Taylor & Francis India: Health and Social Care

  • A Genealogy of Puberty Science: Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else book cover

    A Genealogy of Puberty Science

    Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition

    By Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod

    A Genealogy of Puberty Science explores the modern invention of puberty as a scientific object. Drawing on Foucault’s genealogical analytic, Pinto and Macleod trace the birth of puberty science in the early 1800s and follow its expansion and shifting discursive frameworks over the course of two…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21

  • Rural Health and Aging Research: Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications book cover

    Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Society and Aging Series

  • Life's End: Technocratic Dying in an Age of Spiritual Yearning book cover

    Life's End

    Technocratic Dying in an Age of Spiritual Yearning, 1st Edition

    By David Wendell Moller

    The explicit purpose of this book is to analyze dying and death in the cosmopolitan, modern setting. There is, however, an additional theme that is implicit in the analysis and observations. The portrait of dying, which is provided in the pages of the book, also tells us a great deal about life. It…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20

  • Health Care & Spirituality: Listening, Assessing, Caring book cover

    Health Care & Spirituality

    Listening, Assessing, Caring, 1st Edition

    By Richard B. Gilbert

    Few areas in life have experienced the rapid pace of change that has been the experience of health care. It's an area where nothing feels "safe" and everything is threatened with reexamination and redefinition. Accompanying this situation is a new appreciation for the human spirit and the gift of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Progress in Preventing AIDS?: Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives book cover

    Progress in Preventing AIDS?

    Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Ross Buchanan, George Peter Cernada

    Originally published in the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education", this work presents twenty-one chapters about the state of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in a global context.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20

  • Institutional Responses to Drug Demand in Central Europe book cover

    Institutional Responses to Drug Demand in Central Europe

    1st Edition

    By Flip Maas

    Edited by Patrick Kenis

    This title was first first published in 2002: Understanding the link between institutional contexts and drug problems is crucial to the process of developing appropriate drug policies and drug demand reduction strategies. However, this link is too often taken for granted, with most drug-related…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-02-20

  • Contemporary Practices in Social Work Supervision: Time for New Paradigms? book cover

    Contemporary Practices in Social Work Supervision

    Time for New Paradigms?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Lambert Engelbrecht

    This book is a timely review of scholarship in social work supervision; re-examining the state of knowledge, research and practice; and asking if it is time for a new paradigm for the field. The contributors present a universal paradigm in social work around what we understand social work to be,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19

  • Loneliness: A Social Problem book cover


    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual, or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Trauma and Play Therapy: Helping Children Heal book cover

    Trauma and Play Therapy

    Helping Children Heal, 1st Edition

    By Paris Goodyear-Brown

    Trauma and Play Therapy synthesizes new developments in the study of children’s trauma recovery to assist clinicians in combining play therapy with other powerful ways of addressing the needs of hurt children. The TraumaPlayTM model, formerly known as Flexibly Sequential Play Therapy, equips…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18

  • Welfare Work with Immigrants and Refugees in a Social Democratic Welfare State book cover

    Welfare Work with Immigrants and Refugees in a Social Democratic Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Trine Øland

    Welfare Work with Immigrants and Refugees in a Social Democratic Welfare State provides an ambiguous yet disturbing portrait of the inner workings of the Danish welfare state and its implications in a context of globalisation and migration. Through a sociological interview-study with welfare…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14

  • The Political Economy of HIV in Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of HIV in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Johnston, Kevin Deane, Matteo Rizzo

    Biomedical revolutions seem to have radically altered the environment for HIV transmission: anti-retrovirals (ARVs) and drugs to reduce mother-to-child transmission promise to cut HIV transmission rates, as does male medical circumcision. However, the hopeful messages of UNAIDS are tempered with…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14

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