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  • Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms of its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from a hierarchical conceptualisation of drug use based on its subjects and their objects, offering unique…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

    Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd

    This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Systems Leadership in Health and Social Care

    1st Edition

    By John Edmonstone

    Most leadership development activity in health and social care has been intra-organisational or confined to a particular sector. However, there is increasing recognition of the need to move beyond simple collaboration and partnership and work towards different models of care which involve…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Managing the Global Health Response to Epidemics

    Social science perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mathilde Bourrier, Nathalie Brender, Claudine Burton-Jeangros

    Recent epidemics have prompted large-scale international interventions, aimed at mitigating the spread of disease in a globalized world. During a crisis, however, global health actions – including planning and organizing, communicating about risk, and cost–benefit evaluations – aren’t usually part…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing

    Hydrophilia Unbounded, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronan Foley, Robin Kearns, Thomas Kistemann, Ben Wheeler

    Health geography makes critical contributions to contemporary and emerging interdisciplinary agendas of nature-based health and health-enabling places. Couched in theory and critical empirical work on nature and health, this book addresses questions on the relationships between water, health and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Anthropology of Tobacco [Open Access]

    Ethnographic Adventures in Non-Human Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Russell

    Tobacco has become one of the most widely used and traded commoditites on the planet. Reflecting contemporary anthropological interest in material culture studies, Anthropology of Tobacco makes the plant the centre of its own contentious, global story in which, instead of a passive commodity,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Magnesium

    Applications in Clinical Medicine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erine A. Kupetsky, D.O.

    Magnesium is an essential mineral required by humans, playing an important role in multiple biochemical processes as well as preventing and managing several diseases and disorders. Deficiencies of magnesium can lead to a wide range of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06
    CRC Press

  • A Practitioner's Guide to Enhancing Parenting Skills

    Assessment, Analysis and Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Judy Hutchings, Margiad Williams

    A Practitioner’s Guide to Enhancing Parenting Skills: Assessment, Analysis and Intervention offers a detailed and stepwise approach to problem behaviour analysis and management, based on the successful and evidence-based Enhancing Parenting Skills Programme (EPaS). This unique programme, based on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Epidemics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris

    Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health

    Bodies Out of Sight, 1st Edition

    By Laura Azzarito

    In today’s neoliberal times, thinking about fitness and health is dominated by the media’s narratives of "fit bodies," which are presented and circulated in society as "valued bodies." Outside that mainstream view, however, there are many people labeled "bodies-at-risk": those who deviate from…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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