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  • Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine

    Historical and Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Reinarz, Rebecca Wynter

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy in America

    The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Sadowsky

    Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idealized. Some detractors consider its very use to be a human rights violation, while some promoters depict it as a miracle, the "penicillin of psychiatry." This book traces the American history of one of the most controversial procedures in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The End of Physiotherapy

    1st Edition

    By David A. Nicholls

    Physiotherapy is arriving at a critical point in its history. Since World War I, physiotherapy has been one of the largest allied health professions and the established provider of orthodox physical rehabilitation. But ageing populations of increasingly chronically ill people, a growing scepticism…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Hospitals and Healing from Antiquity to the Later Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    The first part of this collection brings together a selection of Peregrine Horden's papers on the history of hospitals and related institutions of welfare provision from their origins in Late Antiquity to their medieval flourishing in Byzantium and the Islamic lands as well as in western Europe.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Roy Porter

    First published in 1993. Although today, medicine and literature are widely seen as falling on different sides of the ‘two cultures’ divide, this was not so in the eighteenth century when doctors, scientists, writers and artists formed a well-integrated educate elite. This book uncovers the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Doctor of Society

    Tom Beddoes and the Sick Trade in Late-Enlightenment England, 1st Edition

    By Roy Porter

    First published in 1992, this book explores how we come to hold our present attitudes towards health, sickness and the medical profession. Roy Porter argues that the outlook of the age of Enlightenment was crucially important in the creation of modern thinking about disease, doctors and society. To…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • The British National Health Service

    State Intervention in the Medical Marketplace, 1911-1948, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Schildein Grimes

    First published in 1991, this book charts the inception of the British National Health Service from 1911 to 1948. It pays specific attention to the struggle of doctors to achieve work control in the medical marketplace during this turbulent time. With particular focus on the medical profession, it…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • Frederic Leighton

    Death, Mortality, Resurrection, 1st Edition

    By Keren Rosa Hammerschlag

    Keren Rosa Hammerschlag's Frederic Leighton: Death, Mortality, Resurrection offers a timely reexamination of the art of the late Victorian period's most institutionally powerful artist, Frederic Lord Leighton (1830-1896). As President of the Royal Academy from 1878 to 1896, Leighton was committed…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Visible Numbers

    Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miles A. Kimball, Charles Kostelnick

    Bringing together scholars from around the world, this collection examines many of the historical developments in making data visible through charts, graphs, thematic maps, and now interactive displays. Today, we are used to seeing data portrayed in a dizzying array of graphic forms. Virtually any…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By C. F. Goodey

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids, 1st Edition

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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