We offer a wide selection of books in nursing, midwifery, the sociology and anthropology of health and illness, public health, disability studies and health management. Our books range from introductory textbooks, to advanced modular texts, to topic-defining handbooks, to credible books for professionals, to cutting-edge research monographs.
Designed to support global development of nursing science, the Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research provides a new, comprehensive, and authoritative treatment of advanced quantitative methods for nursing research. Incorporating past approaches that…
Hardback – 2015-08-06
In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone’s business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public health initiatives are supported by a range of statutory and voluntary organisations and…
Paperback – 2014-04-15
From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed…
Paperback – 2014-01-23
From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination is a step-by-step ‘how to’ guide to the developmental examination of pre-school children. This book has been developed alongside the original From Birth to Five Years as a companion volume that expands on the normative developmental…
Paperback – 2014-01-23
Research can seem difficult to get to grips with. However, at the heart of this book is the view that research is essentially a simple activity, the principles of which can be readily understood by students new to the subject. Each chapter guides the reader to uncover the 'mysteries' of research,…
Paperback – 2013-02-26
Evidence-based care is a well established principle in contemporary healthcare and a worldwide health care movement. However, despite the emphasis on promoting evidence-based or effective care without the unnecessary use of technologies and drugs, intervention rates in childbirth continue to rise…
Paperback – 2011-11-02
Global Perspectives of Employee Assistance Programs is the first book of its kind to empirically address the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) concept and model in a diverse, global context. This book features a variety of studies which deal with the design, delivery, cultural adaptability,…
Hardback – 2015-11-25
Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities. Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides: An overview of…
Hardback – 2015-11-23
The use of first-hand service user accounts of mental illness is still limited in the professional literature available. This is, however, beginning to change, with a new ‘recovery’ focus in mental health services meaning that the voices of service users are finally being heard. Recovering from…
Paperback – 2015-11-20
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Breastfeeding and work: babies need more than just (pumped) milk, they also need their mother’s bodies
In this article Dr Bueskens explores one of the key issues facing mothers as they return to work; breastfeeding, and whether or not they will be able to feed while they are working.
Download the free e-book Breastfeeding: Providing support for the challenges women face, a collection of hand-selected content from some our top titles and leading experts.
"Disability is both a fascinating intellectual conundrum and an urgent political issue. Despite progress with disability research, there remain considerable gaps in our knowledge and understanding of disability, and there are major problems in the ways in which society responds to the challenge of disability." Tom Shakespeare (Disability Research Today)
Our NEW Disability Studies collection, features books for professionals and researchers, authored by leading experts, to help fill your knowledge gaps.
In August, three essential nursing handbooks will be launching in paperback, for the first time - Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision, Routledge Int Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research and Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing.
Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving: Communication, Collaboration, Coordination provides some key information to help someone care for a loved one.
Routledge Health & Social Care Journals
Routledge publish a diverse, international list of over 100 journals across Public Health, Allied Health, Health Promotion, Ethics, Social Work, Social Policy and many more related areas. We are proud to publish in association with prestigious societies and organisations, and of our record in launching innovative new journals in emerging areas, adding to our extensive list of well-established titles.
Journals can be found on Taylor & Francis Online under these seven main headings:
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Emily Briggs commissions research monographs, edited collections and Routledge Focus titles in the areas of sociology, criminology, and health and social care. She is responsible for publishing academically rigorous, ground-breaking research across all sub-disciplines in these areas, but has particular interest in the sociology of health and illness, disability studies, youth studies, ageing studies, victimology, crime and gender, emotion and society, and feminist and intersectional approaches.
Grace McInnes commissions books across nursing, midwifery, public health, health management, social work, social policy and the sociology of health and illness. She works on all product types from high level research monographs and handbooks to undergraduate textbooks and guides for professionals.