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  • Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly F. Mathews, Nancy J. Burke, Eirini Kampriani

    Cancer is a transnational condition involving the unprecedented flow of health information, technologies, and people across national borders. Such movement raises questions about the nature of therapeutic citizenship, how and where structurally vulnerable populations obtain care, and the political…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Anthropology in the Making

    Research in Health and Development, 1st Edition

    By Laurent Vidal

    In Anthropology in the Making, Laurent Vidal takes the reader into the world of research in the fields of health and development, providing a fresh and provocative perspective on the practice of anthropology. This volume investigates the “science of otherness” across four multi-disciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • HIV/AIDS and the Social Consequences of Untamed Biomedicine

    Anthropological Complicities, 1st Edition

    By Graham Fordham

    Drawing on the case of HIV/AIDS in Thailand, this book examines how anthropological and other interpretative social science research has been utilized in modeling the AIDS epidemic, and in the design and implementation of interventions. It argues that much social science research has been complicit…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Museums, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Narrative-based Practice

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brophy

    The telling of stories lies at the heart of human communication. In this important new book Peter Brophy introduces and explains the concept of story-telling or narrative-based practice in teaching, research, professional practice and organizations. He illustrates the deficiencies in evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life

    Interventions in Clinical and Medical Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence C. Rubin

    The Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life brings together the voices and clinical experiences of dedicated clinical practitioners in the fields of play therapy and child life. This volume offers fresh insights and up to date research in the use of play with children, adolescents, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • The Clinical Practice of Equine-Assisted Therapy

    Including Horses in Human Healthcare, 1st Edition

    By Leif Hallberg

    The Clinical Practice of Equine-Assisted Therapy bridges theory, research, and practical methods to fill a rapidly developing gap for physical, occupational, speech, and mental health professionals interested in incorporating horses in therapy. Extensively researched and citing over 300…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Equine-Assisted Therapy Workbook

    A Learning Guide for Professionals and Students, 1st Edition

    By Leif Hallberg

    The Equine-Assisted Therapy Workbook gives readers the tools they need to increase professional competency and personalize the practical applications of equine-assisted therapy. Each chapter includes thought-provoking ethical questions, hands-on learning activities, self-assessments, practical…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Participatory Evaluation in Youth and Community Work

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Susan Cooper

    Evaluation is an essential element of professional practice. However, there is little in the literature that is designed to help students involve and support young people in evaluating the impact of youth work activities. This comprehensive book explores current thinking about evaluation in the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood

    Effective Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alison Hadley

    Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood provides a comprehensive, unparalleled insight into the  UK Government’s highly successful Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) for England which reduced the under-18 pregnancy rate by well over 50%, and considers how the lessons from this policy can be applied…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Death and Digital Media

    1st Edition

    By Michael Arnold, Martin Gibbs, Tamara Kohn, James Meese, Bjorn Nansen

    Death and Digital Media provides a critical overview of how people mourn, commemorate and interact with the dead through digital media. It maps the historical and shifting landscape of digital death, considering a wide range of social, commercial and institutional responses to technological…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Public Health in India

    Technology, governance and service delivery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diatha Krishna Sundar, Shashank Garg, Isha Garg

    Despite rapid advances in modern medicine and state-of-the-art health care services in the private sector, primary health care in India remains inaccessible to a majority of the population. Besides, even policymakers often do not have access to real-time data to fine-tune their policies or design…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge India

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