Nursing & Health: Health & Society

  • The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying

    Edited by Christopher M Moreman

    Few issues apply universally to people as poignantly as death and dying. All religions address concerns with death from the handling of human remains, to defining death, to suggesting what happens after life. The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying provides readers with an overview of the study…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety book cover

    A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate and expand CIM research and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations

    Understanding Networks of Care

    Edited by Janet M. Wilmoth, Merril D. Silverstein

    Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations offers current, multi-disciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding of social support among older adults has developed over the past…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Recovery, Mental Health and Inequality

    Chinese Ethnic Minorities as Mental Health Service Users

    By Lynn Tang

    Mental health has long been perceived as a taboo subject in the UK, so much so that mental health services have been marginalised within health and social care. There is even more serious neglect of the specific issues faced by different ethnic minorities.   This book uses the rich narratives of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • HIV/AIDS in India

    Voices from the Margins

    By Sunita Manian

    India ranks third in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS globally. The country has high levels of poverty and inequality, poor healthcare infrastructure, especially away from the metropolitan areas, and a legacy of colonialism that bequeathed laws criminalizing non-heteronormative sexualities…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period: Implications and Guidance for Professionals book cover

    Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period

    Implications and Guidance for Professionals

    Edited by Gill Thomson, Virginia Schmied

    Bringing together experts in the field, this important book considers the underlying risk factors that create situations of psychosocial vulnerability and marginalisation for mothers, from their baby’s conception up to a year after birth. Adopting a strengths-based approach, the book looks not only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Agency, Gender, and Economic Development in the World Economy 1850-2000: Testing the Sen Hypothesis book cover

    Agency, Gender, and Economic Development in the World Economy 1850-2000

    Testing the Sen Hypothesis

    Edited by Jan Luiten van Zanden, Auke Rijpma, Jan Kok

    How has ‘agency’ – or the ability to define and act upon one’s goals - contributed to global long-term economic development during the last 150 years? This book asserts that autonomous decision making, and female agency in particular, increases the potential of a society to generate economic growth…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge Academic
    Gender and Well-Being

  • Risky Trade: Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade book cover

    Risky Trade

    Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade

    By Ann Marie Kimball

    The current value of global trade has reached a staggering annual figure of $6 trillion in merchandise crossing borders. Such prolific global trading has, at the same time, begun to raise fears of pandemics and concerns for global health. Yet, investment in public health infrastructure and disease…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • The Development of Disability Rights Under International Law: From Charity to Human Rights book cover

    The Development of Disability Rights Under International Law

    From Charity to Human Rights

    By Arlene S. Kanter

    The adoption of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CPRD) by the United Nations in 2006 is the first comprehensive and binding treaty on the rights of people with disabilities. It establishes the right of people with disabilities to equality, dignity, autonomy, full…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Global Health: An Introduction to Current and Future Trends book cover

    Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health (second edition) continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Health Care Economics

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

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