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Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize

The Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) Book Prize of £1,000 is awarded annually each September to the author(s) or editor(s) of the book making the most significant contribution to medical sociology/sociology of health and illness and having been published over the three years preceding 1st January of the year in which the award is made.

2016 Shortlist

The shortlisted nominees for this year are:

  • Gender, Class and Food, families, bodies and health - Julie M Parsons
  • All in Your Head: Making Sense of Paediatric Pain - Mara Buchbinder
  • addicted.pregnant.poor - Kelly Ray Knight
  • Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work: Autimmunity and the Contemporary disease experience - Dr Liz Price & Professor Liz Walker

The FSHI Book Prize winner will be announced at thBSA Medical Sociology Annual Conference.

2015 Winner


We are delighted to announce that Liberty Walther Barnes won the FSHI Book Prize 2015 for Conceiving Masculinity: Male Infertility, Medicine and Identity (Temple University Press, 2014), nominated by Maria Lohan. Congratulations!


Previous Winners 

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