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  • Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber Pearson, Asiki Gershim, Adriana Allen, Geoff DeVerteuil

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Belonging and Social Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    By Iva Strnadova, Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley

    Focusing on the commonly advocated concept of social inclusion in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, this book argues that the current approach has not succeeded in supporting people to lead good lives in the community. It instead advocates the importance of belonging as a basis…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 

  • Children, Nature and Food

    Organising Eating in School

    By Mara Miele, Monica Truninger

    Children and young people's food practices and lifestyles are perhaps more visible and contested than ever before. Increased levels of public and media debate concerning young people's health, leisure and dietry activities has led to a number of recent policy initiatives aimed at improving&…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Critical Food Studies

  • Confronting Icarus: A Psycho-social Perspective on Haematological Malignancies

    By Pam McGrath

    This title was first publihsed in 2000:  Confronting Icarus, is the first book to bring together all of the original research that has been published to date on the psycho-social aspects of Haematological malignancies. This is a practical book to be used by health care practitioners and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Institutional Responses to Drug Demand in Central Europe

    By Flip Maas

    Edited by Patrick Kenis

    This title was first first published in 2002: Understanding the link between institutional contexts and drug problems is crucial to the process of developing appropriate drug policies and drug demand reduction strategies. However, this link is too often taken for granted, with most drug-related…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mothers, Young People and Chronic Illness

    By Clare Williams

    This title was first published in 2003: Although young people are generally very healthy, it has become clear that many of the health behaviours of young people can have serious consequences later in life. This is particularly so with the management of chronic illness, where poor management can…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • Disability, Mobility and Space

    Understanding access through the embodied experience of women wheelchair users

    By Mariela Gaete Reyes

    Disabled people’s mobility, movement and access into and around the built environment is often constrained by physical and socio-attitudinal barriers. Based upon first-hand research studying the daily mobility and movement of female wheelchair users in different urban environments in England, this…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Academic
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Conversations on Embodiment across Higher Education

    Practice, teaching and research

    Edited by Jennifer Leigh

    Academics using embodied approaches can be found across a wide variety of disciplines, fields and settings in the academy. Embodiment is however, a contested term and the literature is fragmented, particularly in the field of Higher Education. This has resulted in isolated silos of work that are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    What does it mean to get older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) person? What gaps in knowledge about LGBT ageing remain? This timely and innovative book reports on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council which aimed to address gaps in knowledge about older LGBT…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

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