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Scientia Professor Alex Broom

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Sociology 
 

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Biography

Alex Broom is Scientia Professor of Sociology, The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney). He is recognised as an international leader in sociology, utilising highly innovative qualitative methodologies and social theory to provide novel understandings of the social, cultural, political and economic underpinnings of the key health challenges of the 21st Century. He has published over 250 publications including 14 books, and his recent...view more

Alex Broom is Scientia Professor of Sociology, The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney). He is recognised as an international leader in sociology, utilising highly innovative qualitative methodologies and social theory to provide novel understandings of the social, cultural, political and economic underpinnings of the key health challenges of the 21st Century. He has published over 250 publications including 14 books, and his recent books include Dying: A Social Perspective on the End of Life (Routledge, 2015), Bodies and Suffering: Emotions and Relations of Care (Routledge 2017, with Ana Dragojlovic), and, Survivorship: A Sociology of Cancer in Everyday Life (Routledge, forthcoming, with Katie Kenny). He is Associate Editor, Qualitative Health Research

 

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The Australian Sociological Association Public Lecture 2014 - The Global Antibiotic Crisis
The Australian Sociological Association Public Lecture 2014 - Expert Panel on Antimicrobial Resistance
Apocalypse now? The global antibiotic crisis. A public lecture by Alex Broom
Expert panel discusses antibiotic crisis and the resistance