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  • Understanding Tuberculosis and its Control

    Anthropological and Ethnographic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Macdonald, Ian Harper

    Over the last two decades, attempts to control the problem of tuberculosis have become increasingly more complex, as countries adopt and adapt to evolving global TB strategies. Significant funding has also increased apace, diagnostic possibilities have evolved, and greater attention is being paid…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Sexual Health Protection, Culture and Community

    Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Idali M Torres, Margaret R Weeks

    This represents the third time our journal, the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education" has run a special issue. This one, "Sexual Health Protection, Culture, and Community: Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education", represents perhaps the most comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Tourette Syndrome

    A guide to symptoms, management and treatment, 1st Edition

    By Carlotta Zanaboni Dina, Mauro Porta

    Understanding Tourette Syndrome provides accessible, concise, evidence-based guidelines on this neurodevelopmental disorder, offering parents and professionals a deeper scientific understanding of the condition and its consequences. Zanaboni Dina and Porta explore signs, symptoms and treatment of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    Understanding Atypical Development

  • 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

  • Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Dementia and Literature

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tess Maginess

    Dementia is an urgent global concern, often termed a widespread ‘problem’, ‘tragedy’ or ‘burden’ and a subject best addressed by health and social policy and practice. However, creative writers can offer powerful and imaginative insights into the experience of dementia across cultures and over time…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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