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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 the sociology of health and illness. 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...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 the sociology of health and illness. 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). He is Associate Editor, Qualitative Health Research

 

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Videos

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