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  • Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History

    By Adam Gaffney

    The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and—perhaps most importantly—it…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Bodies and Suffering

    Emotions and Relations of Care

    By Ana Dragojlovic, Alex Broom

    This book is a critical response to a range of problems – some theoretical, others empirical - that shape questions surrounding the lived experience of suffering. The book explores how moral and ethical questions of personal suffering are experienced, contested, negotiated and institutionalised.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Information Technology in Medical Diagnostics

    Edited by Waldemar Wójcik

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People

    Edited by Catherine Barrett, Sharron Hinchliff

    As life expectancy rises, sexual activity is increasingly acknowledged as an important dimension of older people’s quality of life. Starting with the premise that people of any age have the right to live free of stigma and discrimination, including over their sexual orientation, gender identity and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Diverse Populations

    Evidence and practice

    Edited by Melissa Bopp

    The health benefits associated with regular physical activity are now widely recognized. This book examines how social determinants such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and disability can impact on physical activity and its associated health outcomes. It explores the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care

    Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society

    Edited by Ford H. Kuramoto, Francis K.O. Yuen

    This book provides a scholarly discussion of arguably the most important advance in U.S. public health services since Medicare 50 years ago - how the Federal program known as the Patient Care and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) or "Obamacare" became law. It addresses ACA in terms of its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Implementing Social Europe in Times of Crises

    Re-established Boundaries of Welfare?

    Edited by Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen, Hans Vollaard

    While the EU legitimacy crisis and the Great Recession prevail, certain European Union principles and policies have to be implemented in the member states. This volume explores the diverse processes, stages and subjects of implementation in a variety of social policies to identify different…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Community Mental Health

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Jessica Rosenberg, Samuel Rosenberg

    The newest edition of Community Mental Health continues to be on the leading edge of the field, providing the most up-to-date research and treatment models that encompass practice in community settings. Experts from a wide range of fields explore the major trends, best practices, and policy issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Nora J Kenworthy, Richard Parker

    The global expansion of HIV programming (HIV "scale-up") and the growth of global health in the past decade reshaped politics, power, civic relations, and citizen subjectivities in countries across the globe. This book draws on interdisciplinary research from numerous sites in the Global South to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

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