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  • The Social Context of Birth

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline Squire

    No woman has an "uneventful pregnancy" – a phrase which is commonly heard in western medical birth settings in the UK. Each woman births her child within a social context of her own. Midwives and other health care professionals need to have a deep understanding of the various lives childbearing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    CRC Press

  • A Womb of Her Own

    Women's Struggle for Sexual and Reproductive Autonomy

    Edited by Ellen Toronto, Joann Ponder, Kristin Davisson, Maurine Kelber Kelly

    Gender and body-based distinctions continue to be a defining component of women’s identities, both in psychoanalytic treatment and in life. Although females have made progress in many areas, their status within the human community has remained unstable and subject to societal whim. A Womb of Her…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge

  • Women and Health

    The Politics of Sex in Medicine

    By Elizabeth Fee

    In the face of the long domination of medical care by men, Women and Health explores from a variety of perspectives the twin issues of women in health care, and the health care of women. Specific sections address the women's health movement, birth control and childbirth, women in the health labor…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention

    Edited by Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck, Patricia Easteal

    Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV – sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal Violence

    Differences and Connections

    Edited by Marita Husso, Tuija Virkki, Marianne Notko, Helena Hirvonen, Jari Eilola

    From early modernity to today, society has encountered various forms of interpersonal violence. Through exploration of particular areas within Europe and Russia to Africa, America and Asia, this collection presents both differences and connections among various forms of interpersonal violence in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility Awareness is key to understanding sexual and reproductive health at all life stages. It can be used to either plan or avoid pregnancy. Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs) are highly effective when motivated couples are taught by trained practitioners. These methods are in demand for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Mentoring New Parents at Work

    A Guide for Businesses and Organisations

    By Nicki Seignot, David Clutterbuck

    Investing in your returning talent Becoming a parent is life-changing. Our experience as employers, practitioners, researchers and working parents tells us this is a critical time for offering support to new parents as they navigate the transition, plan for their return and re-engage with work and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Hypnobirth

    Evidence, practice and support for birth professionals

    By Teri Gavin-Jones, Sandra Handford

    Maternity services and choices for labour and birth are fast evolving. Hypnobirth involves preparation for childbirth using tried and tested hypnotherapy techniques in harmony with midwifery best practices and increasing numbers of women are turning to the technique. Written by two experienced…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24
    Routledge

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives

    Beyond Trauma

    By Nicole Moulding

    Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives: Beyond Trauma offers new insights into the social dimensions of emotional distress in abuse-related mental health problems, and explores the many interconnections between gendered violence, different forms of abuse and poor mental health…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-02
    Routledge

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