Nursing & Health: Health & Society

  • The End of Physiotherapy: Critical Physiotherapy for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The End of Physiotherapy

    Critical Physiotherapy for the Twenty-First Century

    By David A. Nicholls

    Physiotherapy is arriving at a critical point in its history. Since World War I, physiotherapy has been the largest allied health profession and the established provider of orthodox physical rehabilitation. However, ageing populations of increasingly chronically ill people, a growing scepticism…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • To Heal Humankind: The Right to Health in History book cover

    To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History

    By Adam Gaffney

    The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and—perhaps most importantly—it…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Bodies and Suffering: Emotions and Relations of Care book cover

    Bodies and Suffering

    Emotions and Relations of Care

    By Ana Dragojlovic, Alex Broom

    This book is a critical response to a range of problems – some theoretical, others empirical - that shape questions surrounding the lived experience of suffering. The book explores how moral and ethical questions of personal suffering are experienced, contested, negotiated and institutionalised.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Decentring Health Policy: Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance book cover

    Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People book cover

    Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People

    Edited by Catherine Barrett, Sharron Hinchliff

    As life expectancy rises, sexual activity is increasingly acknowledged as an important dimension of older people’s quality of life. Starting with the premise that people of any age have the right to live free of stigma and discrimination, including over their sexual orientation, gender identity and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories book cover

    Different Childhoods

    Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

    Edited by Lindsay O'Dell, Charlotte Brownlow, Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist

    Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. This edited collection frames a critical exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine book cover

    Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine

    Edited by Lisa Meloncon, J. Blake Scott

    This volume charts new methodological territories for rhetorical studies and the emerging field of the rhetoric of health and medicine. In offering an expanded, behind-the-scenes view of rhetorical methodologies, it advances the larger goal of differentiating the rhetoric of health and medicine as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody book cover

    Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody

    By Darrell L. Ross, Gary M. Vilke

    As unrest over officer-involved shootings and deaths in custody takes center stage in conversations about policing and the criminal justice system, Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody addresses critical investigation components from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Moralising Poverty: The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze book cover

    Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze

    By Serena Romano

    Do we judge the poor? Do we fear them? Do we have a moral obligation to help those in need? The moral and social grounds of solidarity and deservedness in relation to aid for poor people are rarely steady. This is particularly true under contemporary austerity reforms, where current debates…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine: The State of the Art book cover

    Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine

    The State of the Art

    By Alan Bleakley

    While medical language is soaked in metaphor, and thinking with metaphor is central to diagnostic work, medicine – that is, medical culture, clinical practice and medical education – outwardly rejects metaphor for objective, literal scientific language. This thought-provoking book argues that this…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Agile Actors on Complex Terrains: Transformative Realism and Public Policy book cover

    Agile Actors on Complex Terrains

    Transformative Realism and Public Policy

    By Graham Room

    This book assesses the value and relevance of the literature on complex systems to policy-making, contributing to both social theory and policy analysis. For this purpose it develops two key ideas: agile action and transformative realism. The book takes some major themes from complexity science,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Food: Toward an Inclusive Framework book cover

    Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Food

    Toward an Inclusive Framework

    Edited by Anne C. Bellows, Flavio L.S. Valente, Stefanie Lemke, María Daniela Núñez Burbano de Lara

    This book introduces the human right to adequate food and nutrition as evolving concept and identifies two structural "disconnects" fueling food insecurity for a billion people, and disproportionally affecting women, children, and rural food producers: the separation of women’s rights from their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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