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  • Tackling Causes and Consequences of Health Inequalities

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Matheson, John Patterson, Laura Neilson

    Addressing health inequalities is a key focus for health and social care organizations, yet this is the first book to explore how best frontline health workers in areas of deprivation can address these problems. Aimed at doctors and their wider multidisciplinary teams, this book provides key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 
    CRC Press

  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Paperback – 2020-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Welfare and the Welfare State

    Central Issues Now and in the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state is still very much central in people’s everyday life. The welfare state is at the same time contested and debated, and has often been argued to be in a crisis not only in the wake of the financial crisis. Welfare and welfare states used to be a national issue and prerogative.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Lost in Perfection

    Impacts of Optimisation on Culture and Psyche, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch, Hartmut Rosa

    The permanent struggle for optimisation can be seen as one of the most significant cultural principles of contemporary Western societies: the demand for improved performance and efficiency as well as the pursuit of self-improvement are con-sidered necessary in order to keep pace with an accelerated…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Psychologization of Society

    On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway, 1st Edition

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    The Psychologization of Society explores the manner in which psychology has increasingly crept into everyday life, with nature reduced to a source of mental health, the belief in God motivated by health not salvation, sin and evil turned into psychiatric diagnosis and the market economy being…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Therapeutic Cultures

  • Childlessness in the Age of Communication: Deconstructing Silence

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Archetti

    Cristina Archetti started researching childlessness after being diagnosed with "unexplained infertility". She soon discovered that, although involuntary childlessness affects an increasing number of women and men across the world, this topic is shrouded taboo and shame. This book is both a readable…

    Hardback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Hugh W Mellor

    Originally published in 1985 The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare considers the voluntary sector as a provider of social welfare. The book asks the fundamental questions for those involved in social welfare: what should the role of this voluntary sector be, and what should its…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Towards a Global Femicide Index

    Counting the Costs, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence.While there are global indices for deaths that relate to public violence, such as terrorism, there is to date no systematic global count of killings of women by their intimate…

    Hardback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge
    Criminology in Focus

  • A Question of Choice

    Bioethical Reflections on a Spiritual Response to the Technological Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Pamela McGrath

    First published in 1997, this book contributes to our understanding of the way our society responds to issues of death and dying. The trans-disciplinary research which informs this discussion is situated in the disciplines of bioethics and palliative care. Postmodern notions of discourse and power…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Designs for Living

    A Comparative Approach to Normalisation for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Steven Carnaby

    First published in 1999, this volume explores how the principle of normalisation informs British learning disability services by instructing them to help service users acquire behaviours and characteristics which are as 'culturally normative as possible'. While many studies have attempted…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Constructing Social Work Practices

    1st Edition

    By Arja Jokinen

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila

    First published in 1999, Jokinen , Juhila and Poso comprises both theoretical/reflexive articles and articles based on empirical social constructionist studies. It provokes new ways of looking at social work practices as interpretative and interactive processes. In addition to this theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Coping with Homelessness

    Issues to be Tackled and Best Practices in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dragana Avramov

    First published in 1999. The phenomenon of homelessness is not new, but it has only recently been perceived as a social problem in European Member States. Even in the early 1990s little was known about the paths in and out of homelessness. This volume presents the papers arising from EUROHOME:…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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