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  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus, Anita Ghimire, Grace Bentebya Kyomuhendo

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory and practice. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Health and Political Engagement

    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

  • Health, Disability and the Capability Approach

    Edited by Sophie Mitra, Jennifer Prah Ruger

    This book focuses on two areas of substantial and growing importance to the human development and capability approach: health and disability. The research on disability, health and the capability approach has been diverse in the topics it covers, and the conceptual frameworks and methodologies it…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The 25 Issues that Shape American Politics

    Debates, Differences, and Divisions

    By Michael Kryzanek, Ann K. Karreth

    This book is organized to examine the major subjects taught in American politics through the lens of twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politics and policy today. These key issues reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals, and hopes of the American people. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Russian Modernisation

    Structures and Agencies

    Edited by Markku Kivinen, Terry Cox

    Russia’s post-Soviet modernisation is complex and subject to changing interpretations among Russian political leaders and observers of Russia. This has created serious problems for understanding Russia and the changes it is currently undergoing. With this in mind, a new Finnish Centre of Excellence…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Politics and Anti-Politics of Social Movements

    Religion and AIDS in Africa

    Edited by Marian Burchardt, Amy Patterson, Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

    This book explores the nature, significance and consequences of the religious activism surrounding AIDS in Africa. While African religion was relatively marginal in inspiring or contributing to AIDS activism during the early days of the epidemic, this situation has changed dramatically. In order to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Chinese National Health Care Reform

    On the Mend?

    Edited by Alex Jingwei He, Qingyue Meng

    Five years have elapsed since the Chinese government announced its ambitious health care reform programme. The fact that both the United States and China unfolded their gigantic national health care reforms almost simultaneously is reflective of the daunting health policy challenges that most…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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