Research in the Sociology of Health Care - Call for Papers

Call for Papers, Volume 37, Research in the Sociology of Health Care


Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials


Papers dealing with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving the socially disadvantaged and underserved and other social factors are sought related to health and health care differentials. This includes examination of health and health care issues of patients or of providers of care both in the United States and in other countries. Papers that focus on linkages to policy, population concerns and either patients or providers of care as ways to meet health care needs of people both in the US and in other countries are solicited. This volume will be published by Emerald Press.


The volume will contain 10 to 14 papers, generally between 20 and 35 pages in length. Send completed manuscripts or close to completed papers for review by December 3, 2018. For an initial indication of interest in outlines or abstracts, please contact the same address no later than November 1, 2018. Earlier inquiries are welcome and will be responded to when sent (in the summer, for example).  Send as an email to: Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Professor Emerita, Sociology Program, Arizona State University, (phone 480 991-3920; E-mail, Initial inquiries by email are encouraged and can occur as soon as this announcement is available