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Sociology of Health Professions

Series Editors: Mike Saks, University of Suffolk, UK and Mike Dent, Staffordshire University, UK 

This series centres on the production of high quality, original work in the sociology of health professions with an innovative focus on the likely future direction of such professions.

Books in the series cover a wide range of associated health professional areas, and encompass interrelated health fields such as social care, as well as medicine, nursing and the allied health professions.

The aims of the series are:

  • inform and stimulate debate about issues in the sociology of health professions
  • influence policy development and practice in the fields concerned
  • make a significant contribution to academic thinking in the sociology of health
  • produce original national/international work of recognised high quality


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Call for proposals

Series editors Mike Saks and Mike Dent are inviting proposals for books drawing on international academic perspectives on health professions with a view towards influencing future social change. We are keen to receive submissions on areas such as comparative health organisation, complementary and alternative medicine, health care governance, health leadership and management, and users in health care.

If you are interested in discussing an idea or submitting a proposal, please contact Mike Saks, m.saks@uos.ac.uk or Mike Dent, mike.dent@staffs.ac.uk.

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