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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia

    Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Representations

    Edited by Linda Rae Bennett, Sharyn Graham Davies

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical and newer forms of sexual diversity, as well as the social responses they provoke....

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia

    Collaborations and Collisions

    Edited by Ivette Vargas-O'Bryan, Zhou Xun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Recent academic and medical initiatives have highlighted the benefits of studying culturally embedded healing traditions that incorporate religious and philosophical viewpoints to better understand local and global healing phenomena. Capitalising on this trend, the present volume looks at the...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Siblings in Adolescence

    Emerging individuals, lasting bonds

    By Angela Ittel, Aiden Sisler

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine

    Edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver, Sophia Koenen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Patient organizations and social health movements offer one of the most important and illuminating examples of civil society engagement and participation in scientific research and research politics. Influencing the research agenda, and initiating, funding and accelerating the development of...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives on a Rights’ Culture

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Average global life expectancy has grown by twenty years since 1950 and is expected to grow a further ten years by 2050. Residential care for older people...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds

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

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume brings together original empirical essays from a diverse group of anthropologists working in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas to demonstrate how the study of cancer as a global health problem can promote theoretical understandings of the politics and pragmatics of suffering and...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Nora J Kenworthy, Richard Parker

    The global expansion of HIV programming (HIV "scale-up") and the growth of global health in the past decade reshaped politics, power, civic relations, and citizen subjectivities in countries across the globe. This book draws on interdisciplinary research from numerous sites in the Global South to...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Experience of Institutionalisation

    Social Exclusion, Stigma and Loss of Identity

    By Jane Hubert

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    Based on ethnographic studies and individual narratives of the experience of institutionalisation, this book explores the lived experience of institutionalisation and the profound effects it has on the subsequent lives of those who return to life in the outside world. It also looks at the behaviour...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge