Taylor & Francis India: Health & Society

  • Food Pedagogies book cover

    Food Pedagogies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Flowers, Elaine Swan

    In recent years everyone from politicians to celebrity chefs has been proselytizing about how we should grow, buy, prepare, present, cook, taste, eat and dispose of food. In light of this, contributors to this book argue that food has become the target of intensified pedagogical activity across a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Critical Food Studies

  • International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities book cover

    International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly G. Fitzgerald, Francis G. Caro

    This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts: A Re-examination of Gender book cover

    Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    A Re-examination of Gender, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino

    Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women’s experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities. Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Bodies Across Borders: The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals book cover

    Bodies Across Borders

    The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Isabel Dyck

    Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption. This emerging market is…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy: Challenging Resistance book cover

    Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Bolt, Claire Penketh

    Disability is a widespread phenomenon, indeed a potentially universal one as life expectancies rise. Within the academic world, it has relevance for all disciplines yet is often dismissed as a niche market or someone else’s domain. This collection explores how academic avoidance of disability…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Suicide in Sri Lanka: The Anthropology of an Epidemic book cover

    Suicide in Sri Lanka

    The Anthropology of an Epidemic, 1st Edition

    By Tom Widger

    Why people kill themselves remains an enduring and unanswered question. With a focus on Sri Lanka, a country that for several decades has reported ‘epidemic’ levels of suicidal behaviour, this book develops a unique perspective linking the causes and meanings of suicidal practices to social…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia: Collaborations and Collisions book cover

    Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia

    Collaborations and Collisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ivette M. Vargas-O'Bryan, Zhou Xun

    Recent academic and medical initiatives have highlighted the benefits of studying culturally embedded healing traditions that incorporate religious and philosophical viewpoints to better understand local and global healing phenomena. Capitalising on this trend, the present volume looks at the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Disabled Childhoods: Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities book cover

    Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities, 1st Edition

    By Janice McLaughlin, Edmund Coleman-Fountain, Emma Clavering

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work: Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience book cover

    Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience, 1st Edition

    By Liz Price, Liz Walker

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work, through the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Disability and Technology: Key papers from Disability & Society book cover

    Disability and Technology

    Key papers from Disability & Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Alison Sheldon, Jennifer Harris

    This edited collection brings together keynote articles from the journal Disability & Society to provide a comprehensive and though-provoking exploration of the place of technology in disabled people’s lives, documenting and analysing the growing impact of technology on disability and society…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Communicating Hope: An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team book cover

    Communicating Hope

    An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team, 1st Edition

    By Christine Davis

    Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine S. Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Phenomenology as Qualitative Research: A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution book cover

    Phenomenology as Qualitative Research

    A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution, 1st Edition

    By John Paley

    Phenomenology originated as a novel way of doing philosophy early in the twentieth century. In the writings of Husserl and Heidegger, regarded as its founders, it was a non-empirical kind of philosophical enquiry. Although this tradition has continued in a variety of forms, ‘phenomenology’ is now…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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