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VOLUME 1: PATIENTS AND DISEASES Part 1: What is a Disease? What Is Disease? - L. S. King The Study of Disease in Relation to Culture - H. Fabrega, Jr. Ilnness, Therapy and the Modern Urban - T. Parsons and R. Fox The Insanity of Place - E. Goffman Disability as Social Deviance - E. Freidson Illness and Everyday Life - R. Dingwall Part 2: Experiencing Disease History, Culture and Subjective Experience: An exploration of the social bases of drug-induced experiences - H. Becker The Cardiac Patient's Perception of his Heart - B. Cowie Social Movements, the Occupational Arena and Changes in Career Consciousness: The case of women flight attendants - Roberta Lessor Epidemic Psychology - A Model - P.M. Strong The Epidemiology of a Folk Illness: "Susto" - Rubel Part 3: Diagnosing Disease "Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever" - Folk models of infection in an English suburban community, and their relation to medical treatment - C.G. Helman The Diagnosis of Disease Among the Subanun of Mindanao - C. Frake The Hierarchy of Resort in Curative Practices: The Admiralty Islands, Melanesia - Lola Romanucci Schwartz Bishop Berkeley and the Adeno-tonsillectomy Enigma - M. Bloor Typification in the Diagnostic Practices of Rehabilitation Agencies - T. Scheff Orchestrating an Encounter: A note on the talk of mentally handicapped children - J. Brewer, G. McBride and S. Yearley Part 4: Medication and Medicalization The Discovery of Hyperkinesis: Notes on the medicalization of deviant behavior - P. Conrad Media and Medicine The Message of Psychotropic Drug - G.V. Stimson Body Ritual among The Nacirema American - H. Miner Sociological Imperialism and the Profession of Medicine: A critical examination of the thesis of medical imperialism - P.M. Strong Obeying Doctor's Orders: A view from the other side - G.V. Stimson Compliance and the Patient's Perspective: Controlling symptoms in everyday life - L.M. Hunt, B. Jordan, S. Irwin and C.H. Browner VOLUME 2: HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND THEIR WORK Part 1: Professions Professions - E.C. Hughes Part 2: Professional/Patient Interaction Physician and Patient as a Social System New England - L.J. Henderson Behavior in Private Places: Sustaining definitions of reality in gynecological examinations - J.P. Emerson Going Private: Ceremonial Forms in a Private Oncology Clinic - D. Silverman Pain Talk: The Expression of Suffering in the Medical Consultation - C.C. Heath Online Commentary in Acute Medical Visits: A method of shaping patient expectations - J. Heritage and T. Stivers Bad News in Oncology: How physician and patient talk about death and dying without using those words - K. Lutfey and D. Maynard Part 3: Professional Socialization Initiation Into a Women's Profession: Identity Problems in the status transition of coed to student nurse - F. Davis and V. L. Olesen The faces of Florence Nightingale: Functions of the heroine legend in an occupational sub-culture - E.W. Whittaker and V.L. Olesen Uncertainty in Medical Prognosis: Clinical and functional - F. Davis Medical Mystique - P.A. Atkinson, M.E. Reid and P.F. Sheldrake Uncertainty and Control in Professional - D. Light Cadaver Stories and the Emotional Socialization of Medical Students - F.W. Hafferty Roundsmanship - Inherent Control on a Medical Teaching Ward - Arluke Part 4: Mistakes at Work Mistakes at work Canadian - E.C. Hughes Phychiatry and Suicide: The management of a mistake - D. Light Standardization in Action: Achieving local universality through medical protocols - S. Timmermans and M. Berg Ritual and Magic in Control of Contagion - J.A. Roth Part 5: The Craft of Surgery The Tacit Order of Teamwork: Collaboration and embodied conduct in anaesthesia - J. Hindmarsh and A. Pilnick On Control, Certitude, and the Paranoia of Surgeons - J. Cassell The Woman in the Surgeon's Body: Understanding difference - J. Cassell At the Cutting Edge? Modernization and nostalgia in a hospital operating theatre department - R. McDonald. J.Waring and S. Harrison Part 6: Primary and Community Care Processes of Control in a Company of Equals - E. Freidson and B. Rhea The Social Organization of Physician-Managers in a Changing HMO - T.J. Hoff Role Strains of a Health Care Team in a Poverty Community - H.D. Banta and R C. Fox Accomplishing Team: Teamwork and categorisation in two community mental health teams - L. Griffiths VOLUME 3: HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS Part 1: Hospitals in Healthcare The Role of the Hospital - Waddington The Hospital and its Negotiated Order - L. Strauss, L. Schatzman, R. Bucher, D. Ehrlich, and M. Sabshin Decline of the Hospital: Reconstructing institutional dangers - D. Armstrong Part 2: Producing and Managing Information Some Notes on Record Taking and Making in an Antenatal Clinic - S. Macintyre Making Sense of Mortality - L. Prior Paper and People: The work of the casualty reception clerk - D. Hughes Women's Voice: The case of nursing information systems - I. Wagner Accumulating and Coordinating: Occasions for information technologies - M. Berg Managing Understandings: Politics, symbolism, niche marketing and the quest for legitimacy in IT implementation - A.D. Brown Part 3: Authority and Deference Authority and Decision-Making in a Hospital: A comparative analysis - R.L. Coser Sources of Power of Lower Participants in Complex Organizations - David Mechanic Influence and Authority Among Physicians in an Outpatient-Clinic - M.E.W. Goss Professionals in Organisations - Some Preliminary Observations on Hospital Consultants - C. Davies Managing Doctors and Saving a Hospital: Irony, rhetoric and actor networks - M. Dent The Contestation of Archetypes: Negotiating scripts in a UK hospital trust board - F. Mueller, C. Harvey and C. Howorth Physicians on the Drug Industry Side of the Prescription Blank: Their dual commitment to medical science and business - R.C. Fox Management of Radiation Hazards in Hospitals: Plural rationalities in a single institution - S. Rayner Prognostic Conflict in Life-and-Death Decisions: The organization as an ecology of knowledge - R.R. Anspach AIDS and Its Impact on Medical Work: The culture and politics of the shop floor - C.L. Bosk and J. E. Frader VOLUME 4: PATIENT EXPERIENCES Part 1: Ward Life A Case-Study in the Functioning of Social Systems as a Defence against Anxiety: A report on a study of the nursing service of a general hospital - E.P. Menzies Narrating Nursing Jurisdiction: "Atrocity Stories" and "Boundary-Work" - D. Allen Space and Place in the Construction and Performance of Gendered Nursing Identities - S. Halford and P. Leonard Temporal Reference Frameworks and Nurses' Work Organization - S. Waterworth Old Folks and Dirty Work: The social conditions for patient abuse in a nursing home - C.I. Stannard "Pain Talk" in Hospice and Palliative Care Team Meetings: An ethnography - Arber Some Social Functions of Laughter - A Study of Humor in a Hospital Setting - R.L. Coser Meanings of Immediate: The practical use of the Patient's Charter in the accident and emergency department - L.C. Sbaih Social Death as Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: David Sudnow's passing on revisited - S. Timmermans The Work of Hospitalized Patients - L. Strauss, S. Fagerhaugh, B. Suczek and C. L. Wiener The Health Service Consumer - A Sociological Misconception - M. Stacey Part 2: Being a Patient Series of Suffering: Subjective tales and research narratives - K. Charmaz Narrative Turn or Blind Alley? - P. Atkinson Orientals Are Stoic New Yorker - Tao-Kim-Hai and M. Andre Parenthood and Patienthood: A dialectical autobiography - N. Hart Four Days in a Strange Place... - "Locus Congressi" Suffering and the Social Construction of Illness: The delegitimation of illness experience in chronic fatigue syndrome - N.C. Ware The Construction of Lay Expertise: Aids activism and the forging of credibility - S. Epstein Images of Parenthood in the United Kingdom and Japan - R. Dingwall, H. Tanaka and S. Minamikata Photo Images: Jo Spence's narratives of living with illness - S. Bell Further Than the Eye Can See? Photo elicitation and research with men - J.L. Oliffe and J.L. Bottorff Managing an Uncertain Illness Trajectory in Old Age: Patients' and physicians' views of stroke - G. Becker and S. Kaufmann Temporal Aspects of Dying as a Non-Scheduled Status Passage - B. Laser and A.L.Strauss

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I work as a freelance sociologist through my company, Dingwall Enterprises, providing consultancy, research and writing. I have a part-time position at Nottingham Trent University and continuing consultancy relationships with the RCUK Horizon Digital Economy Hub and the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH). I am currently working on public engagement issues in bioenergy for BBSRC and in transport and climate change on an EPSRC project, and editing Symbolic Interaction for the SSSI. This now has a website with the new publishers, Wiley-Blackwell: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%291533-8665

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