Pharmaceuticals and society: power, promises and prospects

Gabe, Jonathan, Williams, Simon, Martin, Paul and Coveney, Catherine (2015) Pharmaceuticals and society: power, promises and prospects. Social Science & Medicine, 131. pp. 193-198. ISSN 0277-9536

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Abstract

This special issue stems from a symposium organised by the authors at the University of Warwick, UK, in December 2011. The event brought together a range of researchers in medical sociology, Science and Technology Studies (STS) and cognate fields in order to take stock and critically examine, from a variety of different perspectives, the role of pharmaceuticals in society. More specifically, the aim was to consider the empirical and theoretical questions arising from recent trends in the development, regulation, marketing and use of pharmaceutical products.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Anthropology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Depositing User: Jayne Paulin
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2015 13:05
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 13:05
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/56155
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