Taylor & Francis India: Health & Society

  • The Last Word on Eating Disorders Prevention book cover

    The Last Word on Eating Disorders Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Cohn

    For the first time in one volume, many of the world’s most esteemed eating disorders prevention experts share their opinions and recommendations about future directions for the field. Employing "The Last Word" format of writing concise editorials about a focused area of research, authors from four…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play book cover

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • The End of Physiotherapy book cover

    The End of Physiotherapy

    1st Edition

    By David A. Nicholls

    Physiotherapy is arriving at a critical point in its history. Since World War I, physiotherapy has been one of the largest allied health professions and the established provider of orthodox physical rehabilitation. But ageing populations of increasingly chronically ill people, a growing scepticism…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators book cover

    The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities book cover

    Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Alcohol, Power and Public Health: A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy book cover

    Alcohol, Power and Public Health

    A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy, 1st Edition

    By Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls

    In recent years, the reduction of alcohol-related harm has emerged as a major policy issue across Europe. Public health advocates, supported by the World Health Organisation, have challenged an approach that targets problem-drinking individuals, calling instead for governments to control…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Recovery, Mental Health and Inequality: Chinese Ethnic Minorities as Mental Health Service Users book cover

    Recovery, Mental Health and Inequality

    Chinese Ethnic Minorities as Mental Health Service Users, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Tang

    Mental health has long been perceived as a taboo subject in the UK, so much so that mental health services have been marginalised within health and social care. There is even more serious neglect of the specific issues faced by different ethnic minorities. This book uses the rich narratives of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience book cover

    The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital World: Alcohol, Social Media and Cultures of Intoxication book cover

    Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital World

    Alcohol, Social Media and Cultures of Intoxication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonia Lyons, Tim McCreanor, Ian Goodwin, Helen Moewaka Barnes

    Social media has helped boost the culture of intoxication, a central aspect of young people’s social lives in many Western countries. Initial research suggests that these technologies enable highly-nuanced, targeted marketing and innovations – creating new virtual spaces that alter the dynamics and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic book cover

    Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine: The State of the Art book cover

    Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    By Alan Bleakley

    While medical language is soaked in metaphor, and thinking with metaphor is central to diagnostic work, medicine – that is, medical culture, clinical practice and medical education – outwardly rejects metaphor for objective, literal scientific language. This thought-provoking book argues that this…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Parenting: How Eastern and Western Parenting Styles Affect Child Development book cover

    Intercultural Parenting

    How Eastern and Western Parenting Styles Affect Child Development, 1st Edition

    By Koong Hean Foo

    How do parenting styles differ globally? How do different, international, parenting practices impact on children’s development? Can we bring together and hybridise different international parenting styles? Intercultural Parenting explores the relationship between family, culture and parenting by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

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