Nursing & Health: Health & Society

  • Police in Schools: An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers book cover

    Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a school resource officer (SRO) program is a controversial response…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport book cover

    The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that CTE poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most well-established sports. But…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Medical Humanities book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bleakley Alan

    The medical humanities have moved into an exciting era of interdisciplinary cross-currents, exchanges and debates that embrace the academic study of medical culture, competing notions of health and illness, public engagement with medicine, contemporary arts taking medical themes as a stimulus for…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Body Problems: Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society book cover

    Body Problems

    Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    Body Problems addresses the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food culture. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting and eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. He addresses a growing, fundamental dilemma that we have ample access to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction: Just Habits book cover

    Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction

    Just Habits, 1st Edition

    By Kate Seear

    Lawyers play a vital and largely underappreciated role in constituting legal certainties about substances and ‘addiction’, including links between alcohol and other drugs, and phenomena such as family violence. Such practices exacerbate, sustain and stabilise ‘addicted’ realities, with a range of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Dylan P. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health presents state-of-the-art research and theorizing on the intersections between health, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system. Organized into three parts—Theoretical and Empirical Foundations; Behavioral, Mental, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Physical Activity book cover

    The Politics of Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    By Joe Piggin

    Defining ‘politics’ as contests over ideas, values and visions about what a physically active society could be, this book uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Smart Healthcare Systems book cover

    Smart Healthcare Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adwitiya Sinha, Megha Rathi

    About the Book The book provides details of applying intelligent mining techniques for extracting & pre-processing medical data from various sources, for application-based healthcare research. Moreover, different datasets are used, thereby exploring real-world case studies related to medical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Students with Disabilities and the Transition to Work: A Capabilities Approach book cover

    Students with Disabilities and the Transition to Work

    A Capabilities Approach, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Mutanga

    This book sets out to understand how students with disabilities experience higher education and the transition to the workplace. It foregrounds the voices of students and graduates in order to explore identity, inclusion, participation and success of youth with disabilities in higher education, as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Reconsidering Dementia Narratives: Empathy, Identity and Care book cover

    Reconsidering Dementia Narratives

    Empathy, Identity and Care, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Bitenc

    Reconsidering Dementia Narratives explores the role of narrative in developing new ways of understanding, interacting with, and caring for people with dementia. It asks how the stories we tell about dementia – in fiction, life writing and film – both reflect and shape the way we think about this…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences: What Students and Health Professionals Need to Know book cover

    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    What Students and Health Professionals Need to Know, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Waite, Ruth Ann Ryan

    This guide provides healthcare students and professionals with a foundational background on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)-traumatic early life experiences, which can have a profound impact on health in later life. ACEs can include being a victim of abuse, neglect or exposure to risk in the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

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