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  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that offers 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 with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • 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 – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge

  • The Medicalization 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 – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge Academic

  • 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 – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 by 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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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 – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Body Image as an Everyday Problematic

    Looking Good

    By Félix Díaz Martínez

    It is well known that body image has been associated to health risks related to eating habits. However, to what extent do identity categories, everyday social interaction and common discourses affect our preoccupations and sufferings related to body image in contemporary society, and our…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom, Jane Frawley

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate and expand CIM research and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period

    Implications and Guidance for Professionals

    Edited by Gill Thomson, Virginia Schmied

    Bringing together experts in the field, this important book considers the underlying risk factors that create situations of psychosocial vulnerability and marginalisation for mothers, from their baby’s conception up to a year after birth. Adopting a strengths-based approach, the book looks not only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

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