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  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Body Problems

    Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    This much expanded new edition explores the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food society. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting, eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. The new edition updates examples and statistics throughout…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book outlines the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early physical development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Time, Temporality and Motherhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Colls, Abi McNiven

    This edited collection provides a distinctive contribution to motherhood studies by addressing how becoming a mother is influenced not just by place and space but also by time and temporality. It explores the complexity and multiple temporalities that surround mothering, such as dreaming about…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and adjust to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Alex Broom, Jeremy Moss

    This volume engages with questions of justice and equality, and how these can be achieved in modern society. It explores how theory and research can inform policy and practice to bring about real change in people’s lives, helping readers understand and interrogate patterns and causes of inequality,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policy makers the world over, but particularly so in the context of developing countries, where it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Human Enhancement Drugs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katinka Van de Ven, Kyle J. D Mulrooney, Jim McVeigh

    In the past few decades a focus on nutrition and exercise and a healthy lifestyle more generally has become increasingly apparent. Superfoods, supplements and diets along with (new) fitness regimes, such as CrossFit and Bikram Yoga, are just a few examples of the latest products and practices…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Collaborative Practice in Palliative Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dave Roberts, Laura Green

    Collaborative Practice for Palliative Care explores how different professions work collaboratively across professional, institutional, social and cultural boundaries to enhance palliative care. Analysing palliative care as an interaction between different professionals, clients and carers and the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    CAIPE Collaborative Practice Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Davidson

    More than 650 million people worldwide are estimated to meet diagnostic criteria for common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, and almost three quarters of this burden is in low and middle-income countries. But, despite its widespread neglect, there is now an emerging international…

    Hardback – 2019-05-12 
    Routledge

  • The Museum as a Space of Social Care

    1st Edition

    By Nuala Morse

    This book explores the realities and potentialities of museums as spaces and agents of social care. Bringing together a range of interdisciplinary perspectives, including professional insights, this book explores the social function of the museum. It provides a theoretical overview of how the ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

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