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Sociologies of Disability and Illness


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Introduction: Disciplinary Divides and Definitions.- Theories and Traditions in Medical Sociology.- Theories and Traditions in Disability Studies.- Care and Dependency: a disciplinary clash.- The body: lost and found.- Experiencing Disability and Chronic Illness.- Towards a Sociology of Disability?.

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Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize.

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CAROL THOMAS is Reader in Sociology at the Institute for Social Research, Lancaster University, UK. She is known for her publications in disability studies and medical sociology. She is the author of Female Forms: Experiencing and Understanding Disability (1999).


Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize.

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