Sociology of Health and Illness Products

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    This groundbreaking book offers a synthesis of perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) ageing issues, as well as a critical analysis of both what is known about LGBT ageing and what is not yet known. There are significant gaps in knowledge in this area, as research has privileged…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Routledge Handbook of Wellbeing

    Edited by Kathleen Galvin

    The Routledge Handbook of Wellbeing Research explores established conceptualisations of wellbeing, providing an overview of the key issues and drawing attention to current debates and critiques. Taken as a whole, this important work offers new clarification of the widely used notion of wellbeing,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge

  • The Social Determinants of Male Health

    By John MacDonald

    This book deals with the often overlooked social determinants of male health. Adopting a life course perspective, MacDonald looks at the health of young boys, the health of fathers and men in families of different kinds, men after retirement, and employment and its impact on the health of men. The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions. What are the rights of donors, recipients and donor conceived children? How are these reproductive technologies regulated? How is kinship understood within these new family forms?…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Narrative-Based Practice in Health and Social Care

    Conversations Inviting Change, 2nd Edition

    By John Launer

    Narrative-Based Practice in Health and Social Care outlines a vision of how witnessing narratives, paying attention to them, and developing an ability to question them creatively, can make the person’s emerging story the central focus of health and social care, and of healing. This text gives an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience

    By Liz Price, Liz Walker

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work, through the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Marketisation, Ethics and Healthcare

    Policy, Practice and Moral Formation

    Edited by Therese Feiler, Joshua Hordern, Andrew Papanikitas

    How does the market in its various forms affect and redefine healthcare ethics? The marketisation of Western healthcare systems has now proceeded well into its fourth decade, yet the distinction between what is a market and what is not a market has become increasingly opaque amidst changing…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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