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  • Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse book cover

    Innocence Destroyed

    A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

    By Jean Renvoize

    How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, Jean Renvoize uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 
    Psychology Revivals

  • Management Innovations for Healthcare Organizations: Adopt, Abandon or Adapt? book cover

    Management Innovations for Healthcare Organizations

    Adopt, Abandon or Adapt?

    Edited by Anders Örtenblad, Carina Abrahamson Löfström, Rod Sheaff

    Innovations in management are becoming more numerous and diverse, and are appearing in organizations providing many different kinds of products and services. The purpose of this book is to examine whether some widely-promoted examples of these management innovations – ranging from techniques such…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Analysing Health Care Organizations: A Personal Anthology book cover

    Analysing Health Care Organizations

    A Personal Anthology

    By Ewan Ferlie

    Analysing Health Care Organizations seeks to link the world of health policy and management with the academic field of organization studies in a novel and additive way. It outlines the main developments in UK health care management apparent over the last thirty years and explores how they…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Body Work: Youth, Gender and Health book cover

    Body Work

    Youth, Gender and Health

    By Julia Coffey

    The rise of the health, beauty and fitness industries in recent years has led to an increased focus on the body. Body image, gender and health are issues of long-standing concern in sociology and in youth studies, but a theoretical and empirical focus on the body has been largely missing from this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-19 
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy: Cycles and Connections book cover

    ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy

    Cycles and Connections

    Edited by Rosie Harding, Ruth Fletcher, Chris Beasley

    Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction, seeks to explore the different dimensions of care that shape social, legal and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Social Justice

  • Branding and Designing Disability: Reconceptualising Disability Studies book cover

    Branding and Designing Disability

    Reconceptualising Disability Studies

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen Gilson

    Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-12 
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

  • Facilitating Self Care Practices in the Elderly book cover

    Facilitating Self Care Practices in the Elderly

    By Barbara J Horn

    This up-to-date book is a synthesis of current knowledge from published sources and expert consultants relating to three commonly occurring problems in home health care practice--self-administration of medications, family caregiving issues, and teaching the elderly. For each problem addressed,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • How to Choose?: A Comparison of the U.S. and Canadian Health Care Systems book cover

    How to Choose?

    A Comparison of the U.S. and Canadian Health Care Systems

    By Robert Chernomas, Ardeshir Sepehri

    Part I of this book explores the economists debate over the relative costs of the two health care systems. Part II explores the debate about access and quality of outcomes in the U.S. and Canadian systems. Part III of this book incorporates surveys and debate on the U.S. and Canadian health care…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Occupational Health and Safety: International Influences and the New Epidemics book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety

    International Influences and the New Epidemics

    By Chris Peterson, Claire Mayhew

    This text provides a theoretical and empirical approach to investigating the nature of emerging OSH (Occupational Health and Safety) epidemics across the industrialized world. The author of each chapter in this book deals with exposure to a particular OSH hazard and examines the epidemic nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Stress at Work: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Stress at Work

    A Sociological Perspective

    By Chris Peterson

    This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

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