E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Residues of Death: Disposal Refigured book cover

    Residues of Death

    Disposal Refigured, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Kohn, Martin Gibbs, Bjorn Nansen, Luke van Ryn

    This book provides a critical overview of the changing ways people mourn, commemorate and interact with the remains of the dead, including bodies, materials and digital artefacts. It focuses on how residues of death persist and circulate through different spaces, materials, data and mediated…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health: Global Perspectives book cover

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Deviance Among Physicians: Fraud, Violence, and the Power to Prescribe book cover

    Deviance Among Physicians

    Fraud, Violence, and the Power to Prescribe, 1st Edition

    By Thaddeus L. Johnson, Natasha N. Johnson, Christina Policastro

    The concept of deviance is complex, given that norms vary considerably across groups, times, and places. Society tends to primarily recognize traditional portraits of deviants such as street-offenders and drug addicts. The label "deviant" is commonly cast upon society’s undesirables, but this…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good book cover

    Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain: An Evidence-Based Guide book cover

    Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain

    An Evidence-Based Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Kohn Maikovich-Fong

    Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain provides a cutting-edge and comprehensive review of interventions for chronic pain grounded in biopsychosocial frameworks. Each chapter gives readers the opportunity to solidify their knowledge of major approaches to chronic pain in an…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights: Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book takes an intersectional, interdisciplinary, and transnational approach, presenting work that will provide the reader with a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the role of globalization in the sexual and reproductive lives of gendered bodies in the 21st century. Reproductive Justice and…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury: Personal and Family Identity book cover

    Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury

    Personal and Family Identity, 1st Edition

    By Chalotte Glintborg

    Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury: Personal and Family Identity investigates how being diagnosed with acquired brain injury (ABI) impacts identity (re)construction in both adults with ABI and their close relatives. To show how being diagnosed with ABI impacts identity (re)construction,…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Victim Support and the Welfare State book cover

    Victim Support and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Carina Gallo, Kerstin Svensson

    This book provides a rich analysis of the history of Swedish victim support. With the majority of research on victim support centering on the Anglosphere, this book offers a unique case study for considering the role of the victim in the criminal justice system. While Sweden has enacted many laws…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health book cover

    Handbook of Global Urban Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber L. Pearson, Gershim Asiki, Geoff DeVerteuil, Adriana Allen

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Life-Span Developmental Systems: Meta-theory, Methodology and the Study of Applied Problems book cover

    Life-Span Developmental Systems

    Meta-theory, Methodology and the Study of Applied Problems, 1st Edition

    By Ellen A. Skinner, Thomas Kindermann, Andrew Mashburn

    Everything you always wanted to know about theories, meta-theories, methods, and interventions but didn’t realize you needed to ask. This innovative textbook takes advanced undergraduate and graduate students "behind the curtain" of standard developmental science, so they can begin to appreciate…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge

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