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  • Martial Arts and Well-being

    Connecting communities and promoting health, 1st Edition

    By Carol Fuller, Viki Lloyd

    Martial Arts and Well-Being explores how Martial Arts can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as providing other broader social benefits. By using psychological and sociological theory related to behaviour, ritual, perception and reality construction, the book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories, 1st Edition

    By Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human–environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom

    Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Stark, Brian A. Kidd, Roger A.D Sykes

    First published in 1999, Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom provides a comprehensive review of information and interventions available in drug misuse in order to inform local drug policies. In keeping with the policy documents in both Scotland and England, the volume covers the breadth of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Health Care Development and Reforms in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Victor C.W. Wong

    First published in 1999, this book constitutes a unique account of the development and reform of health care in Hong Kong. Its main focus is on policy developments since 1945. Victor Wong demonstrates the development of a two-tier health system in both a capitalist and Chinese context. His work is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe

    Comparisons of National Surveys, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Hubert, Nathalie Bajos, Theo Sandfort

    Originally published in 1998 Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe is detailed study comparing the major population surveys on sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS carried out in Europe at the time of publication. Leading European researchers explore the differences and similarities between European…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Causes and Consequences of Health Inequalities

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Matheson, John Patterson, Laura Neilson

    Addressing health inequalities is a key focus for health and social care organizations, yet this is the first book to explore how best frontline health workers in areas of deprivation can address these problems. Aimed at doctors and their wider multidisciplinary teams, this book provides key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 
    CRC Press

  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Paperback – 2020-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Citizenship and Disability

    Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julia Bahner

    What does ‘sexual citizenship’ mean in practice for people with mobility impairments who may need professional support to engage in sexual activity? The book explores this subject through empirical investigation based on case studies conducted in 4 countries- Sweden, England, Australia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-24 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Locating Zika

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

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    The emergence of Zika virus in 2015–2016 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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Global Primary Mental Health Care

    Practical Guidance for Family Doctors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    This book provides up-to-date, practical information for family doctors on how to assess and manage important mental health problems presenting in primary care settings. Patients frequently present with mental health problems in primary care settings around the world, yet family doctors…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Mental Illness

    Anticipating and Mitigating Disruptive Change, 1st Edition

    By Alf H. Walle

    Social, economic, and technological changes disrupt many indigenous, ethnic, and rural communities even when offering progress. Under these conditions, social and psychological dysfunctions are likely to emerge. This book provides insights regarding how to anticipate, prevent, and, when necessary,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Public Health

    Productive Processing of Internal and External Reality, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Matthias Richter

    This book develops a new model of the genesis of health, on the basis of the interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Hurrelmann and Richter build upon the basic theories of health and the popular model of salutogenesis to offer a comprehensive interdisciplinary theory of health…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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