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  1. Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    A Re-examination of Gender

    By Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women’s experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities. Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

    By Davina Allen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities....

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

    Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions

    By Keri Weed, Jody S Nicholson, Jaelyn R. Farris

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social problems, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale,...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Providing Compassionate Healthcare

    Challenges in Policy and Practice

    Edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard, Christos Lionis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Health Care Reform and Globalisation

    The US, China and Europe in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Peggy Watson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the post-Cold War, post financial crisis era, health care is an issue of critical political, personal and economic concern. In the US, plans to address a troubled health care model were met by vocal opposition. In the UK and post-communist Europe, attempts to introduce aspects of that model have...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People

    Supporting Children who are, or have been, in Foster Care

    Edited by Michael Tarren-Sweeney, Arlene Vetere

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    More than half of children either in foster care, or adopted from care in the developed world, have a measurable need for mental health services, while up to one quarter present with complex and severe trauma- and attachment-related psychological disorders. This book outlines how services can...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

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