Category Archives: health

New Article: “The Everyday Drama of Coproduction in Community Mental Health Services” by Sine Kirkegaard #sssi #sociology #healthservices #welfareby

Current welfare policy encourages “coproduction” between citizens and welfare workers so that “lay expertise” effectively becomes part of the provision of services. Drawing on fieldwork from Danish mental health services, this article analyzes how expertise and authority are organized and … Continue reading

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New Article: “Driving to Work: The Front Seat Work of Paramedics to and from the Scene” by M. K. Corman #sssi #sociology

We have just published Michael K. Corman’s article “Driving to Work: The Front Seat Work of Paramedics to and from the Scene” on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking the image below. … Continue reading

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New article on Early View: ‘The Importance of ’empty gestures’ in Recovery’ #sssi #sociology

A new article has been published on Early View of Symbolic Interaction. In her paper “The Importance of ’empty gestures’ in Recover: Being Human Together” Astrid Skatvedt investigates the social processes through which ‘everydayness’ is accomplished in healthcare. Members of … Continue reading

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On Early View Russell Kelly’s Review of “Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda Edited” by Robert Dingwall, Lily M. Hoffman, and Karen Staniland #sssi

Just out on Early View is Russell Kelly’s review of two books, “Qualitative Health Research: Creating a New Discipline” by Janice M. Morse and “Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda” edited by Robert Dingwall, Lily M. Hoffman, and Karen Staniland. Kelly’s review of Morse’s … Continue reading

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