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  • Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Parental Vigilant Care

    A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers

    Edited by Haim Omer

    This volume presents the concept of vigilant care as a protective and non-intrusive parental attitude to risky behaviors of children and adolescents. The effective component in vigilant care is not control, but parental presence. Vigilant care is a flexible attitude in which parents shift between…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Sexual Health

    Critical Psychological Perspectives

    By Poul Rohleder, Stine Hellum Braathen, Mark Thomas Carew

    The sexual lives of people with disabilities are rarely discussed. It is as if, because someone has a biological or psychological impairment, they do not exist as a sexual being. As such, many people with disabilities feel marginalised and powerless not only in their day-today lives, but also in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi, Robin Gauld

    For the last two decades, major Asian economies have successfully kept their economic growth momentum going. Now, as these economies are entering a new phase of economic growth, more attention is being paid to their respective states of social development, especially the provision and the expansion…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Professional Identity and Social Work

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    How are identities formed among social workers, many of whom perform complex, challenging and ambiguous public sector functions on a regular basis? Why does identity come to matter for professional social work? This book, the first of its kind in the field, examines professional identity in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge Academic

  • Planning Later Life

    Bioethics and Public Health in Ageing Societies

    Edited by Mark Schweda, Larissa Pfaller, Kai Brauer, Frank Adloff, Silke Schicktanz

    This book examines the relevance of modern medicine and healthcare in shaping the lives of elderly persons and aging societies. Combining individual and social dimensions, Planning Later Life discusses the ethical, social, and political consequences of increasing life expectancies and demographic…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Developing Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Adam Barnard

    Addressing the changing world of professionalism, this text combines theory, research and practice, using real case studies, to investigate the process of becoming professional. Mapping the journey from allied or associate practitioner positions through qualifying and into advanced practitioner…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Health Care Economics

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse

    Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood

    By Sherianne Kramer

    Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse is a groundbreaking study into gender, sexuality and victimhood. It examines the cultural conditions of possibility for FSA victimhood as a means to advance contemporary critical understandings of the role of gender and sexuality as instruments of modern power. As the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Social Work and Research in Advanced Welfare States

    Edited by Kjeld Hogsbro, Ian F Shaw

    The aim of this book is to exemplify the ways in which social work and research develop in ‘advanced’ welfare states – countries where public spending is relatively high as a proportion of GNP. While such countries have traditionally been associated with Scandinavian countries in particular, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    The inalienable right to have children is a cornerstone to western societies, and yet for many people, surrogacy remains their only option. This important new book explores this highly contested area through a critical psychology perspective, discussing the many socio-cultural issues and health…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

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