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  • Celebrity Philanthropy and Activism

    Mediated Interventions in the Global Public Sphere, 1st Edition

    By Hilde Van Den Bulck

    In recent years, celebrity philanthropy and activism has attracted much attention from the media, sparking a great deal of public interest. As exponents and endorsers of the marketisation and corporatisation of philanthropy and activism, globally renowned super-celebrities habitually lend their…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Domestic Homicide

    Patterns and Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Marieke Liem, Frans Koenraadt

    The literature on domestic violence will often treat homicide as its most extreme outcome. The reality is more nuanced, with many domestic homicides occurring within a history of abusive behaviour. This book offers a much-needed synthesis of the literature on domestic homicide, covering its history…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • International Perspectives on Teaching with Disability

    Overcoming Obstacles and Enriching Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Jeffress

    Efforts to reduce discrimination and increase diversity on campuses, coupled with shrinking budgets causing administrators to devote more resources toward recruiting and retaining students with disabilities, are fuelling an explosion of research in the area of inclusive education. An important…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Marriage Trafficking

    Women in Forced Wedlock, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Quek

    This book examines the traffic in women for marriage, a phenomenon that has been largely overlooked in international efforts to address the problem of human trafficking. In contrast to current international and state-based approaches to trafficking, which tend to focus on sex trafficking and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Disability, Normalcy, and the Everyday

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gareth M. Thomas, Dikaios Sakellariou

    Many critical analyses of disability address important ‘macro’ concerns, but are often far removed from an interactional and micro-level focus. Written by leading scholars in the field, and containing a range of theoretical and empirical contributions from around the world, this book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14

  • Protests in the Information Age

    Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucas Melgaço, Jeffrey Monaghan

    Information and communication technologies have transformed the dynamics of contention in contemporary society. Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, and devices such as smartphones have increasingly played a central role in facilitating and mobilizing social movements…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Sociology, Health and the Fractured Society

    A Critical Realist Account, 1st Edition

    By Graham Scambler

    It is now accepted that many of the determinants of health and health care are social. This volume offers a philosophical and theoretical frame within which the nature and extent of this might be optimally examined. The analysis is rooted in Roy Bhaskar’s basic and dialectical critical realism,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • The Penal Voluntary Sector

    1st Edition

    By Philippa Tomczak

    Winner of the 2017 British Society of Criminology Book Prize The penal voluntary sector and the relationships between punishment and charity are more topical than ever before in countries around the world. In recent years in England and Wales, the sector has featured significantly in both policy…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Conceptualising Public Health

    Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Kananen, Sophy Bergenheim, Merle Wessel

    In Germanic and Nordic languages, the term for ‘public health’ literally translates to ‘people’s health’, for example Volksgesundheit in German, folkhälsa in Swedish and kansanterveys in Finnish. Covering a period stretching from the late nineteenth century to the present day, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

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