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  • Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health

    2nd Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health examines critical issues and debates, including access to knowledge and medicinal products, human rights and development, innovations in life technologies and the possibility for ethical frameworks for intellectual property law and its application in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture

  • Career Guidance for Social Justice

    Contesting Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tristram Hooley, Ronald Sultana, Rie Thomsen

    This edited collection examines the intersections between career guidance, social justice and neo-liberalism. Contributors offer an original and global discussion of the role of career guidance in the struggle for social justice and evaluate the field from a diverse range of theoretical positions.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Health as International Politics

    Combating Communicable Diseases in the Baltic Sea Region, 1st Edition

    By Geir Hønneland

    In recent years, health has become a pressing issue in international politics - a development which has been reflected in the growth of academic literature on the subject. The emergence of new (and re-emergence of old) infectious diseases since the early 1990s has attracted scholarly interest from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Health Care in Rural China

    Lessons from HeBei Province, 1st Edition

    By Ofra Anson

    This work examines health, defined in its broadest meaning, in rural China today. It explores the current social distribution of health status, health behaviour and health care and the processes by which these came about. By exploring universal questions in the social, historical and political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Living with Drugs

    6th Edition

    By Michael Gossop

    Now in its sixth edition, Living with Drugs continues to be a well-respected and indispensable reference tool. Michael Gossop has updated this new edition to take account of new laws and practices that have come in to place since the previous edition, published in 2000. Written in an accessible…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Pensions: Challenges and Reforms

    1st Edition

    By Einar Overbye

    Throughout the developed world, public and private pension schemes face major challenges that are creating irresistible pressures for reform. Major structural changes in Latin America and in Central and Eastern Europe have led to particularly fierce pressure. Two member states of the European Union…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Disability Identity and Marriage in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Yang

    Based on data collected through in-depth fieldwork observation and interviews in Bai Township, this book examines how women with disabilities in rural Southwest China compensate for their disability identity through marriage. As the first book to theorize the married life of rural-based women with…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Geographical Gerontology

    Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews, Malcolm P. Cutchin

    Understanding where ageing occurs, how it is experienced by different people in different places, and in what ways it is transforming our communities, economies and societies at all levels has become crucial for the development of informed research, policy and programmes. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Person-centred Primary Care

    Searching for the Self, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    Primary care, grounded in the provision of continuous comprehensive person-centred care, is of paramount importance in the delivery of accessible and effective health care around the world. The central notion of person-centred care, however, relies on often-unexamined concepts of self, or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Carolina Borda-Niño-Wildman

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

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