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  • Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Education, Health and Youth Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diahann Gallard, Katharine Evans, James Millington

    This highly topical book integrates theory and practice about children and their education provision in secure accommodation. Bridging the fields of education, health, and youth justice, it provides a unique interdisciplinary perspective outlining the importance of taking a holistic approach to the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge

  • Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Stress at Work

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Chris Peterson

    This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Ethics in Participatory Research for Health and Social Well-Being

    Cases and Commentaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Banks, Mary Brydon-Miller

    Participatory research is well-established as an approach involving people with a direct interest in, or experience of, the issue being studied in carrying out research. However, it raises unique and challenging ethical issues. Traditional concerns with respect for the rights to confidentiality,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Di Marco

    Japan’s suicide phenomenon has fascinated both the media and academics, although many questions and paradoxes embedded in the debate on suicide have remained unaddressed in the existing literature, including the assumption that Japan is a "Suicide Nation". This tendency causes common misconceptions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • CyberGenetics

    Health genetics and new media, 1st Edition

    By Anna Harris, Susan Kelly, Sally Wyatt

    Online genetic testing services are increasingly being offered to consumers who are becoming exposed to, and knowledgeable about, new kinds of genetic technologies, as the launch of a 23andme genetic testing product in the UK testifies. Genetic research breakthroughs, cheek swabbing forensic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Donor Conception and the Search for Information

    From Secrecy and Anonymity to Openness, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Allan

    This book examines donor conception and the search for information by donor-conceived people. It details differing regulatory approaches across the globe, including those that provide for ‘open-identity’ or anonymous donation, or that take a ‘dual-track’ approach. In doing so, it identifies models…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Early Childhood Intervention

    Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanan Sukkar, Carl J. Dunst, Jane Kirkby

    Early childhood is considered a critical but often vulnerable period in a child’s development where early identification and intervention can be crucial for improving children’s developmental outcomes. Systems and family-centred perspectives are vital to support families and build their capacities…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Abjectly Boundless

    Boundaries, Bodies and Health Work, 1st Edition

    By Trudy Rudge

    Edited by Dave Holmes

    Within a variety of practice environments, health professionals often experience feelings of disgust and repulsion towards the presence of an abject object. Cadaverous, sick, disabled bodies, troubled minds, wounds, vomit and so forth are all part of health and care work and threaten the clean and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus

    Repression, Transformation and Assistance, 1st Edition

    By Dave Holmes, Jean Daniel Jacob

    Drawing on a broad range of approaches in the fields of sociology, anthropology, political science, history, philosophy, medicine and nursing, Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus exposes psychiatric practices that are mobilized along the continuum of repression, transformation and assistance. It…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lenore Manderson, Elizabeth Cartwright, Anita Hardon

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology provides a contemporary overview of the key themes in medical anthropology. In this exciting departure from conventional handbooks, compendia and encyclopedias, the three editors have written the core chapters of the volume, and in so doing, invite the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Anthropology Handbooks

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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