Health and Social Care Products

  • Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    Disease, Social and Cultural Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    Individuals and families face challenges at the end of life that can vary significantly depending on social and cultural contexts, yet more than ever is now known about the needs that cut across the great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death. A number of behavioural interventions…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research

    Co-production with Community Partners in Action, 1st Edition

    By Mike Seal

    Involvement of community partners in the structure and design of services is largely accepted in principle, but its practice is heavily contested. This book argues that the co-production of research is one of the best ways to involve community partners. As well as having intrinsic value in and of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Doing Research In and On the Digital

    Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie

    As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Medicine, Health and Being Human

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lesa Scholl

    Medicine, Health and Being Human begins a conversation to explore how the medical has defined us: that is, the ways in which perspectives of medicine and health have affected cultural understandings of what it means to be human. With chapters that span from the early modern period through to the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness, 1st Edition

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories, 1st Edition

    By Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human–environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life Course

    Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonali Shah, Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    This is the first book to explore the interplay of disability, gender and violence over the life course from researcher, practitioner and survivor perspectives. It gives due weight to the accounts of disabled children and adults who have survived institutional or individual violence, evidencing…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Affect in Relation

    Families, Places, Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgitt Röttger-Rössler, Jan Slaby

    Decades of research on affect and emotion have brought out the paramount importance of affective processes for human lives. Affect in Relation brings together perspectives from social science and cultural studies to analyze the formative, subject constituting potentials of affect and emotion.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Philosophy of Population Health

    Philosophy for a New Public Health Era, 1st Edition

    By Sean A Valles

    Population health has recently grown from a series of loosely connected critiques of twentieth-century public health and medicine into a theoretical framework with a corresponding field of research—population health science. Its approach is to promote the public’s health through improving everyday…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Domestic Violence

    Women, Divorce and Alternative Justice, 1st Edition

    By Dafna Lavi

    Dealing with the interface between the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) movement and the phenomenon of domestic violence against women, this book examines the phenomenon of divorce disputes involving violence through the prism of ‘alternative justice’ and the dispute resolution mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Pharmaceutical Patent Protection and World Trade Law

    The Unresolved Problem of Access to Medicines, 1st Edition

    By Jae Sundaram

    Patents, including pharmaceutical patents, enjoy extended protection for twenty years under the TRIPs Agreement. The Agreement has resulted in creating a two-tier system of the World Trade Organisation Member States, and its implementation has seen the price of pharmaceutical products skyrocket,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

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