Peer Research in Health and Social Development International Perspectives on Participatory Research
Governance Ethics in Healthcare Organizations
Social Housing in Transition Countries
By Lisa A. Martinelli
March 21, 2022
This ground-breaking book uses organizational ethics and stakeholder theory to explore the ethical accountability of leadership in healthcare organizations to their distinct vulnerable stakeholder communities. The book begins with a discussion of the moral agency of healthcare organizations and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...