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Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness


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Becoming with Care in Drug Treatment Services The Recovery Assemblage

Becoming with Care in Drug Treatment Services: The Recovery Assemblage

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Lena Theodoropoulou
November 11, 2022

Employing Deleuzo-Guattarian orientations to assemblage and feminist approaches to care, this book offers a critique of neoliberal approaches to recovery from drugs and alcohol, while collapsing the dualities of harm reduction and recovery. This monograph empirically explores the practices of care...

Techniques of Hearing History, Theory and Practices

Techniques of Hearing: History, Theory and Practices

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Michael Schillmeier, Robert Stock, Beate Ochsner
October 19, 2022

Hearing, health and technologies are entangled in multi-faceted ways. The edited volume addresses this complex relationship by arguing that modern hearing was and is increasingly linked to and mediated by technological innovations. By providing a set of original interdisciplinary investigations ...

The Political Economy of Organ Transplantation Where Do Organs Come From?

The Political Economy of Organ Transplantation: Where Do Organs Come From?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Hagai Boas
September 09, 2022

This innovative work combines a rigorous academic analysis of the political economy of organ supply for transplantation with autobiographical narratives that illuminate the complex experience of being an organ recipient. Organs for transplantations come from two sources: living or post-mortem ...

Performance Comparison and Organizational Service Provision U.S. Hospitals and the Quest for Performance Control

Performance Comparison and Organizational Service Provision: U.S. Hospitals and the Quest for Performance Control

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Christopher Dorn
August 29, 2022

Exploring the mechanisms underlying performance comparisons, Performance Comparison and Organizational Service Provision investigates how such assessments shape hospitals’ service provision and medical professionals’ work. With a focus on U.S. health care, this study outlines how medical quality ...

The Rise of Autism Risk and Resistance in the Age of Diagnosis

The Rise of Autism: Risk and Resistance in the Age of Diagnosis

1st Edition

By Ginny Russell
August 01, 2022

The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9780429285912, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. This innovative book addresses the question of why increasing numbers of people are being ...

Cultures of Oral Health Discourses, Practices and Theory

Cultures of Oral Health: Discourses, Practices and Theory

1st Edition

Edited By Claire L. Jones, Barry J. Gibson
July 22, 2022

Oral health is integral to wellbeing and quality of life. This important edited volume brings together leading scholars to address global oral health and the multiple ways in which theory, practice and discourse have shaped it in the modern period. Structured around key themes, the book chapters ...

The Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Europe Variation, Convergence and Trends

The Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Europe: Variation, Convergence and Trends

1st Edition

Edited By Erich Griessler, Lenka Slepičková, Heleen Weyers, Florian Winkler, Nicolle Zeegers
May 13, 2022

This book explores the social, ethical and legal implications of assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Providing a comparative analysis of several European countries, the authors evaluate the varied approaches to the application of ART throughout Europe. From a global perspective, countries ...

Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North Issues, Challenges and the Future

Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North: Issues, Challenges and the Future

1st Edition

Edited By Virginie Rozée, Sayeed Unisa
April 29, 2022

Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North critically analyses the political and social frameworks of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), and its impact in different countries. In the context of a worldwide social pressure to conceive – particularly for women – this ...

‘Ending AIDS’ in the Age of Biopharmaceuticals The Individual, the State and the Politics of Prevention

‘Ending AIDS’ in the Age of Biopharmaceuticals: The Individual, the State and the Politics of Prevention

1st Edition

By Tony Sandset
April 29, 2022

This book considers the change in rhetoric surrounding the treatment of AIDS from one of crisis to that of ‘ending AIDS’. Exploring what it means to ‘end AIDS’ and how responsibility is framed in this new discourse, the author considers the tensions generated between the individual and the state in...

Public Discourse and Health Policies The Price of Health in Contemporary Italy

Public Discourse and Health Policies: The Price of Health in Contemporary Italy

1st Edition

By Nicoletta Bosco
November 30, 2021

The questions addressed in the book revolve around the public nature of health as an asset and the rights associated with it, by drawing attention to sociology’s role in shedding light on current dynamics and understanding how they may change in the future. In the field of public health, ...

Digital Transformations in Care for Older People Critical Perspectives

Digital Transformations in Care for Older People: Critical Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Helena Hirvonen, Mia Tammelin, Riitta Hänninen, Eveline J.M. Wouters
November 30, 2021

The book investigates digitalisation in care for older people by giving insight into service users’ and professionals’ opportunities to digital agency in the context of European welfare states. With a focus on service users and providers experiences of digital care, the contributions address the ...

Dying in a Transhumanist and Posthuman Society

Dying in a Transhumanist and Posthuman Society

1st Edition

By Panagiotis Pentaris
November 26, 2021

Exploring both the intrapersonal (moral) and interpersonal (ethical) nature of death and dying in the context of their development (philosophical), Dying in a Transhumanist and Posthuman Society shows how death and dying have been and will continue to be governed in any given society. Drawing on ...

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