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1-10 of 13 results in Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare
Social Justice as Praxis
This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical theories. Social justice nursing is defined by the editors as nursing practice that is...
Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge
A comprehensive health care system consists of services that are coordinated and integrated along the full continuum of care. For HIV patients, this includes physical health care, infectious disease management, crisis care, mental health care, substance abuse counseling, and social support services...
Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge
This volume intends to fill the gap in the range of publications about the post-transition social housing policy developments in Central and Eastern Europe by delivering critical evaluations about the past two decades of developments in selected countries’ social housing sectors, and showing what...
Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge
A Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Analysis
How should we understand transgenderism, especially as it affects children and adolescents? Psychiatric manuals include transgenderism among mental illnesses (Gender Identity Disorder). Such inclusion is relatively recent, and even the words transsexual and transgender were coined only a few...
Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge
The Market, the Laboratory, and the Forum
The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care. This book explores the role of knowledge production and technology on these transformations, focusing on the market (attempts to embed principles of economic rationality and efficient use of resources in the...
Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge
In the context of ever-increasing globalization, transnational systems of support have emerged in response to the needs of transnational families, labour forces, and the communities within which they are located. This volume will be the first to systematically address transnational support...
Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge
Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection...
Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Biopolitics and the ‘Obesity Epidemic’ is the first edited collection of critical perspectives on the 'obesity epidemic.' The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of current issues in the critical analysis of health, obesity and society, and the impact of obesity discourses on different...
Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge
There is currently a lively debate ongoing in society about the nature of trust and the conditions necessary to establish and sustain it. Given the role of trust in bridging uncertainty, it is perhaps not surprising that as our consciousness of risk has increased, the role and nature of trust in...
Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge
Pathways, Evidence and Policy
Contemporary globalization has had tremendous impact on health equity across the globe. However, no volume has systematically analyzed the relationship between globalization and global trends in health outcomes. This book consolidates and updates the findings of a global research project...
Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge
Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples: From Colonization to Self-Rule
To Be Published December 15th 2015
LGBT Individuals Living with Dementia: Theoretical, Practical and Rights-Based Perspectives
To Be Published April 30th 2016