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Tag: Sociology of health
By Robert Dingwall | Published: June 19, 2015
After an unplanned visit to an American dentist, Robert Dingwall reflects on the power and the role of the case study
By Robert Dingwall | Published: April 15, 2014
No one expected Tamiflu to be a wonder drug, but indications are that it's moderately useful in fighting a serious public health threat. But that message was lost last week in an ill-starred rush to beat up on 'wicked' Big Pharma, argues Robert Dingwall.
By jennifervanhook | Published: May 21, 2012
Between the early 1970s and late 2000s, the percentage of obese children in the United States tripled. This trend is often attributed to the types and amounts of foods and drinks available to children, including those offered for sale in schools.
By christopherwildeman | Published: May 16, 2012
In a recent article in the American Sociological Review, sociologists have uncovered a sprawling mental health cost to the massive and rapid increase in incarceration in the United States.