Sociology of Health and Illness Products

  • Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    This book about ‘third party conception’ (gamete and embryo donation and surrogacy arrangements) will provide an original and timely contribution to work on assisted reproduction. Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Framing Age

    Contested Knowledge in Science and Politics

    Edited by Iris Loffeier, Benoît Majerus, Thibauld Moulaert

    Ageing populations have gradually become a major concern in many industrialised countries over the past fifty years, drawing the attention of both politics and science. The target of a raft of health and social policies, older people are often identified as a specific, and vulnerable, population.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Madness

    Ideas About Insanity

    By Peter Morrall

    This book is an introduction to the uncertainties and incongruities about madness. It is aimed at all of those who are curious about this subject whether out of general inquisitiveness or because it is part of a formal course of study. Using case-studies of real people in order to explain,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Medical Anthropology

    4th Edition

    By Donald Joralemon

    This book provides a concise and engaging introduction to medical anthropology. It presents competing theoretical perspectives in a balanced fashion, highlighting points of conflict and convergence. Concrete examples and the author’s personal research experiences are utilized to explain some of the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03 
    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 – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Sociomedical Health Indicators

    By Jack Elinson, Athilia E Siegmann

    Includes a series of fact-filled articles aimed at replacing blind faith in the effectiveness of health services with objective standards for health care delivery. This title is intended for various health care practitioners.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Health Protection, Culture and Community

    Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education Approaches

    By Idali M Torres, Margaret R Weeks

    This represents the third time our journal, the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education" has run a special issue. This one, "Sexual Health Protection, Culture, and Community: Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education", represents perhaps the most comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it? Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Social Context of Birth

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline Squire

    No woman has an "uneventful pregnancy" – a phrase which is commonly heard in western medical birth settings in the UK. Each woman births her child within a social context of her own. Midwives and other health care professionals need to have a deep understanding of the various lives childbearing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14 
    CRC Press

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries

    Edited by Clare Herrick, David Reubi

    To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However, the compulsion to do and understand global health emerges largely from contexts that geography has long engaged with: urbanisation, globalisation, political economy,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

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