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  • Public Health Evaluation and the Social Determinants of Health

    1st Edition

    By Allyson Kelley

    Compelling evidence shows health disparities are the result of inequalities in income, education, limited access to medical care, substandard social environments, and poor economic conditions. This book introduces these social determinants of health, discusses how they relate to public health…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 

  • The Regulation of Cosmetic Procedures

    Legal, Ethical and Practical Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Latham, Jean Mchale

    This book examines the ethical and regulatory debates surrounding the rise of the cosmetic procedures industry. In the past, cosmetic procedures were often seen as limited to a small number of wealthy older women. Today, such procedures have gone mainstream, partly facilitated by the rise of "…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 

  • A New Theory of Conscientious Objection in Medicine

    Justification and Reasonability, 1st Edition

    By Robert F. Card

    This book argues that a conscientiously objecting medical professional should receive an exemption only if the grounds of an objector’s refusal are reasonable. It defends a detailed, contextual account of public reasonability suited for healthcare, which builds from the overarching concept of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    Is it lawful for a doctor to give a patient life-shortening pain relief? Can treatment be lawfully provided to a child under 16 on the basis of her consent alone? Is it lawful to remove food and water provided by tube to a patient in a vegetative state? Is a woman’s refusal of a caesarean section…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 

  • Seminal Issues in Mental Health Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Peay

    In the complex and sometimes volatile area of mental health law, this volume provides ready access to key articles from around the world. Each article has been chosen for its definitive focus on critical issues. The work is divided into three parts. Part I: Principles looks thematically at…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 

  • Lifestyle and Medicine in the Enlightenment

    The Six Non-Naturals in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Kennaway, Rina Knoeff

    The biggest challenges in public health today are often related to attitudes, diet and exercise. In many ways, this marks a return to the state of medicine in the eighteenth century, when ideals of healthy living were a much more central part of the European consciousness than they have become…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Embracing Vulnerability

    The Challenges and Implications for Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    This book brings together legal scholars engaging with vulnerability theory to explore the implications and challenges for law of understanding vulnerability as generative, and a source of connection and development. The book is structured into five sections that cover fields of law where there is…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 

  • Educating Doctors' Senses Through the Medical Humanities

    "How Do I Look?", 1st Edition

    By Alan Bleakley

    Educating Doctors’ Senses Through the Medical Humanities: "How Do I Look?" uses the medical diagnostic method to identify a chronic symptom in medical culture: the unintentional production of insensibility through compulsory mis-education. This book identifies the symptom and its origins and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Governance Ethics in Healthcare Organizations

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Magill, Lawrence Prybil

    Drawing on the findings of a series of empirical studies undertaken with boards of directors and CEOs in the United States, this groundbreaking book develops a new paradigm to provide a structured analysis of ethical healthcare governance. Governance Ethics in Healthcare Organizations begins by…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Birthing Outside the System

    The Canary in the Coal Mine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Dahlen, Bashi Kumar-Hazard, Virginia Schmied

    This book investigates why women choose ‘birth outside the system’ and makes connections between women’s right to choose where they birth and violations of human rights within maternity care systems. Choosing to birth at home can force women out of mainstream maternity care, despite research…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Critical Research in Football

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