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  • 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

  • Applied Biostatistical Principles and Concepts

    Clinicians' Guide to Data Analysis and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Laurens Holmes, Jr.

    The past three decades have witnessed modern advances in statistical modeling and evidence discovery in biomedical, clinical, and population-based research. With these advances come the challenges in accurate model stipulation and application of models in scientific evidence discovery Applied…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Mediation in Family Disputes

    Principles of Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Marian Roberts

    This is the authoritative textbook on family mediation. As well as mediators, this work will be indispensable for practitioners and scholars across a wide range of fields, including social work and law. It draws on a wide cross-disciplinary theoretical literature and on the author's extensive and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Childhood, Literature and Science

    Fragile Subjects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jutta Ahlbeck, Päivi Lappalainen, Kati Launis, Kirsi Tuohela

    How do we understand, imagine and remember childhood? In what ways do cultural representations and scientific discourses meet in their ways of portraying children? Childhood, Literature and Science aims to answer these questions by tracing how images of childhood(s) and children in Western…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Health and Political Engagement

    1st Edition

    By Mikko Mattila, Lauri Rapeli, Hanna Wass, Peter Söderlund

    Social scientists have only recently begun to explore the link between health and political engagement. Understanding this relationship is vitally important from both a scholarly and a policy-making perspective. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of health and political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability

    Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation, 1st Edition

    By Niklas Altermark

    What happens when a group traditionally defined as lacking the necessary capacities of citizenship is targeted by government programs that have made ‘citizenship inclusion’ their main goal? Combining theoretical perspectives of political philosophy, social theory, and disability studies, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Governing Child Abuse Voices and Victimisation

    The Use of Public Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in Christian Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Jodi Death

    Child sexual abuse by clergy within the Roman Catholic Church has emerged as a social and political discourse over the last three decades. The analysis here specifically focuses on the establishment, conduct, and outcomes of the extensive public inquiries of Australia, although inquiries in other…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Public Health Research Methods for Partnerships and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melody S. Goodman, Vetta Sanders Thompson

    Translating research into practice involves creating interventions that are relevant to improving the lives of a target population. Community engaged research has emerged as an evidence-based approach to better address the complex issues that affect the health of marginalized populations. Written…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries

    Situation and Socialization, 1st Edition

    By Zsófia Ignácz

    Fairness of wage distribution – or the perception of such – is a phenomenon crucial for the stability of new democracies. While theories exist about how change of the political system trickles down to the attitudinal level, the systematic analysis of the effect of economic transition on public…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

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