Sociology of Health and Illness Products

  • 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 International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

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

  • 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

  • Ageing, the Body and the Gender Regime

    Health, Illness and Disease Across the Life Course, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Pickard, Jude Robinson

    The current (post-feminist) gender order comprises a highly complex co-existence of old and new norms and expectations, freedom and constraints, within a neo-liberal social order underpinned by individualism and involving a shift in gender performance by men and women. Health, illness and disease…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Mental Health and Offending

    Care, Coercion and Control, 1st Edition

    By Julie D Trebilcock, Samantha K Weston

    This book explores the controversial relationship between mental health and offending and looks at the ways in which offenders with mental health problems are cared for, coerced and controlled by the criminal justice and mental health systems. It provides a much-needed criminological approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Tuberculosis and its Control

    Anthropological and Ethnographic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Macdonald, Ian Harper

    Over the last two decades attempts to control the problem of tuberculosis have become increasingly more complex, as countries adopt and adapt to evolving global TB strategies. Significant funding has also increased apace; diagnostic possibilities have evolved; and greater attention is being paid to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Human Enhancement Drugs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katinka Van de Ven, Kyle J. D Mulrooney, Jim McVeigh

    Despite increasing interest in the use of human enhancement drugs (HEDs), our understanding of this phenomenon and the regulatory framework used to address it has lagged behind. Encompassing public health, epidemiology, neuroethics, sport science, criminology, and sociology, this book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Banking on Milk

    An Ethnography of Donor Human Milk Relations, 1st Edition

    By Tanya Cassidy, Fiona Dykes

    Banking on Milk takes the reader on a journey through the everyday life of donor human milk banking across the UK and beyond, asking questions such as: Why do people decide to donate? How do parents of recipients hear about human milk? How does milk donation impact on lifestyle choices? Chapters…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Social Science of the Syringe

    A Sociology of Injecting Drug Use, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Vitellone

    This book addresses the history of harm reduction. It evaluates the consequences and constraints, stakes and costs of the policy of needle exchange for the purposes of harm prevention and health research. Vitellone situates the syringe at the centre of empirical research and theoretical analysis,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book interrogates the politics of sexual and reproductive rights from a transnational feminist perspective. Taking an intersectional and interdisciplinary approach, the book provides the reader with a nuanced and in depth understanding of the role that forces of globalization have played in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Contested Illness in Context

    An Interdisciplinary Study in Disease Definition, 1st Edition

    By Harry Quinn Schone

    What makes a disease real? Why is it that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia are doubted when they say they are in pain, and cannot access the same benefits of patient-hood that others can? What defines the limits of our belief and, ultimately, compassion, when it comes to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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