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  • Organizations, Communication, and Health

    Edited by Tyler Harrison, Elizabeth Williams

    Organizations, Communication, and Health focuses on theories and constructs of organizational communication and their relationship to health. The goal of the volume is to offer a current picture of organizational and organizing processes and practices related to health. Research in the area of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Children’s Nursing

    A Theory for Children and their Childhoods

    By Duncan Randall

    Pragmatic Children’s Nursing is the first attempt to create a paediatric nursing theory which argues for the importance of giving children living with illness access to a childhood which is, as far as possible, equal to that of their peers. Set in the historical context of the development of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing

  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    A Handbook

    Edited by Mary Steen, Michael Thomas

    Mental wellbeing is an integral part of being, and feeling, healthy, and it is estimated that one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime. In spite of this, it is often overlooked in mainstream healthcare. The overall aim of this book is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Managing Arts Programs in Healthcare

    Edited by Patricia Dewey Lambert

    A growing body of research demonstrates how the arts – including literary, performing and visual arts as well as architecture and design – can greatly enhance the experience of healthcare, contributing to improved health outcomes, a better patient experience and lower healthcare costs. This unique…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Defective Housing and the Growth of Children

    By J. Lawson Dick

    After World War I, housing was one of many pressing issues facing the country with multiple families often crowded in together in inadequate housing. This had a dramatic impact on health with increasing problems such as tuberculosis and malnutrition. Originally published in 1919, this study aimed…

    Hardback – 2015-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nutrition in Public Health

    Principles, Policies, and Practice, Second Edition

    By Arlene Spark, Lauren M. Dinour, Janel Obenchain

    This second edition of a bestseller, Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice focuses on the role of the federal government in determining nutrition policy and influencing practice. Beginning with an overview of public health principles, the book examines the application of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    CRC Press

  • Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Aspects of a Changing Social Structure

    By Sir Percy Alden

    Originally published in 1937, Aspects of a Changing Social Structure presents lectures delivered in 1936 on behalf of the Sir Halley Stewart Trust. These lectures focus on discussing the interest that government was beginning to take in Britain’s social welfare and industrial patterns. Topics…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Anti-Politics of Social Movements

    Religion and AIDS in Africa

    Edited by Amy Patterson, Marian Burchardt, Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

    This book explores the nature, significance and consequences of the religious activism surrounding AIDS in Africa. While African religion was relatively marginal in inspiring or contributing to AIDS activism during the early days of the epidemic, this situation has changed dramatically. In order to…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge

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