Further Reading

Further reading will deepen your knowledge of topics covered in the textbook

Journal Article 21.1: Locock, L., Boylan, A., Snow, R. and Staniszewska, S. (2017) ‘The power of symbolic capital in patient and public involvement in health research’, Health Expectations 20: 836–44.

Discussion Points: How do members of the public gain status and respect in health research? How do issues of power influence the impact of the public on health research?

Journal Article 21.2: Maguire, K. and Britten, N. (2017) ‘“How can anybody be representative for those kind of people?” Forms of patient representation in health research, and why it is always contestable’, Social Science and Medicine 183: 62–9.

Discussion Points: What is representation? What are the challenges and opportunities of ensuring patient representation in health research?