New Directions in the Sociology of Chronic and Disabling Conditions

Assaults on the Lifeworld

  • Graham Scambler
  • Sasha Scambler

About this book


Bringing together disability theorists and medical sociologists for the first time in this cutting-edge collection, contributors examine chronic illness and disability, disability theory, doctor-patient encounters, lifeworld issues and the new genetics.


biology capital grounded theory Habitus health medical sociology sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • Graham Scambler
    • 1
  • Sasha Scambler
    • 2
  1. 1.University College London Medical SchoolUK
  2. 2.Kings College London Dental InstituteUK

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