• Ends and Means in Policing book cover

    Ends and Means in Policing

    1st Edition

    By John Kleinig

    Policing is a highly pragmatic occupation. It is designed to achieve the important social ends of peacekeeping and public safety, and is empowered to do so using means that are ordinarily seen as problematic; that is, the use of force, deception, and invasions of privacy, along with considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law book cover

    Religion, Medicine and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Global Patient Safety: Law, Policy and Practice book cover

    Global Patient Safety

    Law, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tingle, Clayton Ó Néill, Morgan Shimwell

    This book explores patient safety themes in developed, developing and transitioning countries. A foundation premise is the concept of ‘reverse innovation’ as mutual learning from the chapters challenges traditional assumptions about the construction and location of knowledge. This edited collection…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Transnational Management and Globalised Workers: Nurses Beyond Human Resources book cover

    Transnational Management and Globalised Workers

    Nurses Beyond Human Resources, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Cleland Silva

    There are 60 million health care workers globally and most of this workforce consists of nurses, as they are key providers of primary health care. Historically, the global nurse occupation has been predominately female and segregated along gendered, racialised and classed hierarchies. In the last…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

  • Law, Palliative Care and Dying: Legal and Ethical Challenges book cover

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying

    Legal and Ethical Challenges, 1st Edition

    By John Lombard

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for both the healthcare professional…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice book cover

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19
    Routledge

  • Health and Political Engagement book cover

    Health and Political Engagement

    1st Edition

    By Mikko Mattila, Lauri Rapeli, Hanna Wass, Peter Söderlund

    Social scientists have only recently begun to explore the link between health and political engagement. Understanding this relationship is vitally important from both a scholarly and a policy-making perspective. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of health and political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Death and Dying in India: Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly book cover

    Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly, 1st Edition

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments book cover

    Ethics at the End of Life

    New Issues and Arguments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Davis

    The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.  At the same time, a reader can use this volume to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare: Transition and Challenges book cover

    Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare

    Transition and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Salloch, Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann, Jochen Vollmann

    Recent social developments, such as demographic change, skill shortages and new medical technologies, have necessitated a transition in the traditional roles of health-care professions. New forms of division of labour and inter-professional health-care education are emerging while at the same time…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care: The Hope for a “Good Death” book cover

    Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care

    The Hope for a “Good Death”, 1st Edition

    By Peggy Sturman Gordon

    The concept of a "good death" has been hotly debated in medical circles for decades. This volume delves into the possibility and desirability of a "good death" by presenting the psychosocial measures of care as a crucial component, such as religion, existentialism, hope and meaning-making. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Research in Death Studies

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