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  • Routledge Revivals: Locating Health (1993)

    Sociological and Historical Explorations

    Edited by Stephen Platt, Hilary Thomas, Sue Scott, Gareth Williams

    Originally presented as papers in the 1991 British Sociological Association Conference on Health and Society, Locating Health represents a valuable addition to the ‘health inequalities’ debate by extending our gaze beyond the traditional locations to include place, consumption and lifestyle. It…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: British Sociological Association

  • Routledge Revivals: Private Risks and Public Dangers (1992)

    Edited by Stephen Platt, Hilary Thomas, Sue Scott, Gareth Williams

    Private Risk and Public Dangers is comprised of a collection of chapters which were originally papers presented in the 1991 British Sociological Association Conference on Health and Society, and they address a range of private risks and public dangers. Issues covered vary from the response to HIV…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: British Sociological Association

  • Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia

    By Carolina Borda

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge Academic

  • Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe

    Voices from the Periphery

    By Christine Peta

    Disabled women represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world, hence they are largely silent while their sexuality is ignored, suppressed, forbidden and buried underneath the carpet. Until recently, most of the Global Northern published literature on the subject of the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that proposes an alternative understanding of relationships between women and their babies in domestic violence. Fiona Buchanan identifies a way forward for working with women, babies and people who have grown up…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    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 – 2017-09-30
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy, developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research conducted by the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Spirituality and Childbirth

    Meaning and Care at the Start of Life

    Edited by Susan Crowther, Jenny Hall

    Highlighting aspects of birth often taken for granted, ignored or left silenced, this book questions the art and meaning of childbirth. Addressing spirituality in and around the start of life from a variety of thought-provoking perspectives, it examines the apparent paradox of impersonal…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

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