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  • Phenomenology of the Broken Body

    Edited by Espen Dahl, Cassandra Falke, Thor Eirik Eriksen

    Some fundamental aspects of the lived body only become evident when it breaks down through illness, weakness or pain. From a phenomenological point of view, various breakdowns are worth analyzing for their own sake, and discussing them also opens up overlooked dimensions of our bodily constitution.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem

    By Keming Yang

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003)

    By George F. Tomossy, David N. Weisstub

    This title was first published in 2003: As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of research involving human participants are being called into question as never before. Human Experimentation and Research explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Before Birth

    Understanding Prenatal Screening

    Edited by Elizabeth Ettorre

    This title was first published in 2001. Featuring contributions from the UK, Finland, The Netherlands and Greece, this unique book explores the ongoing tensions and important ethical, legal and social issues related to the development of prenatal screening and the growth of new genetic technologies.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Queering Feelings

    A Critical Humanist Approach to Emotion and Sexuality

    By Lyndsey Moon

    This book focuses on queer feelings and the meanings assigned to ’queer’ bodies, challenging the idea of ’emotions’ as gendered and questioning the role of emotion in the designation of sexed and gendered bodies. From a critical humanist position, Queering Feelings examines the role of queer theory…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 

  • Contemporary Narratives of Dementia

    Ethics, Ageing, Politics

    By Sarah Falcus, Katsura Sako

    This book examines narratives of dementia in contemporary literary texts, studying what is now a pressing issue with deep political, economic, and social implications for many ageing societies. The volume contributes to key critical and ethical debates in its analysis of some of the many literary…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Managing the global health response to epidemics

    Social science perspectives

    Edited by Mathilde Bourrier, Nathalie Brender, Claudine Burton-Jeangros

    Recent epidemics have prompted large-scale international interventions, aimed at mitigating the spread of disease in a globalized world. During a crisis, however, global health actions – including planning and organizing, communicating about risk, and cost-benefit evaluations – aren’t usually part…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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 Revivals

  • Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine

    Edited by Roy Porter, Andrew Wear

    Originally published in 1987, Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine is a collection of papers surveying and assessing the particular approaches and techniques which have been used in the history of medicine in the past or are still being developed (from the influence of Annales to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Makings of a Modern Epidemic

    Endometriosis, Gender and Politics

    By Kate Seear

    Since its ’discovery’ some 150 years ago, thinking about endometriosis has changed. With current estimates identifying it as more common than breast and ovarian cancer, this chronic, incurable gynaecological condition has emerged as a ’modern epidemic’, distinctive in being perhaps the only global…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 

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