• Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life: A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate book cover

    Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life

    A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate

    By Simon Foley

    One of the perennial political/philosophical questions concerns whether it is ever justifiable for a third party to paternalistically restrict an adult’s freedom to ensure their own, or society’s, best interests are protected. Wherever one stands on this debate it remains the case that, unlike…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • The Aesthetic Experience of Dying: The Dance to Death book cover

    The Aesthetic Experience of Dying

    The Dance to Death

    By Veronica M. F. Adamson

    Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author’s partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane’s own research in the area, The Aesthetic Experience of Dying looks…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Aging: Towards inclusive interventions book cover

    Healthy Aging

    Towards inclusive interventions

    By Christine Stephens, Mary Breheny

    What does it mean to age well? This important new book redefines what ‘successful’ aging means, challenging the idea that physical health is the only criteria to gauge the aging process, and that an aging population is necessarily a burden upon society. Using Sen’s capabilities approach as a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Sport and Alcohol: An ethical perspective book cover

    Sport and Alcohol

    An ethical perspective

    By Carwyn Jones

    Sport and alcohol have become inextricably linked. Alcohol companies provide funding, fans consume alcohol when watching, and players celebrate, bond and relax with alcohol. This critical analysis of the relationship between consumption of alcohol and participation in sport argues that sport has…

    Paperback – 2017-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency: A Critical Framework for Practice book cover

    Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agency

    A Critical Framework for Practice

    By Lucy Maynard, Karen Stuart

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families (CYPF), yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Radical Sex Between Men: Assembling Desiring-Machines book cover

    Radical Sex Between Men

    Assembling Desiring-Machines

    Edited by Dave Holmes, Stuart J. Murray, Thomas Foth

    Bringing together theory and public health practice, this interdisciplinary collection analyses three forms of nonconventional or radical sexualities: bareback sex, BDSM practices, and public sex. Drawing together the latest empirical research from Brazil, Canada, Spain, and the USA, it mobilizes…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Sexualities in Society

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context book cover

    Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

    Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

    Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Communication

  • Global Health Experiential Education: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Global Health Experiential Education

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Akshaya Neil Arya, Jessica Evert

    This book presents best practices for ethical and safe international health elective experiences for trainees and the educational competencies and evaluation techniques that make them valuable. It includes commentaries, discussions and descriptions of new global health education guidelines, reviews…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy: Learning and Functioning with Diversity book cover

    The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy

    Learning and Functioning with Diversity, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Maxine Ficksman, Jane Utley Adelizzi

    Despite the wide array of services offered to students with learning disabilities, attention-deficit disorder, and a variety of comorbid conditions, large numbers of students are caught in the struggle of surviving school. Unfortunate school experiences may impact their sense of self and the degree…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Integrative Framing Analysis: Framing Health through Words and Visuals book cover

    Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence book cover

    Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities book cover

    Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

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