Medical sociology

    Introduction to Biosocial Medicine

    By Donald A. Barr

    Paperback £29.26

    Addressing the enormous potential of interventions from medical and public health professionals to alter these patterns of human behavior over time, Introduction to Biosocial Medicine brings necessary depth and perspective to medical training and education.

    Uncertain Futures

    By Ignasi Clemente

    Hardback £74.91

    This book examines children and young people s attempts to participate in conversations about their own treatment throughout uncertain cancer trajectories, including the events leading up to diagnosis, treatment, remission, relapse, and cure or death.

    Gender Circuits

    By Eve Shapiro

    Paperback Save £1.46 = £24.53

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies, and embodied identities, this book explores whether and how new technologies...

    Health Humanities

    By Paul Crawford

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.45

    This is the first manifesto for Health Humanities worldwide. It sets out the context for this emergent and innovative field which extends beyond Medical Humanities to advance the inclusion and impact of the arts and humanities in healthcare, health and well-being.

    Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine: Historical and Social Science Perspectives

    Hardback £83.12

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet and failings in service provision, past complaining...

    Global Health Watch 4: An Alternative World Health Report

    By Global Health Watch

    Paperback Save £1.59 = £25.40

    A collection of independent sources of data on global health offering unique and essential information for anyone working in the field.

    Introduction to Sociology for Health Carers

    By Mark Walsh

    Paperback Save £0.04 = £24.95

    Focuses on how human lives are socially structured and organised, and on the ways in which everyday experiences are made meaningful - a crucial underpinning of health and social care theory and practice.

    Global Health Inequities: A Sociological Perspective

    By Fernando De Maio

    Hardback Save £4.04 = £60.96

    Fernando De Maio identifies the need for sociological analysis in global health, drawing together research from public health, sociology, anthropology and related fields, in order to expand the scope of the medical gaze towards a more holistic and structural perspective of health inequity.

    Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies

    Paperback £45.75

    The 'Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies' offers a remarkably clear overview of the analysis of identity in the social sciences, and in so doing seeks to develop a new agenda for identity studies in the 21st-century.

    Innovation and Biomedicine: Ethics, Evidence and Expectation in HIV

    By Mike Michael

    Hardback Save £3.34 = £54.66

    With its focus on the offshore randomized control trials of a Pre-Exposure Prophylactic pill PrEP for preventing HIV infection, the volume develops a sustained analysis of the complex, virtual and topological dimensions of the expectations, ethics and evidence that surround the innovation of PrEP.

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7