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  • Life After Encephalitis

    A Narrative Approach

    By Ava Easton

    Encephalitis is a devastating condition whose impact upon people should not be underestimated. It robs people of abilities most of us take for granted, it leaves people without their loved ones, and even in those families where the person affected survives the person they once knew can be…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    By Susan S Rose, Eleanor F Branch

    Enhance your rehabilitation program with this authoritative volume. Experts from the Department of Physical Therapy of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, explore the most current developments in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Reading this highly practical volume will…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Ethics and Sport

  • Suicide in Twentieth Century Japan

    By Francesca Di Marco

    Japan’s suicide phenomenon has fascinated both the media and academics, although many questions and paradoxes embedded in the debate on suicide have remained unaddressed in the existing literature, including the assumption that Japan is a "Suicide Nation". This tendency causes common misconceptions…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities

    By Janice McLaughlin, Edmund Coleman-Fountain, Emma Clavering

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief

    Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Edited by Darcy L. Harris, Tashel C. Bordere

    The Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief is a scholarly work of social criticism, richly grounded in personal experience, evocative case studies, and current multicultural and sociocultural theories and research. It is also consistently practical and reflective, challenging readers to think…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Health and Social Development

    Interpretive and Ethnographic Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Bell, Peter Aggleton

    New approaches are needed to monitor and evaluate health and social development. Existing strategies tend to require expensive, time-consuming analytical procedures. The growing emphasis on results-based programming has resulted in evaluation being conducted in order to demonstrate accountability…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 

  • When Professionals Weep

    Emotional and Countertransference Responses in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Renee S. Katz, Therese G. Johnson

    When Professionals Weep speaks to the humbling and often transformational moments that clinicians experience in their careers as caregivers and healers—moments when it is often hard to separate the influence of our own emotional responses and worldviews from the patient’s or family’s. When…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Empowerment

    A Critique

    By Kenneth McLaughlin

    ‘Empowerment’ is a term in widespread use today and one that is often considered to be a self-evident good. Here, McLaughlin explores its emergence in the 1960s through to its rise in the 1990s and ubiquity in present day discourse and interrogates its social status, paying particular attention to…

    Hardback – 2016-02-02 
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy

    By Patrick Lemaire

    Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy is the  English Language edition of ‘Vieillissement cognitif et variations stratégiques’, oriiginally published in French . Lemaire is a well-respected professor and  text-book author of Cognitive Psychology in France and his English…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 
    Psychology Press

  • HIV Treatment Adherence

    Challenges for Social Services

    Edited by Lana Sue Ka'opna, Nathan L. Linsk

    Learn the latest social service interventions to promote HIV medication adherenceHighly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) can significantly improve the health outcomes of people living with HIV. Still, benefits rely on the steady adherence to the medication regimen as prescribed. Social Work…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

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