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  • Community Health Needs in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Ntombenhle Protasia Khoti Torkington

    This title was first published in 2000:  Although the apartheid regime has now been abolished there is still a great deal of work to be done in order to eliminate the disadvantages it created for the health of black people at both micro and macro levels. This book presents the findings of a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ceremonial Order of the Clinic

    Parents, Doctors and Medical Bureaucracies, 1st Edition

    By P.M. Strong, Robert Dingwall

    This title was first published in 2001. A classic ethnographic study of the interactions between paediatricians and parents of children thought to be neurologically handicapped. Strong used this work to systematize the often chaotic ideas of Erving Goffman, to explore the connections between micro…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Juvenile Justice and Expressive Arts

    Creative Disruptions through Art Programs for and with Teens in a Correctional Institution, 1st Edition

    By Carol Cross

    Juvenile Justice and Expressive Arts: Creative Disruptions through Art Programs for and with Teens in a Correctional Institution explores art programming as a sustainable educational initiative to support incarcerated teens’ successful reintegration to society. Responding to a lack of scholarly…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Cancer Care in Healthcare Settings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Cox, Maya Zumstein-Shaha

    This book provides healthcare professionals with a practice theory for the care and management of patients who have been diagnosed with cancer. It explores what patients experience and how healthcare professionals can assist them in dealing with their uncertainty and fear as well as planning for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia

    History, Evolution and Internationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lauren A. Yates, Jennifer Yates, Martin Orrell, Aimee Spector, Bob Woods

    Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) has made a huge global, clinical impact since its inception, and this landmark book is the first to draw all the published research together in one place. Edited by experts in the intervention, including members of the workgroup who initially developed the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Schools and Food Education in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Lexi Earl

    Schools and Food Education in the 21st Century examines how schools enact food policy, and through doing so, craft diverse foodscapes that create very different food experiences in schools. The school food policy discourse is made up of an amalgamation of discourses on obesity prevention, nutrition…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Last Word on Eating Disorders Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Cohn

    For the first time in one volume, many of the world’s most esteemed eating disorders prevention experts share their opinions and recommendations about future directions for the field. Employing "The Last Word" format of writing concise editorials about a focused area of research, authors from four…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    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

  • Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • 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

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