Paperbacks Direct: Health and Social Care

  • Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance book cover

    Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Grasso, Judith Bessant

    Drawing on case studies from around the world, contributors to this ground-breaking book explore a major contemporary paradox: on the one hand, young people today are at the forefront of political campaigns promoting social rights and ethical ideas that challenge authoritarian orders and elite…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Social Organization of Disease: Emotions and Civic Action book cover

    The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action, 1st Edition

    By Jochen Kleres

    Empirically, this book is a case-study analysis of dissolution processes in German AIDS organizations. Indeed, why is it that civic organizers start out with a commitment to a cause but end up dissolving their organization? This question is exactly what Kleres seeks to tackle within The Social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Person-centred Primary Care: Searching for the Self book cover

    Person-centred Primary Care

    Searching for the Self, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    Primary care, grounded in the provision of continuous comprehensive person-centred care, is of paramount importance in the delivery of accessible and effective health care around the world. The central notion of person-centred care, however, relies on often-unexamined concepts of self, or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Social Policy: Social Welfare in a World on the Move book cover

    Transnational Social Policy

    Social Welfare in a World on the Move, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Transnational Social Policy highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalization of economies, labour markets, education, social services, and care. The contributions of this book provide unique case examples on the interplay of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Indian Constituent Assembly: Deliberations on Democracy book cover

    The Indian Constituent Assembly

    Deliberations on Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udit Bhatia

    The Indian Constituent Assembly laid the foundations of the largest democracy in the world. The debates between the members of the Assembly form the bedrock of the Indian Constitution. The chapters in this volume propose a range of methodological perspectives from which these critical debates…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries: Situation and Socialization book cover

    Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries

    Situation and Socialization, 1st Edition

    By Zsófia Ignácz

    Fairness of wage distribution – or the perception of such – is a phenomenon crucial for the stability of new democracies. While theories exist about how change of the political system trickles down to the attitudinal level, the systematic analysis of the effect of economic transition on public…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings: A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath book cover

    Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Nurmi

    Mass violence and terrorism are a salient phenomenon in the late modern society, showing no sign of decline. Proactive results from the long, ongoing debate of how to address these issues are therefore increasingly necessary – not just in the context of prevention, but also in the context of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking MSM, Trans* and other Categories in HIV Prevention book cover

    Rethinking MSM, Trans* and other Categories in HIV Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amaya G. Perez-Brumer, Richard Parker, Peter Aggleton

    As the HIV epidemic moves into its fourth decade, it is clear that the global response has failed to adequately address the needs of a wide range of vulnerable populations and groups. Chief among these are gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and transgender persons, who globally face…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies: Inclusion and Innovation book cover

    Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

    Inclusion and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Keady, Lars-Christer Hydén, Ann Johnson, Caroline Swarbrick

    Traditionally, the most preferred social research methods in dementia studies have been interviews, focus groups and non-participant observations. Most of these methods have been used for a long time by researchers in other social research fields, but their application to the field of dementia…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The 'Other' in Ourselves: Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts book cover

    The 'Other' in Ourselves

    Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate de Medeiros, Kelly Niles-Yokum, Judith L. Howe

    Increasingly, scholars from many disciplines have begun to incorporate various modalities from the humanities and arts – novels, films, artwork, and other forms of expression – to help connect students with the experience of aging in deeply meaningful and person-centered ways. This collection…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Blackness in Britain book cover

    Blackness in Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kehinde Andrews, Lisa Amanda Palmer

    Black Studies is a hugely important, and yet undervalued, academic field of enquiry that is marked by its disciplinary absence and omission from academic curricula in Britain. There is a long and rich history of research on Blackness and Black populations in Britain. However Blackness in Britain…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Childhood, Literature and Science: Fragile Subjects book cover

    Childhood, Literature and Science

    Fragile Subjects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jutta Ahlbeck, Päivi Lappalainen, Kati Launis, Kirsi Tuohela

    How do we understand, imagine and remember childhood? In what ways do cultural representations and scientific discourses meet in their ways of portraying children?Childhood, Literature and Science aims to answer these questions by tracing how images of childhood(s) and children in Western modernity…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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