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  • Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a school resource officer (SRO) program is a controversial response…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that CTE poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most well-established sports. But…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bleakley Alan

    The medical humanities have moved into an exciting era of interdisciplinary cross-currents, exchanges and debates that embrace the academic study of medical culture, competing notions of health and illness, public engagement with medicine, contemporary arts taking medical themes as a stimulus for…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction

    Just Habits, 1st Edition

    By Kate Seear

    Lawyers play a vital and largely underappreciated role in constituting legal certainties about substances and ‘addiction’, including links between alcohol and other drugs, and phenomena such as family violence. Such practices exacerbate, sustain and stabilise ‘addicted’ realities, with a range of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Dylan B. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health presents state-of-the-art research and theorizing on the intersections between health, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system. Organized into three parts—Theoretical and Empirical Foundations; Behavioral, Mental, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • United States Foreign Economic Policy-making

    An Analysis of the Use of Food Resources 1972-1980, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth A. Gold

    This book develops an analytical framework for understanding United States foreign agricultural policy through a "state interest" approach, and describes and analyses seven cases of food policy decisions through this perspective which shows that decision makers sought on most occasions to utilise…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Hunger and Food Assistance Policy in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Regina Galer-Unti

    Originally published in 1995. This study collects and analyses the results of hunger studies carried out in the United States during the 1980s, whether national, state or local. It also reviews the history and development of food assistance programs and policy. This is an unusual and fascinating…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part One: Microperspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1990. Produced by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this is the first of a multi-part project dealing with the long-term and ongoing food crisis in Africa primarily at the level of local production-the microperspective. It offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part Two: Contending with Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1991. Commissioned by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this the second part of a project examining the causes of food system failure in Africa and the effects of attempts to remedy the situation. It evaluates the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    By Joe Piggin

    Defining ‘politics’ as contests over ideas, values and visions about what a physically active society could be, this book uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Smart Healthcare Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adwitiya Sinha, Megha Rathi

    About the Book The book provides details of applying intelligent mining techniques for extracting & pre-processing medical data from various sources, for application-based healthcare research. Moreover, different datasets are used, thereby exploring real-world case studies related to medical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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