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  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis looking at the global flesh-and-blood impact of the securitization of health on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?

    Abortion, Assisted Dying, Capital Punishment, and Torture, 3rd Edition

    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? looks at several of the most contentious issues in many societies. The book asks, whose rights are protected? How do these rights and protections change over time, and who makes those decisions? This book explores the fundamentally sociological processes which…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • 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 – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

    Edited by Bruce M.Z. Cohen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers, and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just?

    Is the Law Just?

    By Marj Milburn

    This title was first published in 2001. This work is a uniquely multi-disciplinary contribution to the existing bioethical literature on the topic of informed choice of medical services. It is also the first comprehensive bioethical text to confront the central issue of power in the clinical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Health Needs in South Africa

    By Ntombenhle Protasia Khoti Torkington

    This title was first published in 2000:  Although the apartheid regime has now been abolished there is still a great deal of work to be done in order to eliminate the disadvantages it created for the health of black people at both micro and macro levels. This book presents the findings of a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding Stress in Doctors’ Families

    By Usha R. Rout

    This title was first published in 2000:  The first book to examine stress in doctors’ families in the United Kingdom, this book outlines the results of both qualitative and quantitative research data and a thorough literature review of stress in the medical profession. It has been organised in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Well Women

    The Gendered Nature of Health Care Provision

    By Anne Morris, Susan Nott

    This title was first published in 2002.This invaluable collection of essays critically evaluates the treatment received by women as recipients and providers of health care. It looks at how their role and needs are perceived and constructed by the law, by health care organizations, by the health…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ceremonial Order of the Clinic

    Parents, Doctors and Medical Bureaucracies

    By P.M. Strong, Robert Dingwall

    This title was first published in 2001. A classic ethnographic study of the interactions between paediatricians and parents of children thought to be neurologically handicapped. Strong used this work to systematize the often chaotic ideas of Erving Goffman, to explore the connections between micro…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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