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  • Non-Religious Pastoral Care

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Savage

    This ground-breaking book is a guide to non-religious pastoral care practice in healthcare, prisons, education, and the armed forces in the UK. It brings a new perspective to our understanding of care services traditionally offered by chaplaincy departments. The book charts the progress from a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Place and Identity

    The Performance of Home, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Climate Information for Public Health Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madeleine C. Thomson, Simon J. Mason

    Policy-makers are increasingly concerned about the impact of climate variability and change on the health of vulnerable populations. Variations and trends in climatic factors and extreme weather events impact many health outcomes, including malaria, heat stress and undernutrition.   Climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Transnational Mobility and Global Health

    Traversing Borders and Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Koehn

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health spotlights the powerful and dynamic intersections of human movement, inequality, and health. The book explores the interacting political, economic, social, cultural, and climatic drivers of health and migration, proposing innovative ways to enhance global…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Medical Professionals

    Conflicts and Quandaries in Medical Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Montgomery, Wendy Lipworth

    Medical Professionals: Conflicts and Quandaries in Medical Practice offers a fresh approach to understanding the role-related conflicts and quandaries that pervade contemporary medical practice. While a focus on professional conflicts is not new in the literature, what is missing is a volume that…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries

    Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Malin Jordal

    Bringing together an international range of case studies and interviews with individuals who have had genital re/construction, Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries explores the socio-cultural meanings of clitoral re/construction following female genital cutting (FGC), hymen reconstruction,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Delivering Resilient Health Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Hollnagel, Jeffrey Braithwaite, Robert L. Wears

    Health care is under tremendous pressure regarding efficiency, safety, and economic viability. It has responded by adopting techniques that have been useful in other industries, such as quality management, lean production, and high reliability – although with limited, and all-too-often…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • The Future of the Social Investment State

    Politics, Policies and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marius R. Busemeyer, Caroline de la Porte, Julian L. Garritzmann, Emmanuele Pavolini

    Social investment is part of a strategy to modernize the European welfare states by focusing on human resource development throughout the life-course, while ensuring financial sustainability. The last decades have seen cost containment in areas such as pensions and health care, but also expansion…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen MacEachen

    The rising cost of illness and disability benefits are one of today’s biggest social and labour market challenges. The promise of activation-oriented work disability policies was labour market engagement for all people, regardless of illness, injury or impairment. However, the reality has been more…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Police Responses to People with Mental Illnesses

    Global Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duncan Chappell

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Police Practice and Research

  • Thinking Politically about HIV

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kent Buse, Dennis Altman

    AIDS has a unique political history. As fears grew of a global pandemic on the scale of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS was briefly treated as an issue of high politics in the international arena and generated significant resources for country programmes. That initial commitment is now declining,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

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