• Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and intervention book cover

    Adolescent Mental Health

    Prevention and intervention, 2nd Edition

    By Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen

    Adolescence is a period characterized by both increased susceptibility to risks and new-found strength to withstand them. Whilst most young people are well equipped to manage the changes that are associated with growing up, other maladjusted and marginalized adolescents, have already, or are at…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness book cover

    Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

    Edited by Winston J. Craig

    A discussion is due regarding current attitudes and trends in society on vegetarian diets and how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and various health professional organizations consider plant-based diets. A surge of interest in the sustainability of various diets demands a close look at the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20 
    CRC Press

  • Fat book cover

    Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health: The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives book cover

    Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Fusco Caroline

    Are children playing less than they used to? Is this contributing to rising obesity rates? Based on ethnographic research, this critical study argues that the growing health concerns around childhood play are a paradox: by advocating, promoting and re-directing children’s play, a new form of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • A Visual History of HIV/AIDS: Exploring The Face of AIDS film archive book cover

    A Visual History of HIV/AIDS

    Exploring The Face of AIDS film archive

    Edited by Elisabet Björklund, Mariah Larsson

    The Face of AIDS film archive at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, consists of more than 700 hours of unedited and edited footage, shot over a period of nearly thirty years and all over the world by filmmaker and journalist Staffan Hildebrand. The material documents the HIV/AIDS epidemic and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations: A Critical Theoretical Perspective book cover

    Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations

    A Critical Theoretical Perspective

    By Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

    Culturally safe healthcare is rapidly challenging previous notions of cultural competency or cultural sensitivity in healthcare provision. The increasing number of vulnerable populations means healthcare must be given by a healthcare provider who has developed a social consciousness in relation to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Meaning-making Methods for Coping with Serious Illness book cover

    Meaning-making Methods for Coping with Serious Illness

    By Fereshteh Ahmadi, Nader Ahmadi

    This book provides an alternative, complementary approach to the existing conventional approaches to religious and spiritually oriented coping. By focusing on the role of culture, the authors take into account the methods employed by a vast number of people who do not directly identify themselves…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances: Issues, Influences and Impacts book cover

    Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance, and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts, and body conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image-enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Life at Home for People with a Dementia book cover

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia

    By Ruth Bartlett, Tula Brannelly

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live in their own home.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Urban Environments: More-than-Human Theories book cover

    Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories

    Edited by Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human-environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Global Health Governance and Commercialisation in India: Emerging contradictions and paradoxical solutions book cover

    Global Health Governance and Commercialisation in India

    Emerging contradictions and paradoxical solutions

    Edited by Anuj Kapilashrami, Rama V Baru

    Symbols of globalisation abound in daily life in India. Notwithstanding the global diffusion of technologies and advancement of the informational age, significant disparities in health remain and are widening in India. A defining aspect of globalisation, as relevant to health, lies in the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Depression in Kerala: Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India book cover

    Depression in Kerala

    Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India

    By Claudia Lang

    This book examines depression as a widely diagnosed and treated common mental disorder in India and offers a significant ethnographic study of the application of a traditional Indian medical system (Ayurveda) to the very modern problem of depression. Based on over a year of fieldwork, it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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