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  • 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

  • Change or Continuity in Drug Policy

    The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tieberghien

    While evidence-based policy is an emerging rhetoric of the desire by and for governments to develop policies based on the best available evidence, drug policy is an area where particular challenges abound. This book is a detailed and comprehensive examination of the contours of drug policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Organizational Change and Innovation in Health Care

    An Everyday Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Anne Reff Pedersen

    This book explores the hospital via organisational ethnography (OE), an approach that involves a mix of fieldwork methods designed to analyse the hospital which also includes participatory observation, qualitative interviews and shadowing. One way to define a hospital is by its high level of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Family Experience of Brain Injury

    Surviving, Coping, Adjusting, 1st Edition

    By Jo Clark-Wilson, Mark Holloway

    Brain Injury not only affects its victim, but those around them. In many cases, relatives are often overlooked despite facing many obstacles accepting and adjusting to a new way of life. Family Experience of Brain Injury showcases a unique collaboration between relatives of brain injured…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Financing Healthcare in China

    Towards universal health insurance, 1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    China’s current social medical insurance system has nominally covered more than 95 per cent of 1.4 billion population in China and is moving towards the ambitious goal of universal health insurance coverage. Challenges posed by a rapidly ageing population, an inherently discriminatory design of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Listeria Monocytogenes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dongyou Liu

    Once feared as a deadly intracellular bacterium with the extraordinary capacity to survive a wide array of arduous external stressors, Listeria monocytogenes is increasingly recognized as a preferred vector for delivering anti-infective and anti-cancer vaccine molecules. A reliable, single-source…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

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