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  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    This groundbreaking book offers a synthesis of perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) ageing issues, as well as a critical analysis of both what is known about LGBT ageing and what is not yet known. There are significant gaps in knowledge in this area, as research has privileged…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life-Course

    Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches

    Edited by Sonali Shah, Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    Disability and violence are global human rights issues that cut across gender, race, geographical, religious, socio-economic status and cultural boundaries. They can be viewed as socially produced and culturally constructed, and can manifest at different or multiple, generational locations over a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-human theories

    Edited by Cecily Maller

    Set in the human-environment interaction space, this book applies new theoretical insights to health in urban environments. It stems from increasing interest in the creation of healthy settings and liveable cities, which aim to improve equity and sustainability in urban environments, but do so with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Routledge Handbook of Wellbeing

    Edited by Kathleen Galvin

    The Routledge Handbook of Wellbeing Research explores established conceptualisations of wellbeing, providing an overview of the key issues and drawing attention to current debates and critiques. Taken as a whole, this important work offers new clarification of the widely used notion of wellbeing,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Imprisonment of the Elderly and Death in Custody

    The Right to Review

    By Aleksandr Khechumyan

    Over the past few decades, there has been a sharp increase in the number of elderly prisoners, and, subsequently, a rise in the number of prisoners dying in custody. In this book, Khechumyan questions whether a respect for human dignity would justify releasing older and seriously ill prisoners. He…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Normalcy and the Everyday

    Edited by Gareth M. Thomas, Dikaios Sakellariou

    What does the everyday reality of being disabled mean for those involved? Living with disability often conjures up discourses of endurance and suffering but what is sometimes overlooked is how people live with disability rather than despite it. Bringing together a range of qualitative methodologies…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Social Determinants of Male Health

    By John MacDonald

    This book deals with the often overlooked social determinants of male health. Adopting a life course perspective, MacDonald looks at the health of young boys, the health of fathers and men in families of different kinds, men after retirement, and employment and its impact on the health of men. The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Emotional Needs of Young Children

    Understanding emotional development in the early years

    By Patricia Johnson

    This book focuses on the emotional needs, the experiences and development of children from conception to five. It explores children’s right to feel loved and develop secure attachments in relation to neuro-scientific research, attachment and health and wellbeing and examines the responsibilities of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Stress at Work

    A Sociological Perspective

    By Chris Peterson

    This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Women and Health

    The Politics of Sex in Medicine

    By Elizabeth Fee

    In the face of the long domination of medical care by men, Women and Health explores from a variety of perspectives the twin issues of women in health care, and the health care of women. Specific sections address the women's health movement, birth control and childbirth, women in the health labor…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

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