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  • 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

  • Risk and Harm in Youth Sexting

    Young People’s Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Emily Setty

    This book draws upon interviews with teenage young people to explore their perspectives on risk and harm in ‘youth sexting culture’. It focuses specifically on digital sexual image-sharing among young people. It contextualises the findings in terms of the wider literature on youth sexting and the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Sustaining Social Inclusion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beth R. 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 – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Undernutrition, Agriculture and Public Provisioning

    The Impact on Women and Children in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Swarna Sadasivam Vepa, Brinda Viswanathan

    Using quantitative techniques, this volume provides empirical evidence on the crucial role of public provisioning of food, water, sanitation and health care in reducing undernutrition in women and children in India. The linkages are cogently explored and connected to the Sustainable Development…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • 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 four countries – Sweden, England, Australia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Digital Work and the Platform Economy

    Understanding Tasks, Skills and Capabilities in the New Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Seppo Poutanen, Anne Kovalainen, Petri Rouvinen

    "Uberization," "digitalization," "platform economy," "gig economy," and "sharing economy" are some of the buzzwords that characterize the current intense discussions about the development of the economy and work around the world, among both experts and laypersons. Immense changes in the ways goods…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Eco-activism and Social Work

    New Directions in Leadership and Group Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dyann Ross, Martin Brueckner, Marilyn Palmer, Wallea Eaglehawk

    Social workers are called upon to shift from a human-centric bias to an ecological ethical sensibility by embracing love as integral to their justice mission and by extending the idea of social justice to include environmental and species justice. This book presents the love ethic model as a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Environmental Social Work

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