Health & Society Products

  • The Privatization of Care

    The Case of Nursing Homes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong

    Nursing homes are where some of the most vulnerable live and work. In too many homes, the conditions of work make it difficult to make care as good as it can be. For the last eight years an international team from Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, the US and Canada have been searching for promising…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • Smart Healthcare Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adwitiya Sinha, Megha Rathi

    About the Book The book provides details of applying intelligent mining techniques for extracting & pre-processing medical data from various sources, for application-based healthcare research. Moreover, different datasets are used, thereby exploring real-world case studies related to medical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Body Problems

    Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    Body Problems addresses the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food culture. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting and eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. He addresses a growing, fundamental dilemma that we have ample access to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Health Economics

    An International Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Barbara McPake, Charles Normand, Samantha Smith, Anne Nolan

    Health Economics: An International Perspective is the only textbook to provide a truly international, comparative treatment of health economics. Offering an analysis of health systems across borders, the fourth edition of this key text has been fully updated and revised to take account of changes…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Mental Health and Offending

    Care, Coercion and Control, 1st Edition

    By Julie D Trebilcock, Samantha K Weston

    This book explores the controversial relationship between mental health and offending and looks at the ways in which offenders with mental health problems are cared for, coerced and controlled by the criminal justice and mental health systems. It provides a much-needed criminological approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Domestic and Family Violence

    A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale, with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book takes an intersectional, interdisciplinary, and transnational approach, presenting work that will provide the reader with a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the role of globalization in the sexual and reproductive lives of gendered bodies in the 21st century. Reproductive Justice and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Aging A-Z

    Concepts Toward Emancipatory Gerontology, 1st Edition

    By Carroll L. Estes, Nicholas B. DiCarlo

    This provocative, intellectually charged treatise serves as a concise introduction to emancipatory gerontology, examining multiple dimensions of persistent and hotly debated topics around aging, the life course, the roles of power, politics and partisanship, culture, economics, and communications.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Textbook of Dementia Care

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham A Jackson, Debbie Tolson

    Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach gives an overview of dementia care at a level appropriate to health and social care students, as well as providing an update to experienced practitioners. Authors come from a variety of backgrounds including nursing, psychiatry, medicine, psychology…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Global Health Governance and Policy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Eduardo Missoni, Guglielmo Pacileo, Fabrizio Tediosi

    Global Health Governance and Policy outlines the fundamentals of global health, a key element of sustainable development. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it explores the relationship between the globalization process and global health’s social, political, economic and environmental…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

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