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  • Disability Politics in a Global Economy

    Essays in Honour of Marta Russell

    Edited by Ravi Malhotra

    While the visibility of disability studies has increased in recent years, few have thoroughly examined the marginalization of people with disabilities through the lens of political economy. This was the great contribution of Marta Russell (1951-2013), an activist and prominent scholar in the United…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Population Health Intervention Research

    Geographical perspectives

    Edited by Daniel W. Harrington, Sara McLafferty, Susan J. Elliott

    Health geographers are well situated for undertaking population health intervention research (PHIR), and have an opportunity to be at the forefront of this emerging area of inquiry. However, in order to advance PHIR, the scientific community needs to be innovative with its methodologies, theories,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Ashgate's Geographies of Health Series

  • The Ethics of Care

    Moral Knowledge, Communication and the Art of Caregiving

    Edited by Alan Blum, Stuart J Murray

    Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

    By Davina Allen

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability

    Perspectives from historical, cultural, and educational studies

    Edited by David Bolt

    Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • The Policy Context of Midwifery and Maternity Services

    By Kuldip Bharj, Mari Phillips

    At a time of upheaval for the NHS, this text discusses the contemporary social context and policy drivers affecting childbirth and maternity services in the UK, making clear links to practice throughout. Complex health and social care demands, and particularly the policy commitment to choice for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture and the Body

    By Sarah Schrank, Didem Ekici

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture and the Body brings together cutting-edge scholarship examining the myriad ways that architects, urban planners, medical practitioners, and everyday people have applied modern ideas about health and the body to the spaces in which they live, work, and heal. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North

    Issues, Challenges and the Future

    Edited by Virginie Rozée, Sayeed Unisa

    Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North critically analyses the political and social frameworks of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), and its impact in different countries. In the context of a worldwide social pressure to conceive – particularly for women – this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Mentoring New Parents at Work

    A Practical Guide for Employees and Businesses

    By Nicki Seignot, David Clutterbuck

    Investing in your returning talent Becoming a parent is life-changing. Our experience as employers, practitioners, researchers and working parents tells us this is a critical time for offering support to new parents as they navigate the transition, plan for their return and re-engage with work and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Paralympic Games Explained

    Second Edition

    By Ian Brittain

    The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society. The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Socio-Economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia

    By Shirley Sun

    The second decade of the 21st century has witnessed a new surge in emphasis on personalized medicine based on analysis of an individual’s unique genetic make-up as a means to enable more precise diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. This book attempts to contribute to this growing body…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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