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.
The 2012 prize was awarded at the BSA Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference, held at University of Leicester, 5-7 September 2012.
Nominations are now CLOSED.
- 2011 Winner: The Professional Guinea Pig: Big Pharma and the Risky World of Human Subjects Roberto Abadie (Duke University Press, 2010).
- 2010 Winner: HIV Interventions: Biomedicine and the Traffic Between Information and Flesh. Dr Marsha Rosengarten. (University of Washington Press, 2009).
- 2009 Winner: Uncertainty in Medical Innovation - Experienced Pioneers in Neonatal CareJessica Mesman. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
- 2008 Winner: HIV in South Africa. Corinne Squire. (Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2007).
- 2007 Winner: Postmorten. How Medical Examiners Explain Suspicious Deaths Stefan Timmermans (The University of Chicago Press, 2006).
- 2006 Winner: Suffering: A Sociological Introduction Iain Wilkinson. (Policy, 2005).
- 2005 Winner: The Politics of Personalised Medicine: Pharmacogenetics in the Clinic. Adam Hedgecoe. (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
- 2004 Winner: The Body Multiple: Ontology in Medical PracticeAnnemarie Mol. (Duke University Press, Durham NC and London).
- 2003 Winner: Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago Eric Klinenberg. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002).
- 2002 Winner: Twice Dead. Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death Margaret Lock. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002).
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