1300 36 33 32

Drawing on the latest international sociological research, this monograph takes a critical look at contemporary developments, discourses, and debate on pharmaceuticals and society. Key issues covered include pharmaceuticals and medicalization and the science and politics of drug development, testing, and regulation Investigates the constructions of pharmaceuticals in professional and popular culture and the meaning and use of medications in everyday life Investigates pharmaceuticals, consumerism, and citizenship and the impact of innovation and expectations regarding pharmaceutical futures Written in a lively, accessible style, with many engaging and important insights from key international figures in the field

Buy Pharmaceuticals and Society book by Simon J. Williams from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781405190848
ISBN-10: 1405190841
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 157mm x 13mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Pharmaceuticals and Society book by Simon J. Williams and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Simon J. Williams

Simon J. Williams teaches the Sociology of Health and Illness with particular reference to the body, health and social research methods at Warwick University. Jonathan Gabe is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Health and Social Care at Royal Holloway, University of London. Peter Davis is Professor, Sociology of Health and Well-Being, at the University of Auckland.

Books By Author Simon J. Williams

Politics of Sleep by Simon J. Williams

The Politics of Sleep

Hardback, March 2011
Sleep and Society by Simon J. Williams

Sleep and Society

Paperback, June 2005
Health, Medicine and Society by Simon J. Williams

Health, Medicine and Society

Hardback, February 2000
Lived Body by Simon J. Williams

The Lived Body

Paperback, October 1998