Author
Anne-Marie Barry and Chris Yuill

Pub Date: Dec 2011
Pages: 376pp

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Anne-Marie Barry and Chris Yuill

Weblinks

These websites will help you explore the issues you have learned about in each chapter of the book further.

 

General Useful Sites

British Sociological Association
http://www.britsoc.co.uk/

British Sociological Association - Medical Sociology Group
http://www.britsoc.co.uk/medical/

Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness
http://www.shifoundation.org.uk/

Health: journal
http://hea.sagepub.com/

Health Variations Programme
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/apsocsci/hvp/research.htm

Medical Sociology Online
http://www.medicalsociologyonline.org/

Office for National Statistics
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/

Sociosite
http://www.sociosite.net/index.php

 

Chapter One
The British Sociological Association - What is Sociology?
http://www.britsoc.co.uk/WhatIsSociology/

Chapter Two
Office for national Statistics - Focus on health
http://www.instituteofhealthequity.org/

Chapter Three
Commentary on Foucault
http://foucault.info/documents/foucault.eyeOfPower.en.html

Chapter Four
Panorama on organ retention
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/panorama/archive/648151.stm

Chapter Five
The British Sociological Assocaiation - Equality and Ethics
http://www.britsoc.co.uk/equality/

Chapter Six
Scottish Poverty Information Unit (SPIU)
http://www.povertyinformation.org/

Office for National Statistics - Focus on Social Inequalities
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/focuson/socialinequalities/

Whitehall II study
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/silva/whitehallII/pdf/Whitehallbooklet_1_.pdf

Health Variations Programme
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/apsocsci/hvp/research.htm

Inequalities Are Unhealthy by Vicente Navarro
http://www.monthlyreview.org/0604navarro.htm

Chapter Seven
BBC online Race UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/uk/2002/race/

Office for National Statistics - Focus on Ethnicity & Identity
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/focuson/ethnicity/

Health Variations - Ethnic Inequalities
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/apsocsci/hvp/researchareas/ethnic%20inequalities.htm

Chapter Eight
Office for National Statistics - Focus on Gender
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/focuson/gender/

Health Variations Programme
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/apsocsci/hvp/research.htm

Chapter Nine
MIND
http://www.mind.org.uk/

See Me
http://www.seemescotland.org.uk/

Chapter Ten
The Terence Higgins Trust
http://www.tht.org.uk/

Stonewall
http://www.stonewall.org.uk/

Chapter Eleven
Inclusion Week
http://inclusion.uwe.ac.uk/inclusionweek/articles/socmod.htm

Directgov - disabled people
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/DisabledPeople/index.htm

Chapter Twelve
Age Concern
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/

Office for National Statistics - Focus on Older People
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/focuson/olderpeople/

Chapter Thirteen
Putnam and social capital
http://www.infed.org/thinkers/putnam.htm

Chapter Fourteen
BBC news article
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6748309.stm

Community Care
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Home/Default.aspx

The Scottish Government - Health and Community Care
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health

Chapter Fifteen
The Kirkwall ba’ game
http://www.orkneyjar.com/tradition/bagame/

The British Library Sport and Society collection
http://www.bl.uk/sportandsociety/exploresocsci/sportsoc/sociology/sociology.html

Chapter Sixteen
The Wellcome Library
http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/

Online exhibition of medieval medical texts
http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/ttp.html

History of the NHS in England
http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/nhshistory/Pages/NHShistory1948.aspx

The four humours discussed on In our Time

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b008h5dz

Chapter Seventeen
Death discussed on In our Time
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00546ry

WHO mortality site
http://www.who.int/topics/mortality/en/

Centre for Death and Society

http://www.bath.ac.uk/cdas/research/index.html