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  • Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • State of the Young Child in India

    1st Edition

    By Mobile Creches

    This Report is one of the first comprehensive studies on young children in India. It focuses on children under 6 years of age and presents key aspects of their wellbeing and development. With the highest number of neonatal, infant and under-5 deaths in the world, there is an urgent need to address…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge India

  • Brokering Circular Labour Migration

    A Mobile Ethnography of Migrant Care Workers’ Journey to Switzerland, 1st Edition

    By Huey Shy Chau

    This book examines the commercialisation of domestic and care work through private agencies organising transnational care arrangements by brokering migrant workers. The book focuses on the emergence of private for-profit home care agencies post the 2011 extension of the Free Movement of Workers to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa

    An Ethnography of (In)vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Hans Reihling

    Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa explores how different masculinities modulate substance use, interpersonal violence, suicidality, and AIDS as well as recovery cross-culturally. With a focus on three male protagonists living in very distinct urban areas of Cape Town, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Sustaining Social Inclusion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beth Crisp, Ann Taket

    Sustaining Social Inclusion is the third in a series on social exclusion and social inclusion. It explores what different understandings of sustainability mean in respect of social inclusion in the variety of fields that deal with human health and wellbeing. The book is global in its scope, with…

    Hardback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge

  • China's Commercial Health Insurance

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    This book examines the financing of China’s health system, argues that present arrangements are not adequate and proposes an increased role for commercial health insurance as a way of overcoming the difficulties. Highlighting that China’s present social medical insurance system can only cover basic…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

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