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  • Religious Literacy in Hospice Care

    Challenges and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Panagiotis Pentaris

    This is the first book to explore how religion, belief and spirituality are negotiated in hospice care. Specifically, it considers the significant place that spiritual care has in hospice care and claims that the changing role of religion and belief in society highlights the need to re-examine how…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • The Management of Wicked Problems in Health and Social Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Will Thomas, Anneli Hujala, Sanna Laulainen, Robert McMurray

    At a time of growing pressure on health and social care services, this book draws together contributions which highlight contemporary challenges for their management. Providing a range of contributions that draw on a Critical Management Studies perspective the book raises macro-level concerns with…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Drug Control and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Wisehart

    This book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in light of the growing challenges and criticism that this system faces. In the current debate on global drug policy, the central pillars of the international drug control system – the UN Drug Conventions as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Parents Killing Children

    Crossing the Invisible Line, 1st Edition

    By Janice Sim

    Parents Killing Children: Crossing the Invisible Line explores hidden forms of violence within the family. This socio-legal study addresses the interactions between the family and the state, focusing on six parent perpetrators and the ways in which child endangerment is concealed within society.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media

    1st Edition

    By Christina Julios

    This book explores the phenomenon of anti-femail genital mutilation (FGM) social media activism. Against a backdrop of over 200 million girls and women worldwide affected by FGM, this volume examines key global online campaigns to end the practice, involving leading virtual platforms such as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    What does it mean to grow older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) person? What gaps in knowledge about LGBT ageing remain? This timely and innovative book reports on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council which aimed to address gaps in knowledge about older LGBT…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Engendering Transformative Change in International Development

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Fletcher

    The Sustainable Development Goals were launched in 2015 with grand ambitions for ending poverty, protecting the planet, and ensuring prosperity for all, with ‘no one left behind’. However, these goals will be impossible to achieve without addressing inequity, inequality, marginalisation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Visual Communication for Social Work Practice

    Power, Culture, Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sonia M. Tascón

    How are we to understand how the dominance of visual images and representations in late modernity affects Social Work practice, research and education? Social workers are increasingly using still and moving images to illustrate their work, to create new knowledge, and to further specific groups’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Transnational Mobility and Global Health

    Traversing Borders and Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Koehn

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health spotlights the powerful and dynamic intersections of human movement, inequality, and health. The book explores the interacting political, economic, social, cultural, and climatic drivers of health and migration, proposing innovative ways to enhance global…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Medical Professionals

    Conflicts and Quandaries in Medical Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Montgomery, Wendy Lipworth

    Medical Professionals: Conflicts and Quandaries in Medical Practice offers a fresh approach to understanding the role-related conflicts and quandaries that pervade contemporary medical practice. While a focus on professional conflicts is not new in the literature, what is missing is a volume that…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries

    Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Malin Jordal

    Bringing together an international range of case studies and interviews with individuals who have had genital re/construction, Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries explores the socio-cultural meanings of clitoral re/construction following female genital cutting (FGC), hymen reconstruction,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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