Health & Illness Products

  • 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

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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
    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

  • 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
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • 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

  • The Medicalization of Marijuana

    Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience

    By Michelle Newhart, William Dolphin

    Medical marijuana laws have spread across the U.S. to all but a handful of states. Yet 80 years of social stigma and federal prohibition create dilemmas for patients who participate in state programs. The Medicalization of Marijuana takes the first comprehensive look at how patients negotiate…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Dementia as Social Experience

    Valuing Life and Care

    Edited by Gaynor Macdonald, Jane Mears

    A diagnosis of dementia changes the ways people engage with each other – for those with dementia, as well their families, caregivers, friends, health professionals, neighbours, shopkeepers and the community. Medical understandings, necessary as they are, provide no insights into how we may all live…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Play, Physical Activity and Public Health

    The Reframing of Children's Leisure Lives

    By Stephanie A. Alexander, Katherine L. Frohlich, Caroline Fusco

    Are children playing less than they used to? Are rising obesity rates linked to a decline in children’s time to play freely? These and other related questions have filled the pages of newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals for the past decade. Researchers and journalists have attributed these…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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