Medical Sociology online welcomes submissions of news, commentaries, PhD abstracts & book reviews at any time. Click for more information.
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Our latest issue - Volume 8 Issue 1 - was published on 28th February 2014. Click here to read or download it.

Welcome to the Medical Sociology online website, home to MSo, the free access journal of the BSA MedSoc Group.

As well as hosting the journal, the website acts as a portal for access to a wide variety of other information relating to the medical sociology community, including news, announcements, recently published books, videos and links to other relevant sites. See About MSo for more on the aims of the journal and the Editorial Team.

The Journal
The aim of the journal is to promote the work of all sections of the medical sociology academic community, including postgraduate students and first time authors, as well as those established in the field. It publishes quality, peer-reviewed research articles, commentaries and book reviews in the field of medical sociology along with papers from the annual MedSoc Group Conference.
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MSo & MSN Archive
Previous issues of Medical Sociology online, and copies of its predecessor Medical Sociology News which were published electronically, can be viewed or downloaded here in Adobe Reader (PDF) format. We are in the process of scanning copies of printed editions of MSN which we have kindly been loaned. These will be available shortly.
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MedSoc News
The MSo News page includes announcements from around the medsoc community as well as from the MedSoc Group at the BSA. It also has links to news items from other sites relevant to medical sociology.
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We are delighted to be able to publish Abstracts from recently awarded PhD Theses. We welcome the submissions of Abstracts from Supervisors or authors at any time.
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On our Books page you will find details of some recently published volumes in the general field of medical sociology. We are also delighted to consider publishing reviews of these or any other relevant books.
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Conference Posters
As an online journal, we are able to publish Poster Presentations from recent Conferences in the field of Medical Sociology.
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Here you will find a selection of videos relating to the field of medical sociology including the plenary presentations from the most recent MedSoc Group Conference.
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Useful Links
Here you will find links to other websites relating to the field of medical sociology.
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What's in MSo?
The various elements of Medical Sociology online are described to the left, or you may go straight to a section using the menu on the right. You can read or download the current issue of the Journal by clicking the buttons below

MSo is a journal of the Medical Sociology Group
of the British Sociological Association

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