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  • Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa

    An Ethnography of (In)vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Hans Reihling

    Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa explores how different masculinities modulate substance use, interpersonal violence, suicidality, and AIDS as well as recovery cross-culturally. With a focus on three male protagonists living in very distinct urban areas of Cape Town, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights

    2nd Edition

    By Fiona H McKay, Ann Taket

    This text demystifies systems set up for the protection and promotion of human rights globally, regionally and nationally. It explores the use and usefulness of rights-based approaches as an important part of the toolbox available to health and welfare professionals and community members working in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Locating Zika

    Social Change and Governance in an Age of Mosquito Pandemics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    The emergence of Zika virus in 2015 challenged conventional ideas of mosquito-borne diseases, tested the resilience of health systems and embedded itself within local sociocultural worlds, with major implications for environmental, sexual, reproductive and paediatric health. This book explores this…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities is the first book to reflect on the power of film in representing medical and health discourse in China in both the past and the present, as well as in shaping its future. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China, the chapters…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Lawrence, Sharon Friel

    This comprehensive text provides the latest research on key concepts, principles and practices for promoting healthy and sustainable food systems. There are increasing concerns about the impact of food systems on environmental sustainability and, in turn, the impact of environmental…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Health

    Guiding Principles for Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina Battisto, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    Architecture and Health recognizes the built environment and health as inextricable encouraging a new mind-set for the profession. Over 40 international award-winning projects are included to explore innovative design principles linked to health outcomes. The book is organized into three…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge

  • Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary

    1st Edition

    By Christos Lynteris

    This book develops an examination and critique of human extinction as a result of the ‘next pandemic’ and turns attention towards the role of pandemic catastrophe in the renegotiation of what it means to be human. Nested in debates in anthropology, philosophy, social theory and global health, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • 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 – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Circulation and Governance of Asian Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Céline Coderey, Laurent Pordié

    This book unpacks the organized sets of practices that govern contemporary Asian medicine, from production of medications in the lab to their circulation within circuits and networks of all kinds, and examines the plurality of actors involved in such governance. Chapters analyze the process of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Media Analysis and Public Health

    Contemporary Issues in Critical Public Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Henderson, Shona Hilton, Judith Green

    This volume showcases new approaches to studying public health in traditional and emerging media, suggesting that we need more analyses that focus on the production of media and on power dynamics, as well as studies of audience reception of media messages. The collection asks a variety of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Dolan, Nick Frost

    In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

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