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  • Health, Food and Social Inequality: Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food book cover

    Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Alcohol and the Adult Brain book cover

    Alcohol and the Adult Brain

    Edited by Jenny Svanberg, Adrienne Withall, Brian Draper, Stephen Bowden

    The research literature on the impact of alcohol on the brain has seen a rapid expansion in recent years. Alcohol and the Adult Brain presents an up-to-date overview of some of the issues relevant to understanding and working with people with cognitive impairment as a result of chronic alcohol use.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Neuropsychology

  • Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia: Collaborations and Collisions book cover

    Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia

    Collaborations and Collisions

    Edited by Ivette M. Vargas-O'Bryan, Zhou Xun

    Recent academic and medical initiatives have highlighted the benefits of studying culturally embedded healing traditions that incorporate religious and philosophical viewpoints to better understand local and global healing phenomena. Capitalising on this trend, the present volume looks at the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Drugs in Sport book cover

    Drugs in Sport

    6th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drug use and abuse is perhaps the biggest challenge facing sport today. However, in the eye of the storm of public and press opinion and with medals and morals at stake, it can be difficult to gain a clear perspective on this complex issue. Now available in a fully updated and revised sixth edition…

    Paperback – 2014-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Impact of New Health Imperatives on Educational Policy and Schooling book cover

    The Impact of New Health Imperatives on Educational Policy and Schooling

    Edited by Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood

    Currently a great deal of public discourse around health is on the assumed relationship between childhood inactivity, young people’s diets, and a putative steep rise in obesity. Children and young people are increasingly being identified as a population at ‘risk’ in relation to these health…

    Hardback – 2014-10-01
    Routledge
    Woodhead Fibre Series

  • The Politics of Narcotic Drugs: A Survey book cover

    The Politics of Narcotic Drugs

    A Survey

    Edited by Julia Buxton

    THE POLITICS OF NARCOTIC DRUGS: A Survey aims to explore the complexities of the drugs trade, and the political challenges and opportunities that exist for more effective approaches to the issues involved. The various sections of this volume provide the reader with an insight into the numerous…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Framing Global Health Governance book cover

    Framing Global Health Governance

    Edited by Colin McInnes, Kelley Lee

    This edited collection looks at how globalisation is influencing patterns of health and disease worldwide, in particular how decisions on health are made and organised. Despite some successes in developing better global governance for health, overall progress has been disappointingly slow given the…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge

  • Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS book cover

    Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS

    Edited by Miguel Munoz-Laboy, Jonathan Garcia, Joyce Moon-Howard, Patrick A. Wilson, Richard Parker

    Drawing on a wide range of methodologies, this book documents a diverse portfolio of religious responses to HIV and AIDS at the local and global levels in sites from sub-Saharan Africa to New York City. The volume goes beyond the psychology of religion, which is often based on how religion is used…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Obesity Discourse and Fat Politics: Research, Critique and Interventions book cover

    Obesity Discourse and Fat Politics

    Research, Critique and Interventions

    Edited by Lee Monaghan, Rachel Colls, Bethan Evans

    There is considerable rhetoric and concern about weight and obesity across an increasing range of national contexts. Alarmist claims about an ‘obesity time-bomb’ are continually recycled in policy reports, reviews and white papers, each of which begin with the assumption that fatness is…

    Hardback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge

  • Drugs and Crime book cover

    Drugs and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding…

    Paperback – 2014-03-26
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Classifier Constructions in Sign Languages book cover

    Perspectives on Classifier Constructions in Sign Languages

    Edited by Karen Emmorey

    Classifier constructions are universal to sign languages and exhibit unique properties that arise from the nature of the visual-gestural modality. The major goals are to bring to light critical issues related to the study of classifier constructions and to present state-of-the-art linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2013-10-23
    Psychology Press

  • Broadening the Base of Addiction Mutual Support Groups: Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends book cover

    Broadening the Base of Addiction Mutual Support Groups

    Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, William L. White, John F. Kelly

    Mutual-help groups have proliferated, diversified and adapted to emerging substance-related trends over the past 75 years, and have been the focus of rigorous research for the past 30 years. This book reviews the history of mutual support groups for addiction that have arisen as adjuncts or…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge

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