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  • 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

  • Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Chiara Fonio

    Big data, surveillance, crisis management. Three largely different and richly researched fields, however, the interplay amongst these three domains is rarely addressed. In this enlightening title, the link between these three fields is explored in a consequential order through a variety of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture

    Something. Nothing. Everything, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol-Ann Farkas

    Pain. Chronic digestive symptoms. Poor sleep. Neuropathy. Sensory disturbances. Fatigue. Panic. Constant illness and discomfort. Frequent difficulty coping with work, school, relationships. Despite the common experience of being told that it’s all in their heads, that they’re just making…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Women's Transitions from Prison

    The Post-Release Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Disability and Postsocialism

    1st Edition

    By Teodor Mladenov

    In the decades following the collapse of state socialism at the end of 1980s, disabled people in Central and Eastern Europe endured economic marginalisation, cultural devaluation and political disempowerment. Some of the mechanisms producing these injustices were inherited from state socialism,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Valuing Profoundly Disabled People

    Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth, 1st Edition

    By John Vorhaus

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

  • An Emerging Approach for Education and Care

    Implementing a Worldwide Classification of Functioning and Disability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana Castro, Olympia Palikara

    An Emerging Approach for Education and Care provides a synthesis of the extensive research that has been conducted worldwide about the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth in education and care. The main purpose of the ICF is to provide a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Welfare Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Kjørstad, May-Britt Solem

    As a discipline, social work needs an inclusive metatheory for both research and practice that goes beyond positivism and constructivism. This is the first book to present and discuss how critical realism can contribute to a more useful and realistic approach to both research and practice in social…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City, 1st Edition

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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