Nursing & Health: Health & Society

  • Religion, Law and Death: A Source Book for Care of the Dying book cover

    Religion, Law and Death

    A Source Book for Care of the Dying, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hutton, Ravi Mahajan, Allan Kellehear

    Although every person and family must be treated as unique in their social and ethno-religious context, few health and social care practitioners are able to know even the basic customs, values or preferences of all the major religions relevant to the care they provide. This practical guide…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety: Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare book cover

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare, 1st Edition

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Sex Work: Theory, Practice, Regulation book cover

    Sex Work

    Theory, Practice, Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Mary Laing

    Sex work research is a growing area of scholarship, which has, especially over the last ten years, diversified from its previous focus on female street-based sex workers to explore a diversity of paid sexual encounters in a multiplicity of spaces, performed and purchased by individuals of varied…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia book cover

    Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia

    1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Cambodia has long been identified as a human trafficking hotspot and, after sustained pressure from the US and other governments, in February 2008 the Cambodian government promulgated its Law on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation. This law equates sex work with human…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Palliative Care: Psychosocial perspectives book cover

    Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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

    This much expanded new edition explores the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food society. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting, eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. The new edition updates examples and statistics throughout…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book outlines the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early physical development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Parenting: How Eastern and Western Parenting Styles Affect Child Development book cover

    Intercultural Parenting

    How Eastern and Western Parenting Styles Affect Child Development, 1st Edition

    By Koong Hean Foo

    How do parenting styles differ globally? How do different, international, parenting practices impact on children’s development? Can we bring together and hybridise different international parenting styles? Intercultural Parenting explores the relationship between family, culture and parenting by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights: Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book interrogates the politics of sexual and reproductive rights from a transnational feminist perspective. Taking an intersectional and interdisciplinary approach, the book provides the reader with a nuanced and in depth understanding of the role that forces of globalization have played in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Contested Illness in Context: An Interdisciplinary Study in Disease Definition book cover

    Contested Illness in Context

    An Interdisciplinary Study in Disease Definition, 1st Edition

    By Harry Quinn Schone

    What makes a disease real? Why is it that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia are doubted when they say they are in pain, and cannot access the same benefits of patient-hood that others can? What defines the limits of our belief and, ultimately, compassion, when it comes to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators book cover

    The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and adjust to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

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