• Ethical Issues in the New Genetics: Are Genes Us? book cover

    Ethical Issues in the New Genetics

    Are Genes Us?

    By Michael Parker

    Edited by Brenda Almond

    This title was first published in 2003.Developments in genetic science are opening up new possibilities for human beings; both the creation and the shaping of human life are now possible in the laboratory. As these techniques develop, questions are increasingly asked about how far…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interaction in Multidisciplinary Teams book cover

    Interaction in Multidisciplinary Teams

    By William Housley

    This title was first published in 2003. In this key volume, William Housley examines the concepts of multidisciplinarity and team practice in social care settings and considers how and why the two concepts have been brought together in recent years. Furthermore, he discusses the various theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Medical Law and Ethics book cover

    Medical Law and Ethics

    Edited by Sheila McLean

    This title was first published in 2002.The wide range of essays contained within this volume present contemporary thinking on the legal and ethical implications surrounding modern medical practice.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Decisions about People: The Organisational Contingencies of Illness book cover

    Making Decisions about People

    The Organisational Contingencies of Illness

    By Alex Dennis

    This title was first published in 2001. Engaging with both management science and interactionist sociology, this book employs a case study of stroke rehabilitation in hospitals to clarify a range of practical organizational concerns and conceptual issues related to decision making in complex…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition book cover

    Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

    By Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter

    Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners. For…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection book cover

    Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection

    Edited by Philip C. Calder, Anil D. Kulkarni

    This book focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. It reviews basic immunology and discusses changes in immune function throughout the lifecycle.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities: A Relational Approach book cover

    Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, people often talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Although important, a sole focus on such issues can undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Health and Political Engagement book cover

    Health and Political Engagement

    By Mikko Mattila, Lauri Rapeli, Hanna Wass, Peter Söderlund

    Social scientists have only recently begun to explore the link between health and political engagement. Understanding this relationship is vitally important from both a scholarly and a policy-making perspective. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of health and political…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine: Sociological Perspectives book cover

    Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine

    Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by Deborah Lupton

    Self-tracking practices are part of many health and medical domains. The introduction of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablet computers, apps, social media platforms, dedicated patient support sites and wireless devices for medical monitoring has contributed to the expansion of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks: Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing book cover

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Recrafting a Life: Coping with Chronic Illness and Pain book cover

    Recrafting a Life

    Coping with Chronic Illness and Pain

    By Charles Johnson, Denise Webster

    Chronic illness and pain are now, more than ever, seen asas major problems in the current health care system. Because they are unresponsive to both antibiotics and surgery, theyr are seen as elusive and mysterious. The National Medical Expenditure Survey estimates that over 80 million U.S.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge

  • Menstruation, Health And Illness book cover

    Menstruation, Health And Illness

    Edited by Diana L. Taylor, Nancy F. Woods

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

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