Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming Health & Society Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 114 forthcoming new books in the subject of Health & Society — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

For books that are already published; please browse available books.

Forthcoming Books – Page 1

  1. Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society

    Edited by Patricia Lindsay, Ian Peate

    Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice makes clear the links between social, anthropological and psychological concepts, midwifery practice and women’s experience of birth. Demonstrating how empathising with women and understanding the context in which they live can affect...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Criminal Justice and Public Health

    Edited by Hayden Smith

    The criminal justice system now serves as the chief provider of health care services to a significant portion of society. This includes the provision of physical and mental health care for offender populations who require substantial health care resources. To date, little is known or understood...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds

    Edited by Holly F. Mathews, Nancy J. Burke, Eirini Kampriani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Cancer is a transnational condition involving the unprecedented flow of health information, technologies, and people across national borders. Such movement raises questions about the nature of therapeutic citizenship, how and where structurally vulnerable populations obtain care, and the political...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Psychiatry in Asia

    Edited by Dinesh Bhugra, Samson Tse, Roger Ng, Nori Takei

    Geographically and demographically Asia is a huge region with a large number of societies and cultures, each affected by their own unique problems including over-population, major natural disasters, poverty and changing social and economic factors. Inevitably this means that different mental health...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood

    By Mojdeh Bayat

    A copublication with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood focuses on research-based strategies for educators to address challenging behaviors of children during early childhood and elementary school years. Utilizing...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research

    Edited by Susan J. Henly

    Designed to support global development of nursing science, the Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research provides a new, comprehensive, and authoritative treatment of advanced quantitative methods for nursing research. Incorporating past approaches that...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Exploring Evidence-based Practice

    Debates and Challenges in Nursing

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Despite sustained debate and progress the evolving thing that is evidence based nursing or practice (EBP) continues to dangle a variety of conceptual and practical loose threads. Moreover, when we think about what is being asked of students and registered or licenced practitioners in terms of&...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge