Sociology of Health and Illness Products

  • Applied Public Health Ethics

    Making Ethical Decisions

    By Alison Hann

    This book explores the ethics and efficacy of many current public health programmes, looking at screening, surveillance and interventions as well as health inequalities and professional practice. Investigating relative costs and benefits, it is the perfect introduction to real world public health…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    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 – 2018-11-30 
    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 – 2018-11-30 
    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Medical Materialities

    Toward a Material Culture of Medical Anthropology

    Edited by Aaron Parkhurst, Timothy Carroll

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Today environmental epigenetics and microbiomics are significantly contributing to a reconfiguration of the body as profoundly permeable to its surroundings and extensively shaped by environmental factors. These views of biological plasticity represent an important discontinuity with the bounded…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education

    How to Make a Difference

    Edited by Richard Pringle, Hakan Larsson, Göran Gerdin

    Within the overlapping fields of the sociology of sport, physical education and health education, the use of critical theories and the critical research paradigm has grown in scope. Yet what social impact has this research had? This book considers the capacity of critical research and associated…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Youth, Sexuality and Sexual Citizenship

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Rob Cover, Deana Leahy, Daniel Marshall, Mary Lou Rasmussen

    Sexual citizenship is a powerful concept associated with debates about recognition and exclusion, agency, respect and accountability. For young people in general, and for gender and sexually-diverse youth in particular, debates over sexual citizenship are entangled with broader imaginings of social…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media

    By Christina Julios

    This book explores the phenomenon of anti-FGM social media activism. Against a backdrop of over 200 million girls and women worldwide affected by FGM, this volume examines key global online campaigns to end the practice, involving leading virtual platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

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

    What does it mean to grow older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) person? What gaps in knowledge about LGBT ageing remain? This timely and innovative book reports on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council which aimed to address gaps in knowledge about older LGBT…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention

    Edited by Ellen MacEachen

    The rising cost of illness and disability benefits are one of today’s biggest social and labour market challenges. The promise of activation-oriented work disability policies was labour market engagement for all people, regardless of illness, injury or impairment. However, the reality has been more…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge

  • CyberGenetics

    Health genetics and new media

    By Anna Harris, Susan Kelly, Sally Wyatt

    Online genetic testing services are increasingly being offered to consumers who are becoming exposed to, and knowledgeable about, new kinds of genetic technologies, as the launch of a 23andme genetic testing product in the UK testifies. Genetic research breakthroughs, cheek swabbing forensic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge

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