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  • Migrant Health Professionals and the Global Labour Market

    The Dreams and Traps of Nepali Nurses, 1st Edition

    By Radha Adhikari

    This book offers a fresh perspective on gender debates in Nepal and analyses how the international migration of the first generation of professional female Nepali nurses has been a catalyst for social change. With unprecedented access to study participants in Nepal (the source country),…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • 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

  • A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office

    Homo Sedens in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bridger

    This is a short guide on sit-stand working in the office. It reviews the research on sitting and standing at work from the 1950s to present and provides guidance for specialists, therapists, practitioners, and managers. The book is illustrated with many photos and figures, provides guidance for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Ethics and Error in Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Sandra L. Borden

    This book is a collection of original, interdisciplinary essays on the topic of medical error. Given the complexities of understanding, preventing, and responding to medical error in ethically responsible ways, the scope of the book is fairly broad. The contributors include top scholars and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Housing, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Battersby, Véronique Ezratty, David Ormandy

    Housing is a social determinant of health and this book aims to provide a concise source of the theory and evidence on safe and healthy housing to inform students, academics, public and environmental health practitioners, and policy-makers, nationally and internationally. The book reviews the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Routledge International Handbook of Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane M. Ussher, Joan C. Chrisler, Janette Perz

    The Routledge International Handbook of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health is the authoritative reference work on important, leading-edge developments in the domains of women’s sexual and reproductive health. The handbook adopts a life-cycle approach to examine key milestones and events in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Welcoming LGBT Residents

    A Practical Guide for Senior Living Staff, 1st Edition

    By Tim R. Johnston

    Welcoming LGBT Residents is the first comprehensive guide to working with LGBT older adults in senior living settings. The LGBT older adult population represents one of the fastest-growing subpopulations within our aging society. Despite the increasing demand for LGBT-affirming services there is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Cannabis as Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Betty Wedman-St.Louis

    For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations

    How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas A. Valcik

    This book shows how Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Privatization of Care

    The Case of Nursing Homes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong

    Nursing homes are where some of the most vulnerable live and work. In too many homes, the conditions of work make it difficult to make care as good as it can be. For the last eight years an international team from Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, the US and Canada have been searching for promising…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • 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

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