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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Disclosure in Health and Illness

    Edited by Mark Davis, Lenore Manderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Disclosure is a frequently used but rarely interrogated concept in health and social welfare. Abuse, disability, sexuality and health status can be ‘disclosed’ to peers and professionals, and on some occasions, disclosure is a requirement and not a choice. This innovative collection examines the...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dis/ability Studies

    Theorising disablism and ableism

    By Dan Goodley

    In this ground-breaking new work, Dan Goodley makes the case for a novel, distinct, intellectual, and political project – dis/ability studies – an orientation that might encourage us to think again about the phenomena of disability and ability. Drawing on a range of interdisciplinary areas,...

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology and Society

    Edited by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Kelly Moore

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines. From its origins in...

    To Be Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Ethics of Health Care Rationing: An Introduction

    By Greg Bognar, Iwao Hirose

    Should organ transplants be given to patients who have waited the longest, or need it most urgently, or those whose survival prospects are the best? The rationing of health care is universal and inevitable, taking place in poor and affluent countries, in publicly funded and private health care...

    To Be Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Transnational Family Solidarity in Local Contexts

    By Laura Merla

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Recent work has highlighted that state policies and international regulations play a major role in facilitating or hindering the maintenance of family solidarity across borders. This book - built around a case study of Latin American immigrants in Europe - develops these ideas further by...

    To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in the Health Sciences

    By Gareth Hagger-Johnson

    Whilst the ‘health sciences’ are a broad and diverse area, and includes public health, primary care, health psychology, psychiatry and epidemiology, the research methods and data analysis skills required to analyse them are very similar. Moreover, the ability to appraise and conduct research is...

    To Be Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Networked Young Citizen

    Social Media, Political Participation and Civic Engagement

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Ariadne Vromen, Michael Xenos

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    The future engagement of young citizens from a wide range of socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds in democratic politics remains a crucial concern for academics, policy-makers, civics teachers and youth workers around the world. At a time when the negative relationship between...

    To Be Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Global Politics of Impairment and Disability

    Processes and Embodiments

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Helen Meekosha

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Disability is of central concern to the developing world but has largely been under-represented in global development debates, discourses and negotiations. Similarly, disability studies has overlooked both the theorists and the social experience of the global South, and there has been a one-way...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Branding and Designing Disability

    Reconceptualising Disability Studies

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen Gilson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of...

    To Be Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusion

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Hannah Morgan, Alan Roulstone

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks to expand the current geographical frame operating within the realm of disability....

    To Be Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge