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An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine

2013 Impact Factor: 1.324
2013 Ranking: 71/143 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (SSCI) | 18/37 in Social Sciences, Biomedical
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Health: is a broad ranging interdisciplinary journal related to health and the social sciences. Focusing on the changing place of health matters in modern society, the journal continues to provide an international forum for original articles and review essays from around the world. It offers the breadth of outlook required by sociologists, psychologists, anthropologists, and cultural theorists who are addressing problems that cross disciplinary boundaries.

"Health: is at the cutting edge of research into the social and cultural aspects of health, illness and medicine. The journal has established a strong reputation for featuring articles that effectively combine empirical research with theoretical insights. I know of no other health-oriented journal that so consistently publishes these kind of articles from across the spectrum of the social sciences. It's a must to read for anyone interested in the socio-cultural underpinnings of experiences of health, illness and health care." Deborah Lupton, Professor of Sociology and Cultural Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia.

"Health: publishes some of the most innovative and lively articles in the social sciences of health. The journal makes a unique contribution to the field." Professor Peter Conrad, Brandeis University, USA

Electronic access:

Health: is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $1,396.00
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Institutional Subscription, E-access $1,256.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $1,257.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $1,368.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $115.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $251.00
Individual Single Print Issue $25.00
Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1461-7196 ISSN: 1363-4593
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 19 Current Issue: 3
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