Sociology of Health and Illness Products

  • Co-creating and Co-producing Research Evidence

    A Guide for Practitioners and Academics in Health, Social Care and Education Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Keith Allan

    The importance of a strong evidence-base is widely recognised in contemporary health, social care and education practice, meaning that there is a real need for research which can be quickly and easily translated into real world situations. Research co-produced by practitioners and academics from…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Between Sickness and Health

    The Landscape of Illness and Wellness, 1st Edition

    By Christopher D. Ward

    Between Sickness and Health is about illness rather than disease, and recovery rather than cure. The book argues that illness is an experience, represented by the feeling that ‘I am not myself’. From the book’s phenomenological point of view, feelings of illness cannot be ‘unreal’ or ‘fake’,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Stories of Resilience in Nursing

    Tales from the Frontline of Nursing, 1st Edition

    By Michael Traynor

    Ideas about resilience and identity continue to be promoted, discussed and debated in nursing. This book uses narratives to explore these complex and important concepts, unsettling our certainties and opening up new perspectives on what they might mean and involve. This engaging book recounts…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

  • 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 chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze, 1st Edition

    By Serena Romano

    Do we judge the poor? Do we fear them? Do we have a moral obligation to help those in need? The moral and social grounds of solidarity and deservedness in relation to aid for poor people are rarely steady. This is particularly true under contemporary austerity reforms, where current debates…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Framing Age

    Contested Knowledge in Science and Politics, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Health Protection, Culture and Community

    Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education Approaches, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine

    Historical and Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Reinarz, Rebecca Wynter

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver, Sophia Koenen

    Patient organizations and social health movements offer one of the most important and illuminating examples of civil society engagement and participation in scientific research and research politics. Influencing the research agenda, and initiating, funding and accelerating the development of…

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

  • Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific…

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

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