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  • Criminal Justice and Public Health book cover

    Criminal Justice and Public Health

    Edited by Hayden Smith

    The criminal justice system now serves as the chief provider of health care services to a significant portion of society. This includes the provision of physical and mental health care for offender populations who require substantial health care resources. To date, little is known or understood…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices book cover

    Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Alcohol and Public Policy book cover

    Alcohol and Public Policy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Women's Health in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Women's Health in Africa

    Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, Eleanor Krassen Covan, Elizabeth Fugate-Whitlock

    This edited book includes new policy-relevant research on women’s health issues in Africa. Scholars explore critical topics from different disciplinary traditions using a variety of research methodologies and data sources. The contributors include African scholars with in-depth knowledge of their…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies book cover

    Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Bodies Across Borders: The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals book cover

    Bodies Across Borders

    The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals

    By Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Isabel Dyck

    Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption. This emerging market is…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Agile Actors on Complex Terrains: Transformative Realism and Public Policy book cover

    Agile Actors on Complex Terrains

    Transformative Realism and Public Policy

    By Graham Room

    This book assesses the value and relevance of the literature on complex systems to policy-making, contributing to both social theory and policy analysis. For this purpose it develops two key ideas: agile action and transformative realism. The book takes some major themes from complexity science,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Food: Toward an Inclusive Framework book cover

    Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Food

    Toward an Inclusive Framework

    Edited by Anne C. Bellows, Flavio L.S. Valente, Stefanie Lemke, María Daniela Núñez Burbano de Lara

    This book introduces the human right to adequate food and nutrition as evolving concept and identifies two structural "disconnects" fueling food insecurity for a billion people, and disproportionally affecting women, children, and rural food producers: the separation of women’s rights from their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender Justice and Development: Vulnerability and Empowerment: Volume II book cover

    Gender Justice and Development: Vulnerability and Empowerment

    Volume II

    Edited by Eric Palmer

    Vulnerability and empowerment are central concepts of contemporary development theory and ethics. Vulnerability associated with human interdependence is a wellspring of values in care ethics, while vulnerability arising from social problems demands remedy, of which empowerment is frequently the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-16 
    Routledge

  • The Therapeutic Relationship: Innovative Investigations book cover

    The Therapeutic Relationship

    Innovative Investigations

    Edited by Hadas Wiseman, Orya Tishby

    The therapeutic relationship has been recognized by psychotherapy researchers and clinicians alike as playing a central role in the process and outcome of psychotherapy. This book presents innovative investigations of the therapeutic relationship focusing on various relationship mechanisms as they…

    Paperback – 2017-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Supervision in Social Work: Contemporary Issues book cover

    Supervision in Social Work

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Liz Beddoe, Jane Maidment

    Supervision is currently a "hot topic" in social work. The editors of this volume, both social work educators and researchers, believe that good supervision is fundamental to the development and maintenance of effective practice in social work. Supervision is seen as a key vehicle for continuing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care: Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society book cover

    The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care

    Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society

    Edited by Ford H. Kuramoto, Francis K.O. Yuen

    This book provides a scholarly discussion of arguably the most important advance in U.S. public health services since Medicare 50 years ago - how the Federal program known as the Patient Care and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) or "Obamacare" became law. It addresses ACA in terms of its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

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