Sociology of Health and Illness Products

  • Risk and Substance Use

    Framing Dangerous People and Dangerous Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne MacGregor, Betsy Thom

    This interdisciplinary collection examines the role that alcohol, tobacco and other drugs have played in framing certain groups and spaces as ‘dangerous’ and in influencing the nature of formal responses to the perceived threat. Taking an historical and cross-national perspective, it explores how…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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

  • Nursing and Humanities

    1st Edition

    By Graham McCaffrey

    Nursing and Humanities offers a way to think through the relationship between nursing and the humanities, in the context of the pluralistic nature of a practice profession that requires exact scientific and technical knowledge applied in complex, dynamic situations of human relating. It outlines…

    Hardback – 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

  • Legalizing Cannabis

    Experiences, lessons and scenarios, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Decorte, Simon Lenton, Chris Wilkins

    The book explores how we should evaluate the models of cannabis legalization as they have been implemented in several jurisdictions in the past few years; the specific models for future cannabis legalization that have been developed and how similar or different they are they from the models already…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • The Psychologization of Society

    On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway, 1st Edition

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    The Psychologization of Society explores the manner in which psychology has increasingly crept into everyday life, with nature reduced to a source of mental health, the belief in God motivated by health not salvation, sin and evil turned into psychiatric diagnosis and the market economy being…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Therapeutic Cultures

  • Childlessness in the Age of Communication: Deconstructing Silence

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Archetti

    Cristina Archetti started researching childlessness after being diagnosed with "unexplained infertility". She soon discovered that, although involuntary childlessness affects an increasing number of women and men across the world, this topic is shrouded taboo and shame. This book is both a readable…

    Hardback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Applied Population Health

    Delivering Value-Based Care with Actionable Registries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Berkovich, PhD, MA, Amy Sitapati, MD

    Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems today provide increasing levels of clinical decision support and are the fulcrum for change for value-based healthcare delivery. Billions of dollars of government and insurer payments are dependent on evidence-based workflow design and quality report. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-27 
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Birth and Death

    Experience, Ethics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Sophie Woodward

    Usually conceived in opposition to each other – birth as a hopeful beginning, death as an ending – this book brings them into dialogue with each other to argue that both are central to our experiences of being in the world and part of living. Written by two authors, this book takes an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health, from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Understanding Public Health

    Productive Processing of Internal and External Reality, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Matthias Richter

    This book develops a new model of the genesis of health, based on the interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Hurrelmann and Richter build upon the basic theories of health and the popular model of salutogenesis to offer a comprehensive interdisciplinary theory of health genesis and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Locating Zika

    Social Change and Governance in an Age of Mosquito Pandemics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Louis Bardosh

    The Zika virus has challenged conventional ideas of mosquito-borne diseases, tested the resilience of global health systems and embedded itself within local sociocultural worlds, with major implications for environmental, sexual, reproductive and paediatric health, science and policy. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

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