Nursing & Health: Health & Society

  • Latin American Perspectives on the Sociology of Health and Illness book cover

    Latin American Perspectives on the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Edited by Fernando de Maio, Ignacio Llovet, Graciela Dinardi

    The sociology of health and illness is a rapidly growing field. Yet as a field, it has suffered from a remarkably limited perspective dominated by scholarship produced in the global north. Scholars in the sociology of health and illness have been late to enter debates in global health, and have…

    Hardback – 2019-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Disability Law

    Edited by Rosemary Kayess, Janet E Lord

    This Handbook examines disability law from an international and comparative perspective. Since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by the UN General Assembly, there has been a dramatic shift in the way disability has been conceptualised and,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Childcare book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Childcare

    By Martin Robb

    Sharing the care of children in families is increasingly becoming the norm in modern day society as more mothers enter paid work and government campaigns endeavour to increase the number of men working in childcare. However, running alongside debates of gender imbalance in childcare there has also…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Academic

  • The Psychology of Getting Old: A Positive and Practical Guide book cover

    The Psychology of Getting Old

    A Positive and Practical Guide

    By Carol Parkes, Rowan Bayne

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse: Theory, Methods, Action book cover

    Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Realising Participation: Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care book cover

    Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Organisation Development in Health Care: Strategic Issues in Health Care Management book cover

    Organisation Development in Health Care

    Strategic Issues in Health Care Management

    By Huw T.O. Davies, Mo Malek

    Edited by Rosemary K. Rushmer

    This title was first published in 2002: Health systems across the globe face similar problems: controlling costs while maintaining or improving health care quality and access. Notwithstanding the unprecedented health system reforms of the past decades, many outstanding problems remain in these…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision: The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment book cover

    Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment

    By Doris Schroeder

    This title was first published in 2000:  Over the past decade the welfare state has come under sustained attack not only from quarters which never approved of its policies, but also from political theorists who used to support it. With the collapse of communism, the policy of comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Logistics' Contributions to Better Health in Developing Countries (2003): Programmes that Deliver book cover

    Revival: Logistics' Contributions to Better Health in Developing Countries (2003)

    Programmes that Deliver

    By Carolyn Hart

    Edited by Pat Shawkey

    This title was first published in 2003. Logistics are the set of activities that move products through the supply chain to the ultimate customer, these are of vital importance to the success of health programmes in the developing world. This volume comprises the best practices learned and promoted…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003) book cover

    Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003)

    By George F. Tomossy, David N. Weisstub

    This title was first published in 2003: As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of research involving human participants are being called into question as never before. Human Experimentation and Research explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Institutional Responses to Drug Demand in Central Europe book cover

    Institutional Responses to Drug Demand in Central Europe

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Nurse: A Hermeneutic Study of the Experiences of Student Nurses on a Project 2000 Course book cover

    Becoming a Nurse

    A Hermeneutic Study of the Experiences of Student Nurses on a Project 2000 Course

    By Theresa Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2002: Presenting revealing insights into the structure and functioning of the Project 2000 courses, this book examines the original, creative and evolutionary research processes which led to the identification of student nurses’ unique and common experiences, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

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