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  • European Neonatal Research

    Consent, Ethics Committees and Law

    Edited by Su Mason, Chris Megone

    This title was first published in 2001. An important book presenting the results of the European Union funded EURICON project in biomedical ethics. Involving experts in eleven countries, this project was motivated by European neonatal clinicians’ concerns about the problem of obtaining informed…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children, Food and Nature

    Organising Meals in Schools

    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 – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • 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
    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
    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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • 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 grow 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 – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Abjectly Boundless

    Boundaries, Bodies and Health Work

    By Trudy Rudge

    Edited by Dave Holmes

    Within a variety of practice environments, health professionals often experience feelings of disgust and repulsion towards the presence of an abject object. Cadaverous, sick, disabled bodies, troubled minds, wounds, vomit and so forth are all part of health and care work and threaten the clean and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Illness

    The Cry of the Flesh, 3rd Edition

    By Havi Carel

    What is illness? Is it a physiological dysfunction, a social label, or a way of experiencing the world? How do the physical, social and emotional worlds of a person change when they become ill? Can there be well-being within illness? In this remarkable and thought-provoking book, Havi Carel…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge

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