Sociology: Medical Sociology

  • How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control? book cover

    How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control?

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Bone

    Challenging the moral hegemony of the prohibitionist logic of the global drug regime, this book explores the human rights of individuals to consume psychoactive drugs. The current approach towards tackling the so-called ‘drugs problem’ is not working. By viewing drugs as the problem and trying to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety: Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare book cover

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare, 1st Edition

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The English Medieval Feast book cover

    The English Medieval Feast

    1st Edition

    By William Edward Mead

    Originally published in 1931, The English Medieval Feast examines the act of feasting and food during the medieval period. The book provides a scholarly look at the human detail involved in the variety of medieval manners and customs which make up the medieval feast. The book introduces the scene…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia book cover

    Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia

    1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Cambodia has long been identified as a human trafficking hotspot and, after sustained pressure from the US and other governments, in February 2008 the Cambodian government promulgated its Law on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation. This law equates sex work with human…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Regulating Sex After Aids: Queer Risks and Contagion Politics book cover

    Regulating Sex After Aids

    Queer Risks and Contagion Politics, 1st Edition

    By Neil Cobb

    This book sheds new light on the complex relationship between criminal liability, sexuality and public health in the era of Aids. It analyses, in particular, the role of public health arguments, and the language of ‘sexual rights’, in legal struggles aimed at decriminalising certain forms of ‘risky…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Belonging and Social Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities book cover

    Belonging and Social Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    1st Edition

    By 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 – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Critical Happiness Studies book cover

    Critical Happiness Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Svend Brinkmann, Anders Petersen, Nicholas Hill

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights: Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book interrogates the politics of sexual and reproductive rights from a transnational feminist perspective. Taking an intersectional and interdisciplinary approach, the book provides the reader with a nuanced and in depth understanding of the role that forces of globalization have played in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Ageism: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Tay K McNamara, John B Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future presents perspectives for understanding ageism and puts ageism in the context of specific social institutions. McNamara and Williamson uniquely provide a number of complementary ways to understanding ageism, including social and psychological theories of ageism,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Contested Illness in Context: An Interdisciplinary Study in Disease Definition book cover

    Contested Illness in Context

    An Interdisciplinary Study in Disease Definition, 1st Edition

    By Harry Quinn Schone

    What makes a disease real? Why is it that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia are doubted when they say they are in pain, and cannot access the same benefits of patient-hood that others can? What defines the limits of our belief and, ultimately, compassion, when it comes to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Saving Lives in Africa: AIDS Treatment, Religion and the Politics of Life book cover

    Saving Lives in Africa

    AIDS Treatment, Religion and the Politics of Life, 1st Edition

    By Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

    In the last decade, access to AIDS treatment has rapidly increased across Sub-Saharan Africa. Saving Africans with AIDS medicine has come to represent the "best of our international development efforts." But what are the unintended effects and local implications of this life-saving project? What…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century book cover

    Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey

    Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic these works​ ​are critiqued for being…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

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