Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Hopkins,A & Scambler,G (1977)  How doctors deal with epilepsy.  Lancet 1 183-186
  • Scambler,G & Hopkins,A (1980)  Social class, epileptic activity and disadvantage at work.  Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 34 129-133
  • Scambler,G, Scambler,A & Craig,D (1981)  Kinship and friendship networks and women’s demand for primary care.  Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners 31 746-750
  • Scambler,A & Scambler,G (1985)  Menstrual symptoms, attitudes and consulting behaviour.  Social Science and Medicine 25 1065-1068
  • Scambler,G & Hopkins,A (1986)  Being epileptic: coming to terms with stigma.  Sociology of Health and Illness 8 26-43
  • Scambler,G & Scambler,A (1986)  Minor psychiatric morbidity and menstruation.  International Journal of Social Psychiatry 32-3 9-15
  • Boyton,R & Scambler,G (1988)  Survey of general practitioners’ attitudes to AIDS in the North West Thames and East Anglian Regions.  British Medical Journal 296 538-540
  • Davies,D & Scambler,G (1988)  Attitudes towards epilepsy in general practice.  International Journal of Social Psychiatry 34 5-12
  • Scambler,G & Hopkins,A (1990)  Generating a model of epileptic stigma: the role of qualitative analysis.  Social Science and Medicine 30 1187-1194
  • Scambler,G, Peswani,R, Renton,A & Scambler,A (1990)  Women prostitutes in the AIDS era.  Sociology of Health and Illness 12 260-272
  • Scambler,G (1993)  Epilepsy and quality of life research.  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 86 449-450
  • Buchanan,N & Scambler,G (1993)  Epilepsy as an educational model.  Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy 2 45-48
  • Scambler,G (1994)  Sociology, anthropology and health: issues of compatibility.  British Medical Anthropology Review 2 16-18
  • Scambler,G & Goraya,A (1994)  The people’s health: Habermas, the public sphere and the role of social movements.  British Medical Anthropology Review 2 35-43
  • Scambler,G (1994)  Patient perceptions of epilepsy and of doctors who manage epilepsy.  Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy 3 1-7
  • Scambler,G & Goraya,A (1994)  Movements for change: the new public health agenda.  Critical Public Health 5 4-10
  • Scambler,G & Scambler,A (1994)  Health promotion, the sex industry and the challenge of change.  Critical Public Health 5 30-35
  • Scambler,G & Scambler,A (1995)  Social change, health promotion and women sex workers in London: lessons from research and health care initiatives.  Health Promotion International 10 17-24
  • Levinson,R, McCranie,E, Scambler,G & Scambler,A (1995)  Physician authority and the autonomy of nurses: attitudes of British and US medical students.  Research in the Sociology of Health Care 12 355-368
  • Scambler,G (1996)  The ‘project of modernity’ and the parameters for a critical sociology: an argument with illustrations from medical sociology.  Sociology 30 567-581
  • Scambler,A, Scambler,G, Ridsdale,L & Robins,D (1996)  Towards an evaluation of the effectiveness of the epilepsy nurse in primary care.  Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy 5 255-258
  • Goraya,A & Scambler,G (1998)  From old to new public health: role tensions and contradictions.  Critical Public Health 8 141-151
  • Scambler,G & Jennings,M (1998)  On the periphery of the sex industry: female combat, male punters and feminist discourse.  Journal of Sport and Social Issues 22 414-427
  • Scambler,G (1998)  Stigma and disease: changing paradigms.  Lancet 352 1054-1055
  • Scambler,G (1998)  Theorizing modernity: Luhmann, Habermas, Elias and new perspectives on health and healing.  Critical Public Health 8 239-246
  • Scambler,G & Higgs,P (1999)  Stratification, class and health: class relations and health inequalities in high modernity.  Sociology 32 275-291
  • Scambler,G & Higgs,P (2001)  ‘The dog that didn’t bark’: taking class seriously in the health inequalities debate.  Social Science and Medicine 52 157-159
  • Scambler,G (2001)  Critical realism, sociology and health inequalities: social class as a generative mechanism and its media of enactment.  Journal of Critical Realism 4 35-42
  • Scambler,G, Higgs,P & Jones,I (2002)  A critical realist perspective on class relations and health inequalities.  Research in the Sociology of Health Care 20 57-75
  • Craig,G, Scambler,G & Spitz,L (2003)  Why parents of children with neuro-developmental disabilities requiring gastrostomy feeding need more support.  Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 45 183-188
  • Scambler,G (2004)  Re-framing stigma: felt and enacted stigma and challenges to the sociology of chronic and disabling conditions.  Social Theory and Health 2 29-46
  • Stevenson,F & Scambler,G (2005)  The relationship between medicine and the public: the challenge of concordance.  Health 9 5-21
  • Stevenson,F & Scambler,G (2005)  The relationship between medicine and the public: a rejoinder to Armstrong.  Health 9 29-30
  • Craig,G & Scambler,G (2006)  Negotiating mothering against the odds: gastrostomy feeding, stigma, governmentality and disabled children.  Social Science and Medicine 62 1115-1125
  • Scambler,G & Kelleher,D (2006)  New social and health movements: issues of representation and change.  Critical Public Health 16 1-13
  • Scambler,G (2006)  Jigsaws, models and the sociology of stigma.  Journal of Critical Realism 5 273-289
  • Co-editor – Special Issue of Journal.
    Scambler,G, Heijnders,M & van Brakel,W (Eds) (2006)  HEALTH-RELATED STIGMA.  Special Issue of Psychology, Health and Medicine. London; Routledge
  • Scambler,G (2006)  Sociology, social structure and health-related stigma.  Psychology, Health and Medicine 11 288-295
  • Greenhalgh,T, Robb,N & Scambler,G (2006)  Communicative and strategic action in interpreted consultations in primary health care: a Habermasian perspective.  Social Science and Medicine 63 1170-1187 (This paper was in the final short-list of three for the Royal College of General Practice’s best general practice paper for 2006)
  • Jackson,S & Scambler,G (2006)  Perceptions of evidence based medicine amongst traditional acupuncturists in the UK: resistance to biomedical modes of evaluation.  Sociology of Health and Illness  29 412-429
  • Scambler,G (2006)  Epilepsy genetics: a   response to Shostak and Ottman.  Epilepsia 47 6-7
  • Scambler,G (2007)  Social structure and the production, reproduction and durability of health inequalities.  Social Theory and Health 5 297-315
  • Scambler,G (2007)  Sex work stigma: opportunist migrants in London.  Sociology 41 1079-1096
  • Scambler,G & Paoli,F (2008) Health work, female sex workers and HIV/AIDS: global and local dimensions to stigma and deviance as barriers to effective interventions. Social Science and Medicine 65 1-15.
  • Moffatt,S & Scambler,G  (2008)  Can welfare-rights advice targeted at older people reduce social exclusion?  Ageing and Society 28 1-25
  • Tjora,A & Scambler,G  (2009) Square pegs and round holes: information systems, health care and the significance of contextual awareness.  Social Science and Medicine 68 519-525.
  • Scambler,G  (2009) Review article: health-related stigma.  Sociology of Health and Illness 31 441-455. (This was the journal’s most downloaded paper for 2009/2010.)
  • Scambler,G (2009)  Capitalism, workers, profit-making and the sociology of health inequalities.  Social Theory and Health 7 117-128.
  • Scambler,G (2010)  Realism, sociology and the concept of ‘relations’.  Nouvelles Perspectives en Sciences Sociales 5 87-93.
  • Scambler,G (2010) Qualitative and quantitative methodologies in comparative research: an integrated approach.  Special Issue, Salute e Societa. IX n.2, Supplemento 21-37.
  • Scambler,G (2011) Epilepsy, stigma and quality of life. Neurology Asia. 16 35-36.
  • Scambler,G (2011) ‘Tackling health inequalities’ and its pros, cons and contradictions: a commentary on Blackman et al.  Social Science and Medicine 72 1975-1977.
  • Scambler,G (2012) Review article: health inequalities. Sociology of Health and Illness 34 130-146.
  • Scambler,G  (2012)  Between the devil …: a response to the commentaries of Cockerham and Coburn. Sociology of Health and Illness 34 151-153.
  • Scambler,G & Scambler,A (2012)  Underlying the riots: the invisible politics of class. Sociological Research Online http://www.socresonline.org.uk/16/4/25.html
  • Tjora,A, Gronning.I & Scambler,G (2012) From fatness to badness: the modern morality of obesity.  Health 17 266-283.
  • Scambler,G (2012) Resistance in unjust times: Archer, structured agency and the sociology of health inequalities.  Sociology 47 142-156.
  • Scambler,G & Tjora,A (2012) ‘Familiarity bonds’: a neglected mechanism for middle-range theories of health and longevity?  Medical Sociology Online. 
  • Buzdugan,R, Halli,S, Hiremath,J, Krishnamurthy,J, Moses,S, Blanchard,J, Scambler,G & Cowen,F (2012)  The female sex work industry and the contextualization of HIV risk in a district in Karnataka, India: lessons for health protection.  AIDS, Research and Treatment Article ID 371482 10 Pages.
  • Scambler,G (2013) Archer and ‘vulnerable fractured reflexivity’: a neglected social determinant of health? Social Theory and Health 11 302-315.
  • Scambler,G (2014) Medical sociology in the twenty-first century: eight key books. Contemporary Sociology 43 155-160.
  • Scambler,G, Scambler,S & Speed,E (2014) Civil society and the Health and Social Care Act in England and Wales: theory and praxis for the twenty-first century. Social Science & Medicine. 123 210-216.
  • Napier,D … Scambler,G … (2014) Culture and health. Lancet 384 9954 1607-1639.
  • Scambler,G & Scambler,S (2015) Theorizing health inequalities: the untapped potential of dialectical critical realism. Social Theory and Health 13 340-354.
  • Broom,A, Broom,J, Kirby,E & Scambler,G (2015) The path of least resistance? Jurisdictions, responsibility and professional asymmetries in pharmacists’ accounts of antibiotic decisions in hospitals. Social Science and Medicine 146 95-103.
  • Broom,A, Broom,J, Kirby,E & Scambler,G (2016) Nurses as antibiotic brokers: institutionalised praxis in the hospital. Qualitative Health Research. Available Online.