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Peer Research in Health and Social Development International Perspectives on Participatory Research

Peer Research in Health and Social Development: International Perspectives on Participatory Research

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen Bell, Peter Aggleton, Ally Gibson
April 27, 2021

Peer research is increasingly used in international academic, policy and practice environments. It engages members of a group or social network as trusted members of a research team working in communities and settings they are familiar with. Critics, however, point to methodological concerns with ...

Governance Ethics in Healthcare Organizations

Governance Ethics in Healthcare Organizations

1st Edition

By Gerard Magill, Lawrence Prybil
February 03, 2020

Drawing on the findings of a series of empirical studies undertaken with boards of directors and CEOs in the United States, this groundbreaking book develops a new paradigm to provide a structured analysis of ethical healthcare governance. Governance Ethics in Healthcare Organizations begins by ...

The Ethics of Care Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving

The Ethics of Care: Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving

1st Edition

Edited By Alan Blum, Stuart J Murray
August 27, 2019

Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a ...

Participation in Health and Welfare Services Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

Participation in Health and Welfare Services: Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

1st Edition

Edited By Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik
February 05, 2019

Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become ...

Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing Social Justice as Praxis

Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis

1st Edition

Edited By Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith, Peggy L. Chinn
December 20, 2016

*** Awarded First Place in the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award in two categories - "History and Public Policy" and "Professional Issues" *** This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and ...

Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples From Colonization to Self-Rule

Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples: From Colonization to Self-Rule

1st Edition

By Ahsan Ullah
November 28, 2016

In 70 countries worldwide, there is an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples, and their rich diversity of cultures, religions, traditions, languages and histories has been significant source of our scholarships. However, the health status of this population group is far below than that of ...

Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDS Community-Based Strategies

Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDS: Community-Based Strategies

1st Edition

By Teresa L. Scheid
November 16, 2016

A comprehensive health care system consists of services that are coordinated and integrated along the full continuum of care. For HIV patients, this includes physical health care, infectious disease management, crisis care, mental health care, substance abuse counseling, and social support services...

Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World

Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World

1st Edition

Edited By Gillian Joseph
November 01, 2016

Focusing on under-researched aspects of social, economic and political change, this volume offers fresh insights into aging, older people and their families. It combines an international and interdisciplinary approach. Chapters explore the contexts in which family roles, ...

Social Housing in Transition Countries

Social Housing in Transition Countries

1st Edition

Edited By József Hegedüs, Martin Lux, Nóra Teller
July 03, 2014

This volume intends to fill the gap in the range of publications about the post-transition social housing policy developments in Central and Eastern Europe by delivering critical evaluations about the past two decades of developments in selected countries’ social housing sectors, and showing what ...

Children with Gender Identity Disorder A Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Analysis

Children with Gender Identity Disorder: A Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Analysis

1st Edition

By Simona Giordano
June 19, 2014

How should we understand transgenderism, especially as it affects children and adolescents? Psychiatric manuals include transgenderism among mental illnesses (Gender Identity Disorder). Such inclusion is relatively recent, and even the words transsexual and transgender were coined only a few ...

The Transformation of Contemporary Health Care The Market, the Laboratory, and the Forum

The Transformation of Contemporary Health Care: The Market, the Laboratory, and the Forum

1st Edition

By Tiago Moreira
June 02, 2014

The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care. This book explores the role of knowledge production and technology on these transformations, focusing on the market (attempts to embed principles of economic rationality and efficient use of resources in the ...

Bombay--London--New York

Bombay--London--New York

1st Edition

By Amitava Kumar
September 20, 2002

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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