Mapping the field of medical sociology: a comparative analysis of journals.

  title={Mapping the field of medical sociology: a comparative analysis of journals.},
  author={Clive Seale},
  journal={Sociology of health & illness},
  volume={30 5},
A comparative keyword analysis of the content of nine leading journals is used to suggest potential new directions for medical sociology. The major British and American journals in sociology and medical sociology tend to publish authors based in their own countries, contrasting with the internationalism of other social science disciplines relevant to health, although Sociology of Health and Illness is an exception to this. Medical sociology journals on both sides of the Atlantic focus on… CONTINUE READING
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