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  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    By John A. Schofield

    Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in the context of urban and regional planning. The theory of CBA is developed with examples to illustrate the principles, it also deals with details of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Paying for Sex in a Digital Age

    US and UK Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Barbara G. Brents, Teela Sanders, Chris Wakefield

    Providing one of the first comprehensive, cross cultural examinations of the dynamic market for sexual services, this book presents an evidence-based look at the multiple factors related to purchasing patterns and demand among clients who have used the internet. The data is drawn from two large…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Insane Society: A Sociology of Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Peter Morrall

    This book critiques the connection between Western society and madness, scrutinizing if and how societal insanity affects the cause, construction, and consequence of madness. Looking beyond the affected individual to their social, political, economic, ecological, and cultural context, this book…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Later Life

    Exploring Aging through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Intergenerational Contact Zones

    Place-Based Tools and Tactics for Promoting Social Inclusion and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Kaplan, Leng Leng Thang, Jaco Hoffman, Mariano Sánchez

    In Intergenerational Contact Zones, Kaplan, Thang, Sánchez and Hoffman introduce novel ways of thinking, planning, and designing intergenerationally enriched environments. Filled with vivid examples of how ICZs breathe new life into communities and social practices, this important volume focuses on…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Paradoxes in Nurses’ Identity, Culture and Image

    The Shadow Side of Nursing, 1st Edition

    By Margaret McAllister, Donna Lee Brien

    This book examines some of the more disturbing representations of nurses in popular culture, to understand nursing’s complex identities, challenges and future directions. It critically analyses disquieting representations of nurses who don’t care, who kill, who inspire fear or who do not comply…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin A. Haegele, Samuel R. Hodge, Deborah R. Shapiro

    This handbook represents the first comprehensive and evidence-based review of theory, research, and practice in the field of adapted physical education (APE). Exploring philosophical and foundational aspects of APE, the book outlines the main conceptual frameworks informing research and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Hospice Care and Culture

    A Comparison of the Hospice Movement in the West and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Chikako Maruyama

    First published in 1999, Maruyama explores some significant difficulties and differences in bringing the western hospice philosophy to the Japanese medical culture. Whilst not giving any definite answers, this study determines what some of the critical questions that need to be considered into…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment, Health and Population Displacement

    Development and Change in Mozambique's Diarrhoeal Disease Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Andrew E. Collins

    First published in 1998, this book contributes to our understanding of emergent and resurgent infectious diseases and health ecology in developing areas through detailed spatial and temporal analysis of recent cholera and bacillary dysentery epidemics in Mozambique. The book examines the influence…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nurses Work

    An Analysis of the UK Nursing Labour Market, 1st Edition

    By James Buchan, Ian Seccombe, Gabrielle Smith

    First published in 1998, this volume emerged in the context of rapidly developing nursing and health care fields and features contributions on areas in the NHS and private nursing including nurses’ pay and education, the gender balance in the nursing labour market, working patterns, employment…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproductive Health and Infectious Disease in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barlow, Joseph W. Brown

    First published in 1998, this book covers a variety of health issues in the contemporary Middle east. Its thirteen chapters, contributed by a total of 23 authors and co-authors, reflect several different disciplines relevant for health studies, including epidemiology, economics and anthropology. In…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nursing Power and Social Judgement

    An Interpretive Ethnography of a Hospital Ward, 1st Edition

    By Martin Johnson

    First published in 1997, this work makes a substantial reexamination of the social processes behind the labelling of patients in hospital care. Taking an interpretive perspective, the author analyzes the social construction of patient labels identifying strategies for and the consequences of giving…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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