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  • Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800: Models and Modeling book cover

    Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

    Models and Modeling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the…

    eBook – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • The Anthropology of Epidemics book cover

    The Anthropology of Epidemics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris

    Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants: Perspectives from the UK and Germany book cover

    Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Healthcare for Migrants

    Perspectives from the UK and Germany, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katja Kuehlmeyer, Corinna Klingler, Richard Huxtable

    Numerous important issues arise in relation to the health of, and healthcare for (and by), migrants. Much commentary on the migrant crisis and healthcare has focused on the allocation of resources, with less discussion of the needs of, and provision for, migrants. Presenting a comparative…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law book cover

    Religion, Medicine and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine book cover

    Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Ruth E. Groenhout

    This book examines the central structures in medicine—medical knowledge, economics, technological innovation, and medical authority—from the perspective of an ethics of care. The author analyzes each of these structures in detail before considering the challenges they present to end of life care.…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Healthcare Ethics, Law and Professionalism: Essays on the Works of Alastair V. Campbell book cover

    Healthcare Ethics, Law and Professionalism

    Essays on the Works of Alastair V. Campbell, 1st Edition

    Edited by Voo Teck Chuan, Richard Huxtable, Nicola Peart

    Healthcare Ethics, Law and Professionalism: Essays on the Works of Alastair V. Campbell features 15 original essays on bioethics, and healthcare ethics specifically. The volume is in honour of Professor Alastair V. Campbell, who was the founding editor of the internationally renowned Journal of…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • AIDS and Development in Africa: A Social Science Perspective book cover

    AIDS and Development in Africa

    A Social Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    By R Dennis Shelby, Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr

    AIDS and Development in Africa: A Social Science Perspective is the first book-length treatment of both the impact of AIDS in Africa and an assessment of intervention strategies in varying cultural situations. Developed from revised selected papers from the nineteenth Southern African Universities…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation book cover

    Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    1st Edition

    By Susan S Rose, Eleanor F Branch

    Enhance your rehabilitation program with this authoritative volume. Experts from the Department of Physical Therapy of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, explore the most current developments in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Reading this highly practical volume will…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • A Look Back: The Birth of the Americans with Disabilities Act book cover

    A Look Back

    The Birth of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 1st Edition

    By Robert C Anderson

    ”One of my proudest moments as President occurred on July 26, 1990--the day I signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. With its passage, a shameful wall of exclusion came tumbling down. This landmark legislation was the culmination of the dedicated efforts of so many, and I salute the…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Drug Control and International Law book cover

    Drug Control and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Wisehart

    This book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in light of the growing challenges and criticism that this system faces. In the current debate on global drug policy, the central pillars of the international drug control system – the UN Drug Conventions as…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Clinical Photomedicine book cover

    Clinical Photomedicine

    1st Edition

    By H.W. Lim

    Offering broad coverage of the basic, clinical and curative aspects of photomedicine, this reference reflects the recent expansion of knowledge on the effects of light on normal skin as well as photosensitivity disorders and the use of light in treating various diseases and conditions.;The book…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries: Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World book cover

    Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries

    Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Malin Jordal

    Bringing together an international range of case studies and interviews with individuals who have had genital re/construction, Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries explores the socio-cultural meanings of clitoral re/construction following female genital cutting (FGC), hymen reconstruction,…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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