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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Medicine, Health and the Arts

    Approaches to the Medical Humanities

    Edited by Victoria Bates, Alan Bleakley, Sam Goodman

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    In recent decades, both medical humanities and medical history have emerged as rich and varied sub-disciplines. Medicine, Health and the Arts is a collection of specially commissioned essays designed to bring together different approaches to these complex fields. Written by a selection of...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. How to be a Researcher

    A strategic guide for academic success, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan St B T Evans

    How to be a Researcher provides a strategic guide to the conduct of a successful research career within a university environment. Based on the author’s extensive personal experience, it offers down-to-earth advice, philosophical guidance, and discussions of the political context of academic...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    Edited by Kelly G. Fitzgerald, Francis G. Caro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    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. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Food and Public Health

    Contemporary Issues and Future Directions

    Edited by Wendy Wills, Alizon Draper, Ulla Gustafsson

    This book focuses on food policy, and its relationship to public health, as an increasingly important issue in today’s society. Contributors highlight the lack of global regulation in the food supply chain and explore the common tendency to leave regulation to markets and to individual consumer...

    To Be Published September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Lifespan Transitions and Disability

    A holistic perspective

    By Iva Strnadova, Therese Cumming

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes, yet do not receive the attention they deserve in the literature. This...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Aging

    Current Insights and Future Challenges

    Edited by Vincent Horn, Cornelia Schweppe

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    This book focuses on the diverse interrelationships between aging and transnationalism. It argues that the lives of older people are increasingly entangled in transnational contexts on the social as well as the cultural, economic and political levels. Within these contexts, older people both...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Thorsten Quandt, Rachel Kowert

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research...

    To Be Published September 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Loss

    A Guide for Caring for Those Facing Adversity

    By Judith Murray

    Loss and consequent grief permeates nearly every life changing event, from death to health concerns to dislocation to relationship breakdown to betrayal to natural disaster to faith issues. Yet, while we know about particular events of loss independently, we know very little about a psychology of...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge