care and Research on Humans (pages 253–267)
Dennis J. Mazur
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Gender and the ‘New Paradigm’ of Health (pages 268–280)
Sarah E. H. Moore
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The Sociology of Expertise: The Distribution of Social Fluency (pages 281–298)
Robert Evans
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Sociology and the Art of Risk (pages 299–316)
Gabe Mythen
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The Sociology of Death (pages 317–336)
Tony Walter
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Sociological Knowledge and Scientific Knowledge (pages 337–351)
Matthew David
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Volume 1 (2007)

Trust and Health Care (pages 283–308)
Michael Calnan and Rosemary Rowe
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The Social Construction of Fat: Care and Control in the Public Concern for Healthy Behaviour (pages 309–321)
Roel Pieterman
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Structural Influences on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Women’s Health Care (Pages: 682–700)
Cheryl L. Robbins and Irene Padavic
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The Social Construction of Fat: Care and Control in the Public Concern for Healthy Behaviour (pages 309–321)
Roel Pieterman
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