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  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine book cover

    Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom, Jane Frawley

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally, in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-16
    Routledge

  • Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action: Social Work as Informal Education book cover

    Family Centres and their International Role in Social Action

    Social Work as Informal Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Warren-Adamson

    This title was first published in 2001: Family centre practice is one of the success stories of the past twenty years. As well as contributing creative ideas to centre practice this important edited collection highlights the role of practitioners as developmental or informal educationalists.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Confronting Icarus: A Psycho-social Perspective on Haematological Malignancies book cover

    Confronting Icarus: A Psycho-social Perspective on Haematological Malignancies

    1st Edition

    By Pam McGrath

    This title was first publihsed in 2000:  Confronting Icarus, is the first book to bring together all of the original research that has been published to date on the psycho-social aspects of Haematological malignancies. This is a practical book to be used by health care practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Mediation in Ireland book cover

    Family Mediation in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Sinéad Conneely

    This title was first published in 2002: After outlining the origins and development of family mediation on a world-wide basis, this book assesses family mediation services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, within the context of the empirical and theoretical debates surrounding the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ceremonial Order of the Clinic: Parents, Doctors and Medical Bureaucracies book cover

    The Ceremonial Order of the Clinic

    Parents, Doctors and Medical Bureaucracies, 1st Edition

    By P.M. Strong, Robert Dingwall

    This title was first published in 2001. A classic ethnographic study of the interactions between paediatricians and parents of children thought to be neurologically handicapped. Strong used this work to systematize the often chaotic ideas of Erving Goffman, to explore the connections between micro…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mothers, Young People and Chronic Illness book cover

    Mothers, Young People and Chronic Illness

    1st Edition

    By Clare Williams

    This title was first published in 2003: Although young people are generally very healthy, it has become clear that many of the health behaviours of young people can have serious consequences later in life. This is particularly so with the management of chronic illness, where poor management can…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marriage Trafficking: Women in Forced Wedlock book cover

    Marriage Trafficking

    Women in Forced Wedlock, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Quek

    This book examines the traffic in women for marriage, a phenomenon that has been largely overlooked in international efforts to address the problem of human trafficking. In contrast to current international and state-based approaches to trafficking, which tend to focus on sex trafficking and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management book cover

    Mental Illness in the Workplace

    Psychological Disability Management, 1st Edition

    By Henry G. Harder, Shannon Wagner, Josh Rash

    The extent of mental illness concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention. Unless appropriately addressed, issues…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights: International Perspectives book cover

    Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Schools and Food Education in the 21st Century book cover

    Schools and Food Education in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Lexi Earl

    Schools and Food Education in the 21st Century examines how schools enact food policy, and through doing so, craft diverse foodscapes that create very different food experiences in schools. The school food policy discourse is made up of an amalgamation of discourses on obesity prevention, nutrition…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Medical Decision-Making book cover

    Ethics and Medical Decision-Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    This title was first published in 2001: Ethical thinking about medical decision-making has roots deep in history. This collection of contemporary essays by leading international scholars traces the development of modern bioethics and explores the theory and current issues surrounding this widely…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe: The Contribution of the Social Economy book cover

    Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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