Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize

The judging panel of this year’s Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize have released their shortlist. They have announced that - of 17 nominated books - the short list consists of:

  • Abadie, Roberto - The Professional Guinea Pig: Big Pharma and the Risky World of Human Subjects – (Duke University Press 2010). Nominated by Rebecca Tiger, Middlebury College, VT.
  • Teman, Elly - Birthing a Mother: The Surrogate Body and the Pregnant Self – (University of California Press 2010). Nominated by Susan Markens, Lehman College, NY.
  • Washer, Peter - Emerging Infectious Diseases and Society – (Palgrave Macmillan 2010) Nominated by Dr Helene Joffe, University College London
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