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  • Bodies and Lives in Ancient America

    Health Before Columbus

    By Debra L. Martin, Anna J. Osterholtz

    Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Children’s Nursing

    A Theory for Children and their Childhoods

    By Duncan Randall

    Pragmatic Children’s Nursing is the first attempt to create a paediatric nursing theory which argues for the importance of giving children living with illness access to a childhood which is, as far as possible, equal to that of their peers. Set in the historical context of the development of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing

  • The Dark Side of Emotional Labour

    By Jenna Ward, Robert McMurray

    The Dark Side of Emotional Labour explores the work that the rest of society would rather not think about, the often unseen work that is emotionally disturbing, exhausting, upsetting, and stigmatising. This is work that is simultaneously undesirable and rewarding, work whose tasks are eschewed and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Defective Housing and the Growth of Children

    By J. Lawson Dick

    After World War I, housing was one of many pressing issues facing the country with multiple families often crowded in together in inadequate housing. This had a dramatic impact on health with increasing problems such as tuberculosis and malnutrition. Originally published in 1919, this study aimed…

    Hardback – 2015-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives

    Beyond Trauma

    By Nicole Moulding

    Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives: Beyond Trauma offers new insights into the social dimensions of emotional distress in abuse-related mental health problems, and explores the many interconnections between gendered violence, different forms of abuse and poor mental health…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance

    Edited by David Bolt, Claire Penketh

    Disability is a widespread phenomenon, indeed a potentially universal one as life expectancies rise. Within the academic world, it has relevance for all disciplines yet is often dismissed as a niche market or someone else’s domain. This collection explores how academic avoidance of disability…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Childhood Sexuality and AIDS Education

    The Price of Innocence

    By Deevia Bhana

    Primary schoolchildren are frequently shielded from education on sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases in an effort to protect their innocence. In countries like South Africa, where AIDS is particularly widespread, it is especially important to address prevention with younger boys and girls…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Understanding Loss

    A Guide for Caring for Those Facing Adversity

    By Judith Murray

    Loss and consequent grief permeates nearly every life changing event, from death to health concerns to dislocation to relationship breakdown to betrayal to natural disaster to faith issues. Yet, while we know about particular events of loss independently, we know very little about a psychology of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge

  • The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Aging

    Current Insights and Future Challenges

    Edited by Vincent Horn, Cornelia Schweppe

    This book focuses on the diverse interrelationships between aging and transnationalism. It argues that the lives of older people are increasingly entangled in transnational contexts on the social as well as the cultural, economic and political levels. Within these contexts, older people both…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

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