Connecting a sociology of childhood perspective with the study of child health, illness and wellbeing: introduction

Please read the article by Geraldine Brady and colleagues. While this piece introduces an edited collection of articles in a special issue of the journal Sociology of Health and Illness, the authors present an excellent overview of the social, psychological, and humanistic aspects of children's experiences with illness. As you read, pay attention to the different ways in which we might more humanistically engage children who are sick. What insights does the article have for clinical practice?