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The series publishes original research on the complex role of health and health care in modern societies. Volumes in the series will range over topics including the sociology of medical knowledge, health professions, hospitals, primary care, bio-medical science and medical technologies. The series welcomes critical interdisciplinary studies of health and illness from both social science and humanities perspectives.


Editorial Board

John Coveney – Flinders University, Australia

Paul HiggsUniversity College London, UK

Liz NewnhamUniversity of South Australia, Australia

Rebecca OlsonUniversity of Queensland, Australia

Sarah Van de Velde – University of Antwerp, Belgium



We welcome submissions of proposals for challenging and original works from emerging and established scholars that meet the criteria of our series. We make prompt editorial decisions. Our titles are published in print and e-book editions and are subject to peer review by recognized authorities in the field. Should you wish to send in a proposal for a new series or one of the following types of works -- Monographs (mid-length and full-length), Edited Collections, Handbooks, Reference, Upper-Level Textbooks, Academic Non-Fiction -- please contact us at: proposal@anthempress.com

  1. Socialising the Biomedical Turn in HIV Prevention
    Susan Kippax and Niamh Stephenson

    This book addresses the major challenge for HIV prevention: that is, to reach beyond the limitations of biomedical approaches to disease and to design prevention strategies informed by and connected with the social realities of people’s lives.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783085040