• On Death without Dignity: The Human Impact of Technological Dying book cover

    On Death without Dignity

    The Human Impact of Technological Dying, 1st Edition

    By David Wendell Moller

    Candidly written, ""On Death Without Dignity: The Human Impact of Technological Dying"", attempts to re-humanize the inevitable biological occurrence called dying. It is Moller's view that through the advancement of medicalized technology, has come the demise of the contemporary dying process. The…

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    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • Occupational Health and Safety: International Influences and the New Epidemics book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety

    International Influences and the New Epidemics, 1st Edition

    By Chris Peterson, Claire Mayhew

    This text provides a theoretical and empirical approach to investigating the nature of emerging OSH (Occupational Health and Safety) epidemics across the industrialized world. The author of each chapter in this book deals with exposure to a particular OSH hazard and examines the epidemic nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Stress at Work: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Stress at Work

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Chris Peterson

    This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Lessons on Aging from Three Nations: The Art of Caring for Older Adults book cover

    Lessons on Aging from Three Nations

    The Art of Caring for Older Adults, 1st Edition

    By Sara Carmel, Carol A. Morse, Fernando M. Torres-Gil, Hendricks Hendricks

    The global phenomenon of the aging of societies during a period of outstanding scientific, economic, and technological advancements is a blessing for humanity. These fundamental changes, however, create new needs and problems in all areas of life, often difficult to address. In some countries, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Soul Pain: The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life book cover

    Soul Pain

    The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life, 1st Edition

    By Helen K Black

    This book explores the multifaceted experience of suffering in old age. Older adults suffer from a variety of causes such as illness, loss, and life disappointment, to name a few. Suffering also occurs due to experiences related to one's gender, ethnic background, and religion. Although…

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    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges book cover

    The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Michael Clair, Richard Allman

    "The Gerontological Prism" promotes disciplinary cooperation in aging research and practice. To some extent, each chapter explores a unified objective, that of generating a disciplinary-blind gerontology. The fundamental assumption throughout this book is that the aging individual and society can…

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    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Freedom to Choose: How to Make End-of-life Decisions on Your Own Terms book cover

    Freedom to Choose

    How to Make End-of-life Decisions on Your Own Terms, 1st Edition

    By Burnell M. Burnell, Dale A. Lund

    "Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 World" is, to date, the first international scholarly examination of the impact of the terrorist attack on the United States in terms of how it may alter academic and corporate research, as well as the sharing of information generated by that research, by…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Asian Aging book cover

    Handbook of Asian Aging

    1st Edition

    By Hyunsook Yoon, Jon Hendricks

    In western countries, the rising tide of population aging took 100 years to alter the face of societies, but Asia is experiencing comparable changes in not much more than a quarter of a century. Contributors to "The Handbook of Aging" describe the magnitude of these changes and their effects on the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • International Responses to Traumatic Stress: Humanitarian, Human Rights, Justice, Peace, and Development Contributions, Collaborative Actions, and Future Initiatives book cover

    International Responses to Traumatic Stress

    Humanitarian, Human Rights, Justice, Peace, and Development Contributions, Collaborative Actions, and Future Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Yael Danieli, Rodley S. Rodley, Lars Weisaeth

    "International Responses to Traumatic Stress" asks pertinent questions as the United Nations observes its 50th Anniversary. It focuses on the effects of traumatic stress which accompany personal and collective disasters. In an overcrowded world, recent catastrophes, natural as well as man-made,…

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    Routledge

  • Loss and Grief Recovery: Help Caring for Children with Disabilities, Chronic, or Terminal Illness book cover

    Loss and Grief Recovery

    Help Caring for Children with Disabilities, Chronic, or Terminal Illness, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Ashton, Dennis Ashton

    The grief reaction is often similar for many diverse circumstances and situations. This book focuses heavily on caring for children with disabilities, chronic or terminal illness, dealing with the loss, and the recovery process.…

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    Routledge

  • Noah's Rainbow: A Father's Emotional Journey from the Death of His Son to the Birth of His Daughter book cover

    Noah's Rainbow

    A Father's Emotional Journey from the Death of His Son to the Birth of His Daughter, 1st Edition

    By David Fleming

    On 10th August 2000, David and Kim Fleming lost their son, Noah, during childbirth. After his funeral, a rainbow appeared in the sky over the Flemings' home. The family latched onto that symbol of hope and made it the driving force for their recover. A year and ten days later, the daughter Ally…

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    Routledge

  • Organizing Early Experience: Imagination and Cognition in Childhood book cover

    Organizing Early Experience

    Imagination and Cognition in Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Delmont C Morrison

    Focusing on developmental psychology, this work features 12 essays exploring contemporary views and developments in research and theory in the relationship between imagination and cognition in childhood.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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