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  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals, 1st Edition

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Civil Society Engagement

    Achieving Better in Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer

    Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • A Sociological Approach to Acquired Brain Injury and Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Harvey

    Inspired by the author’s personal experience of sustaining acquired brain injury (ABI), this path-breaking book explores the (re)construction of identity after ABI. It offers a way of understanding ABI through a social scientific lens, promoting an understanding that is generated through close…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Nurmi

    Mass violence and terrorism are a salient phenomenon in the late modern society, showing no sign of decline. Proactive results from the long, ongoing debate of how to address these issues are therefore increasingly necessary – not just in the context of prevention, but also in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Negotiating the Emotional Challenges of Conducting Deeply Personal Research in Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra "Xan" C.H. Nowakowski, J. E. Sumerau

    Public health researchers and clinicians regularly work with people who have suffered physical and mental trauma. Knowing how to conduct a study or treat a patient while navigating deep emotional issues requires special skills and overall awareness of how trauma can impact the process and outcomes…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking and Exploitation

    Lessons from Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Belachew Gebrewold, Johanna Kostenzer, Andreas Th. Müller

    Human trafficking is a serious human rights violation that leads to the gross exploitation of its victims, who are coerced into forced labor and slavery across the globe. As the current migration movement and refugee situation reaches crisis point in Europe, the risk of human trafficking from the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life

    A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate, 1st Edition

    By Simon Foley

    One of the perennial political/philosophical questions concerns whether it is ever justifiable for a third party to paternalistically restrict an adult’s freedom to ensure their own, or society’s, best interests are protected. Wherever one stands on this debate it remains the case that, unlike…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Trauma, Shame, and Secret Making

    Being a Family Without a Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Francis Joseph Harrington

    Trauma, Shame, and Secret Making provides a descriptive, qualitative inquiry into a family’s unsuccessful attempts across generations to repress the memories of an early life trauma. Broad in its scope, Trauma, Shame, and Secret Making explores more than one hundred years in the life of a single…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Body Image as an Everyday Problematic

    Looking Good, 1st Edition

    By Félix Díaz Martínez

    It is well known that body image has been associated to health risks related to eating habits. However, to what extent do identity categories, everyday social interaction and common discourses affect our preoccupations and sufferings related to body image in contemporary society, and our…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Radical Sex Between Men

    Assembling Desiring-Machines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dave Holmes, Stuart J. Murray, Thomas Foth

    Bringing together theory and public health practice, this interdisciplinary collection analyses three forms of nonconventional or radical sexualities: bareback sex, BDSM practices, and public sex. Drawing together the latest empirical research from Brazil, Canada, Spain, and the USA, it mobilizes…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Sexualities in Society

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