• A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities: Locked Away book cover

    A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Social Theory and Nursing book cover

    Social Theory and Nursing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Despite noteworthy exceptions, nursing’s literature largely disregards the ways in which social and sociological theory permeates, guides and shapes research, education, and practice. Likewise, social theory’s ability to position nursing within wider structures of healthcare and educational…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing: Evidence, Practice and Empowerment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

    Evidence, Practice and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edilma Yearwood, Vicki Hines-Martin

    Awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. "I welcome, at long last, a book on global mental health targeted to nurses, the front-line health worker for billions of people around the world.  The roles that nurses can, and should, play…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care book cover

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

    1st Edition

    By Marita Nordhaug

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally important concerns for the maximisation of health-related welfare for all…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Facilitating Self Care Practices in the Elderly book cover

    Facilitating Self Care Practices in the Elderly

    1st Edition

    By Barbara J Horn

    This up-to-date book is a synthesis of current knowledge from published sources and expert consultants relating to three commonly occurring problems in home health care practice--self-administration of medications, family caregiving issues, and teaching the elderly. For each problem addressed,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services: Professional Concepts and Lived Experience book cover

    Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Becoming a Nurse: A Hermeneutic Study of the Experiences of Student Nurses on a Project 2000 Course book cover

    Becoming a Nurse

    A Hermeneutic Study of the Experiences of Student Nurses on a Project 2000 Course, 1st Edition

    By Theresa Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2002: Presenting revealing insights into the structure and functioning of the Project 2000 courses, this book examines the original, creative and evolutionary research processes which led to the identification of student nurses’ unique and common experiences, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003) book cover

    Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003)

    1st Edition

    By George F. Tomossy, David N. Weisstub

    This title was first published in 2003: As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of research involving human participants are being called into question as never before. Human Experimentation and Research explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003): How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation book cover

    Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003)

    How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation, 1st Edition

    By Martine Rothblatt

    This title was first published in 2003. Xenotransplantation - the transplantation of animal organs into humans - poses a fascinating moral dilemma. Should this ability to extend the lives of millions of older people be permitted given that it might trigger a new pandemic similar to AIDS? This study…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision: The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment book cover

    Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment, 1st Edition

    By Doris Schroeder

    This title was first published in 2000:  Over the past decade the welfare state has come under sustained attack not only from quarters which never approved of its policies, but also from political theorists who used to support it. With the collapse of communism, the policy of comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Before Birth: Understanding Prenatal Screening book cover

    Before Birth

    Understanding Prenatal Screening, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Ettorre

    This title was first published in 2001. Featuring contributions from the UK, Finland, The Netherlands and Greece, this unique book explores the ongoing tensions and important ethical, legal and social issues related to the development of prenatal screening and the growth of new genetic technologies.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Valuing Profoundly Disabled People: Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth book cover

    Valuing Profoundly Disabled People

    Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth, 1st Edition

    By John Vorhaus

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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