Call for Papers: New Sociological Perspectives on Health and Illness

Professor Michael Calnan (GSEJ) along with William Cockerham (University of Birmingham Alabama, USA) and Miwako Hosoda (Seisa University, Japan), is organising a Routledge Open Research Collection focused on New Sociological Perspectives on Health and Illness.

This Collection expects to receive submissions focusing on, but not limited to, the following topics:

·       Sociological analysis of pandemics

·       Impacts of socio-economic position and race/ethnicity on health outcomes

·       Digitalization in health care

·       Bio-social models of health and disease

·       Medicalization and pharmaceuticalization

·       Migrant health

·       Social experience of health and aging

·       Patient experience of illness

More information can be found at the publisher’s website:

Submission deadline: 21 September 2023

Any questions about this Collection? Please get in touch directly with Olivia Seifert (