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  • Body Work

    Youth, Gender and Health, 1st Edition

    By Julia Coffey

    The rise of the health, beauty and fitness industries in recent years has led to an increased focus on the body. Body image, gender and health are issues of long-standing concern in sociology and in youth studies, but a theoretical and empirical focus on the body has been largely missing from this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Branding and Designing Disability

    Reconceptualising Disability Studies, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen Gilson

    Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Disability Politics in a Global Economy

    Essays in Honour of Marta Russell, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Malhotra

    While the visibility of disability studies has increased in recent years, few have thoroughly examined the marginalization of people with disabilities through the lens of political economy. This was the great contribution of Marta Russell (1951-2013), an activist and prominent scholar in the United…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Maxwell Triska

    This book provides a concise overview of sexuality and gender identity in clients with intellectual disabilities for therapists, social workers, educators, and healthcare providers. It captures the social, political, and legal environment of the late 2010s and bridges the gap between research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Schrank, Didem Ekici

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body brings together cutting-edge scholarship examining the myriad ways that architects, urban planners, medical practitioners, and everyday people have applied modern ideas about health and the body to the spaces in which they live, work, and heal. The…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    1st Edition

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics, 1st Edition

    By Rachelle Chadwick

    Bodies that Birth puts birthing bodies at the centre of questions about contemporary birth politics, power, and agency. Arguing that the fleshy and embodied aspects of birth have been largely silenced in social science scholarship, Rachelle Chadwick uses an array of birth stories, from diverse…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Food Pedagogies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Flowers, Elaine Swan

    In recent years everyone from politicians to celebrity chefs has been proselytizing about how we should grow, buy, prepare, present, cook, taste, eat and dispose of food. In light of this, contributors to this book argue that food has become the target of intensified pedagogical activity across a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly G. Fitzgerald, Francis G. Caro

    This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    A Re-examination of Gender, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino

    Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women’s experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities. Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Bodies Across Borders

    The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Isabel Dyck

    Historically organised at a local or national scale, the fields of medicine and healthcare are being radically transformed by new communication, transport and biotechnologies creating, in the process, a genuinely globalised sphere of biomedical production and consumption. This emerging market is…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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