Paperbacks Direct: Health and Social Care

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City book cover

    Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Strategic Management in Public Organizations: European Practices and Perspectives book cover

    Strategic Management in Public Organizations

    European Practices and Perspectives

    Edited by Paul Joyce, Anne Drumaux

    Strategic Management in Public Organizations: European Practices and Perspectives offers the first wide-ranging survey and assessment of strategic management practices at various levels of government and public service in European countries. It shows that strategic management is much more than a…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • European Drug Policies: The Ways of Reform book cover

    European Drug Policies

    The Ways of Reform

    Edited by Renaud Colson, Henri Bergeron

    The drug control regime established by the international community has not succeeded in curbing either the demand for, or the offer of, narcotics. But, despite a series of developments in the Americas – including the legalisation of cannabis in Uruguay and in several states in the United States of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy book cover

    Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

    By Diana Bullen Presciutti

    The social problem of infant abandonment captured the public’s imagination in Italy during the fifteenth century, a critical period of innovation and development in charitable discourses. As charity toward foundlings became a political priority, the patrons and supporters of foundling hospitals…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Paradoxes in Social Work Practice: Mitigating Ethical Trespass book cover

    Paradoxes in Social Work Practice

    Mitigating Ethical Trespass

    By Merlinda Weinberg

    In the helping professions, codes of ethics and decision-making models have been the primary vehicles for determining what constitutes ethical practice. These strategies are insufficient since they assume that shared meanings exist and that the contradictory universal principles of codes can be…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America: State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program book cover

    Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America

    State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program

    By Matthew B. Flynn

    Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). How and why Brazil succeeded in overcoming powerful political and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Gay Science: Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV book cover

    The Gay Science

    Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV

    By Kane Race

    Since the onset of the HIV epidemic, the behaviour of men who have sex with men has been subject to intense scrutiny on the part of the behavioural and sociomedical sciences. What happens when we consider the work of these sciences to be not merely descriptive, but also constitutive of the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-10 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

    Edited by Lenore Manderson, Elizabeth Cartwright, Anita Hardon

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology provides a contemporary overview of the key themes in medical anthropology. In this exciting departure from conventional handbooks, compendia and encyclopedias, the three editors have written the core chapters of the volume, and in so doing, invite the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Anthropology Handbooks

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