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  • Disclosure in Health and Illness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Davis, Lenore Manderson

    Disclosure is a frequently used but rarely interrogated concept in health and social welfare. Abuse, disability, sexuality and health status can be ‘disclosed’ to peers and professionals, and on some occasions, disclosure is a requirement and not a choice. This innovative collection examines the…

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

  • Philosophy of Population Health

    Philosophy for a New Public Health Era, 1st Edition

    By Sean A Valles

    Population health has recently grown from a series of loosely connected critiques of twentieth-century public health and medicine into a theoretical framework with a corresponding field of research—population health science. Its approach is to promote the public’s health through improving everyday…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Parenting

    How Eastern and Western Parenting Styles Affect Child Development, 1st Edition

    By Koong Hean Foo

    How do parenting styles differ globally? How do different, international, parenting practices impact on children’s development? Can we bring together and hybridise different international parenting styles? Intercultural Parenting explores the relationship between family, culture and parenting by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Disability and Postsocialism

    1st Edition

    By Teodor Mladenov

    In the decades following the collapse of state socialism at the end of 1980s, disabled people in Central and Eastern Europe endured economic marginalisation, cultural devaluation and political disempowerment. Some of the mechanisms producing these injustices were inherited from state socialism,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Digital Technologies and Generational Identity

    ICT Usage Across the Life Course, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sakari Taipale, Terhi-Anna Wilska, Chris Gilleard

    The short lifetime of digital technologies means that generational identities are difficult to establish around any particular technologies let alone around more far-reaching socio-technological ‘revolutions’. Examining the consumption and use of digital technologies throughout the stages of human…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Young People and the Aesthetics of Health Promotion

    Beyond Reason, Rationality and Risk, 1st Edition

    By Kerry Montero, Peter Kelly

    Health promotion with young people has largely been framed by theories of behaviour change to target ‘unsafe’, ‘unhealthy’ and/or ‘risky’ behaviours. These theories and models seek to encourage the development in young people of reasoned, rational and risk-aware personal strategies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Social Theory and Nursing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Despite noteworthy exceptions, nursing’s literature largely disregards the ways in which social and sociological theory permeates, guides and shapes research, education, and practice. Likewise, social theory’s ability to position nursing within wider structures of healthcare and educational…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine

    Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Lupton

    Self-tracking practices are part of many health and medical domains. The introduction of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablet computers, apps, social media platforms, dedicated patient support sites and wireless devices for medical monitoring has contributed to the expansion of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

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