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.

2017 Nominations

The Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) Book Prize is now accepting nominations for the 2017 award.  Please consult the FSHI Book Prize Rules before making nominations.  Nominations must be submitted using the FSHI Nomination Form.  Nominations and three copies of the nominated books must be received in the BSA Office by Friday, 5 May 2017.

2016 Winner

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We are delighted to announce that Kelly Ray Night won the FSHI Book Prize 2016 for  addicted.pregnant.poor (Duke University Press, 2015) nominated by Helena Knox. Congratulations!


Previous Winners