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  • Religion, Aging and Health

    A Global Perspective: Compiled by the World Health Organization, 1st Edition

    Edited by William M. Clements

    This book, first published in 1989, attempts to identify from within religious cultures those elements of tradition, behaviour and lifestyle that are health protective in that, by adhering to them, physical, mental and social wellbeing will be maintained as people grow old. It examines how…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • The Religion of Ethnicity

    Belief and Belonging in a Greek-American Community, 1st Edition

    By Gary A. Kunkelman

    The integrative role of religion has been a recurrent theme of sociological and anthropological theory. This role is apparent in the Greek-American community; religion functions as a cement of the social fabric. Indeed, it would be hard to overestimate the role of Greek Orthodoxy in joining people…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Joachim Wach

    This book, first published in 1947, presents the then-new subject of sociology of religion in systematic and historical theology and in the science of religion, in political theory and the social sciences, in philosophy and psychology, in philology and anthropology. Its intention is to bridge the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Social Science and the Cults

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By John A. Saliba

    This book, first published in 1990, brings together descriptive, comparative, and theoretical materials on cults and sects in Western culture, focusing on literature published since 1970. A historical section links the rise of the new movements to similar past phenomena in Western culture. Other…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Rosicrucianism in America

    1st Edition

    By J. Gordon Melton

    The material in this book, first published in 1990, provides important documentation for the first generation of Rosicrucianism in North America, especially the still vigorous Rosicrucian Fraternity. These chapters reprinted here are so necessary to the understanding of this most occult…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Chiara Leva, Tom Kontogiannis, Marko Gerbec, Olga Aneziris

    Adopting a strategic approach to risk management can maximize competitiveness and profitability. Total Safety and Productivity approaches offer managers a set of methods and tools to apply a Total Safety Management (TSM) philosophy to achieve this. The capability to anticipate, assess and plan for…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Mansfield, Joe Piggin

    This edited collection includes articles which examine the complex relationships between sport, physical activity and public health. It reflects a current expansion in academic, policy and practice interest in sport and physical activity for public health. Our contributors discuss issues connected…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Posthumanism and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Cohn, Rebecca Lynch

    The intellectual and moral imperatives that underscore public health have sustained the idea that its fundamental scope is the study of human health, illness and suffering, and that these are self-evidently attributable to individuals and groups of people. This edited collection explores to what…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Sociology, Health and the Fractured Society

    A Critical Realist Account, 1st Edition

    By Graham Scambler

    It is now accepted that many of the determinants of health and health care are social. This volume offers a philosophical and theoretical frame within which the nature and extent of this might be optimally examined. The analysis is rooted in Roy Bhaskar’s basic and dialectical critical realism,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • The Goddard Guide to Arthropods of Medical Importance

    7th Edition

    By Gail Miriam Moraru, Jerome Goddard II

    Covering all major arthropods of medical importance worldwide, this award-winning resource has established itself as a standard reference for almost 25 years. With the globilization of commerce and the world becoming more intimately connected through the everyday ease of travel, unknown arthropod…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20
    CRC Press

  • Trauma, Women’s Mental Health, and Social Justice

    Pitfalls and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Emma Tseris

    This book argues that while notions of trauma in mental health hold promise for the advancement of women’s rights, the mainstreaming of trauma treatments and therapies has had mixed implications, sometimes replacing genuine social change efforts with new forms of female oppression by psychiatry. It…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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