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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Ageing, Community, and Neoliberal Governance

    By Buck Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the social and economic pressures of an ageing population mount - combined with the neo-liberal state’s retreat from its social welfare obligations - industrial societies are shifting the costs of ageing onto individuals themselves. Senior citizens are increasingly required to take personal...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 Quantitative Nursing Research provides a new, comprehensive, and authoritative treatment of advanced quantitative methods for nursing research. Incorporating past approaches that have served as the...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Perspectives from Social Science and Law

    Edited by Nicola K. Gale, Jean V. McHale

    The provision and use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been growing globally over the last 40 years, although there have always been regions where it predominated. As CAM develops alongside and, sometimes, integrates with conventional medicine, this Handbook provides...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Complex Interventions in Health

    An Overview of Research Methods

    Edited by David Richards, Ingalill Rahm Hallberg

    Health and human services currently face a series of challenges – such as aging populations, chronic diseases and new endemics – that require highly complex responses, and take place in multiple care environments including acute medicine, chronic care facilities and the community. Accordingly, most...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule

    By Ahsan Ullah, Ronald Labonté, Arne Ruckert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This volume explores the gap in health status between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples, providing a comparative assessment of socio-economic and health indicators for indigenous peoples, government policies, and the ways in which indigenous peoples have been resisting and adapting to...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the 20th century. In the 21st century, planning and public health are reconnecting to address the new...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge