Nursing & Health: Health & Society

  • Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement

    A Guide to Theory and Practice

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context. Its three parts explore classical sociology, developments in sociological thought, and the ways that sociological insights can be useful across a broad spectrum of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • The New Psychology of Health

    Unlocking the Social Cure

    By Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle, Alex Haslam

    This ground-breaking book presents a new approach to the psychology of health which suggests social ties are just as important for your health as physical factors such as diet and exercise. Pioneered by the authors over the last decade, this points to the capacity for group life —and the social…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare

    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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Essential Guide to Doing a Health and Social Care Literature Review

    By Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor

    This step-by-step guide takes the reader logically through the process of undertaking a literature review, from determining when this methodology might be useful, through to publishing the findings. It is designed particularly for students undertaking a dissertation using literature review…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Psychosomatic Illness in Contemporary Culture

    Edited by Carol-Ann Farkas

    Pain. Chronic digestive symptoms. Poor sleep. Neuropathy. Sensory disturbances. Fatigue. Panic. Constant illness and discomfort. Frequent difficulty coping with work, school, relationships. Despite the common experience of being told that it’s all in their heads, that they’re making themselves…

    Hardback – 2017-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    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 – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Madness

    Ideas About Insanity

    By Peter Morrall

    This book is an introduction to the uncertainties and incongruities about madness. It is aimed at all of those who are curious about this subject whether out of general inquisitiveness or because it is part of a formal course of study. Using case-studies of real people in order to explain,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    Challenges, Vulnerabilities, and Strengths

    Edited by Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett, Lesia M. Ruglass

    Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan examines women’s mental health from a developmental perspective, looking at key stressors and strengths from adolescence to old age. Chapters focus in detail on specific stressors and challenges that can impact women’s mental health, such as trauma,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge
    Clinical Topics in Psychology and Psychiatry

  • Exploring Medical Anthropology

    4th Edition

    By Donald Joralemon

    This book provides a concise and engaging introduction to medical anthropology. It presents competing theoretical perspectives in a balanced fashion, highlighting points of conflict and convergence. Concrete examples and the author’s personal research experiences are utilized to explain some of the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Pioneers in Public Health

    Lessons from history

    Edited by Jill Stewart

    The public health movement provided impetus and numerous individuals who made the case for change and put new practices into place. However despite a growing interest in how we understand history to inform current evidence based practice, there is no one book that focuses on our progressive…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Bie Nio Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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