New Directions in the Sociology of Chronic and Disabling Conditions: Assaults on the Lifeworld

Hardcover | April 14, 2010

EditorG. Scambler, Sasha Scambler

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This book charts the new directions in theory and research in disability studies, giving purpose and shape to the emerging confluence of ideas between traditionally opposed groups.

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This book charts the new directions in theory and research in disability studies, giving purpose and shape to the emerging confluence of ideas between traditionally opposed groups.

GRAHAM SCAMBLER is Professor of Medical Sociology in the UCL Division of Population Health, University College London, UK. His research interests include health-related stigma, health inequalities, sex worker health and critical theory of health. SASHA SCAMBLER lectures on ageing and oral health, chronic illness and disability theory ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:April 14, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230222706

ISBN - 13:9780230222700

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Sociology of Chronic and Disabling Conditions;  G. Scambler & S. Scambler
Studying the Experience of Chronic Illness Through Grounded Theory;  K. Charmaz
Medical Sociology and Disability Theory;  C. Thomas
‘Beyond Models’: Understanding the Complexity of Disabled People’s Lives;  T. Shakespeare & N. Watson
'Where the Biological Predominates’: Habitus, Reflexivity and Capital Accrual within the Field of Batten Disease;  S. Scambler & P. Newton
Discerning Biological, Psychological and Social Mechanisms in the Impact of Epilepsy on the Individual: A Framework and Exploration;  G. Scambler, P. Afentouli & C. Selai
Retheorizing the Clinical Encounter: Normalization Processes and the Corporate Ecologies of Care;  C. May
‘Chronicity’, Proto-Stories and the Doctor-Patient Relationship;  A. Radley
Chronic Illness, Self-Management and the Rhetoric of Empowerment;  M. Bury
Understanding Incapacity;  G. Williams
The Biopolitics of Chronic Illness: Biology, Power and Personhood;  S. Williams