The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects. / Williams, S.; Gabe, Jonathan; Davis, P. .

In: Sociology of Health and Illness , Vol. 30, No. 6, 2008, p. 813-824.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Published

Standard

The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects. / Williams, S.; Gabe, Jonathan; Davis, P. .

In: Sociology of Health and Illness , Vol. 30, No. 6, 2008, p. 813-824.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Harvard

Williams, S, Gabe, J & Davis, P 2008, 'The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects', Sociology of Health and Illness , vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 813-824. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01123.x

APA

Williams, S., Gabe, J., & Davis, P. (2008). The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects. Sociology of Health and Illness , 30(6), 813-824. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01123.x

Vancouver

Williams S, Gabe J, Davis P. The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects. Sociology of Health and Illness . 2008;30(6):813-824. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01123.x

Author

Williams, S. ; Gabe, Jonathan ; Davis, P. . / The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects. In: Sociology of Health and Illness . 2008 ; Vol. 30, No. 6. pp. 813-824.

BibTeX

@article{9dfccb4d6a8f47148136ea43c2d10cda,
title = "The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects",
abstract = "This paper takes a critical look at progress and prospects regarding the sociology of pharmaceuticals over the years. Key themes examined include: (i) medicalisation and pharmaceuticalisation; (ii) regulation; (iii) consumption and consumerism; (iv) expectations and innovation. Papers in the monograph are also introduced and discussed in relation to these themes. The paper concludes with some further comments and reflections on progress and prospects in this field, emphasising the continuing importance of sociological engagement with these personal and political issues in the 21st century.",
keywords = "pharmaceuticals; medicalisation; pharmaceuticalisation; regulation; consumption; consumerism; expectations; innovation",
author = "S. Williams and Jonathan Gabe and P. Davis",
year = "2008",
doi = "10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01123.x",
language = "English",
volume = "30",
pages = "813--824",
journal = "Sociology of Health and Illness ",
issn = "0141-9889",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell",
number = "6",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - The sociology of pharmaceuticals: progress and prospects

AU - Williams, S.

AU - Gabe, Jonathan

AU - Davis, P.

PY - 2008

Y1 - 2008

N2 - This paper takes a critical look at progress and prospects regarding the sociology of pharmaceuticals over the years. Key themes examined include: (i) medicalisation and pharmaceuticalisation; (ii) regulation; (iii) consumption and consumerism; (iv) expectations and innovation. Papers in the monograph are also introduced and discussed in relation to these themes. The paper concludes with some further comments and reflections on progress and prospects in this field, emphasising the continuing importance of sociological engagement with these personal and political issues in the 21st century.

AB - This paper takes a critical look at progress and prospects regarding the sociology of pharmaceuticals over the years. Key themes examined include: (i) medicalisation and pharmaceuticalisation; (ii) regulation; (iii) consumption and consumerism; (iv) expectations and innovation. Papers in the monograph are also introduced and discussed in relation to these themes. The paper concludes with some further comments and reflections on progress and prospects in this field, emphasising the continuing importance of sociological engagement with these personal and political issues in the 21st century.

KW - pharmaceuticals; medicalisation; pharmaceuticalisation; regulation; consumption; consumerism; expectations; innovation

U2 - 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01123.x

DO - 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01123.x

M3 - Article

VL - 30

SP - 813

EP - 824

JO - Sociology of Health and Illness

JF - Sociology of Health and Illness

SN - 0141-9889

IS - 6

ER -