Taylor & Francis India: Health & Society

  • Feminisms in Social Work Research: Promise and possibilities for justice-based knowledge book cover

    Feminisms in Social Work Research

    Promise and possibilities for justice-based knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe, Christina Gringeri

    Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social work profession was started by and maintained in large part by women and has been home to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Madness: Ideas About Insanity book cover


    Ideas About Insanity, 1st Edition

    By Peter Morrall

    This book is an introduction to the uncertainties and incongruities about madness. It is aimed at all of those who are curious about this subject whether out of general inquisitiveness or because it is part of a formal course of study. Using case studies of real people in order to explain,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27

  • Women's Mental Health Across the Lifespan: Challenges, Vulnerabilities, and Strengths book cover

    Women's Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    Challenges, Vulnerabilities, and Strengths, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett, Lesia M. Ruglass

    Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan examines women’s mental health from a developmental perspective, looking at key stressors and strengths from adolescence to old age. Chapters focus in detail on specific stressors and challenges that can impact women’s mental health, such as trauma,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Clinical Topics in Psychology and Psychiatry

  • The End of Heaven: Disaster and Suffering in a Scientific Age book cover

    The End of Heaven

    Disaster and Suffering in a Scientific Age, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Dekker

    In this unique book, Sidney Dekker tackles a largely unexplored dilemma. Our scientific age has equipped us ever better to explain why things go wrong. But this increasing sophistication actually makes it harder to explain why we suffer. Accidents and disasters have become technical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23

  • When Therapists Cry: Reflections on Therapists’ Tears in Therapy book cover

    When Therapists Cry

    Reflections on Therapists’ Tears in Therapy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Blume-Marcovici

    When Therapists Cry addresses one of the most authentic and singularly human experiences a therapist can have in therapy: crying. While therapist crying in therapy is the explicit focus of this book, it is used as a springboard for understanding the various ways in which therapists’ emotions come…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15

  • Researching Embodied Sport: Exploring movement cultures book cover

    Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Surviving Work in Healthcare: Helpful stuff for people on the frontline book cover

    Surviving Work in Healthcare

    Helpful stuff for people on the frontline, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Cotton

    The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08

  • Addiction at Work: Tackling Drug Use and Misuse in the Workplace book cover

    Addiction at Work

    Tackling Drug Use and Misuse in the Workplace, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Ghodse

    Drugs and the workplace just don't mix. Yes, most users of illicit drugs are employed adults and there's a high correlation between levels of stress, income and alcohol abuse amongst professional and managerial employees. But the risks associated with drug use and abuse in the workplace have been…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06

  • Improving Health Care Safety and Quality: Reluctant Regulators book cover

    Improving Health Care Safety and Quality

    Reluctant Regulators, 1st Edition

    By Judith Healy

    Responding to the public concern caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analysing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • Abortion in the USA and the UK book cover

    Abortion in the USA and the UK

    1st Edition

    By Colin Francome

    Recent years have revealed the different experiences of abortion in the UK and the USA. The United States has a higher abortion rate accompanied by a higher political profile for the issue. In fact, one of George W. Bush's first acts in 2001 was to ban American funding for overseas organizations…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • New Labour's State of Health: Political Economy, Public Policy and the NHS book cover

    New Labour's State of Health

    Political Economy, Public Policy and the NHS, 1st Edition

    By Calum Paton

    In this timely and unique work, Calum Paton assesses the political economy and politics of current health policy in order to explain the underlying causes of problems in the National Health Service. Debates from political theory, political economy and public administration are used to examine…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Suffering Narratives of Older Adults: A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care book cover

    Suffering Narratives of Older Adults

    A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care, 1st Edition

    By Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

    In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure of the suffering experience. She draws upon the notion of maternal holding to develop an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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