Sally Brown is a Research Fellow in the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University. Her research interests include young people and sexual health, men’s health, and lay knowledge and understanding about diagnosis, risk and decision-making

Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books on Gender in the Workplace

 
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On Monday 25 January 2016, Anne-Marie Slaughter discussed her much-publicised new book, Unfinished Business: […]

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    Book Review: Father and Daughter: Patriarchy, gender and social science by Ann Oakley

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For many aspiring young female sociologists, Ann Oakley’s writing has been inspirational and reassuring. Her new book explores her own life […]

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This book aims to provide an introduction to the shared history of modern medicine and imperialism – spanning three […]

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The End of Plagues is a fascinating book and well worth a read for anyone interested in the history of medicine, […]

Book Review: Doing Qualitative Research: A Practical Handbook by David Silverman

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For much of the twentieth century, polio inspired terror as the ‘morning paralysis’ which could break into any home and […]

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This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly […]

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Psychogenic explanations for illnesses still appear frequently within medical and academic literature, in “common sense” public discourses, and in medical […]

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