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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. HIV/AIDS Policies and Their Impact on Women

    Edited by Josephine Allen, Andrea Parrot

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    HIV/AIDS policies have significantly disproportionate, serious, and sometimes fatal consequences for women globally. Drawing on case studies from the United States, China, Poland, Uganda, Namibia, South Africa, India, New Zealand, and Jamaica, this edited volume examines policies that contribute to...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disability Research Today

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Shakespeare

    Grouped around four central themes - illness and impairment, disabling processes, care and control, and communication and representations – this exciting collection offers a fresh perspective on disability research, showing how theory and data can be brought together in new and exciting ways. New...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Outsourcing the Womb

    Race, Class and Gestational Surrogacy in a Global Market, 2nd Edition

    By France Winddance Twine

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    Through case studies, Outsourcing the Womb, Second Edition provides a critical analysis and global tour of the international surrogacy landscape in Egypt, India, China, Japan, Israel, Ukraine, the European Union and the United States. By providing a comparative analysis of countries that have very...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    Edited by Francis G. Caro, Kelly Fitzgerald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The vast majority of resources in public initiatives to support older people are invested in financial security, health care, and long-term care, where the focus is on individual benefits. Community features that collectively benefit residents have received much less systematic attention. This...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Moller, John M Hoberman, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. No longer viewed in simplistic terms as the desperate act of a rogue athlete, doping can now be understood as the inevitable result of a multifaceted system of enablers and incentives built into the very...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Medical Humanities and Medical Education

    How the medical humanities can shape better doctors

    By Alan Bleakley

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge