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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience

    By Liz Price, Liz Walker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work, through the...

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Møller, Ivan Waddington, John M. Hoberman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. Shocking cases such as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team have exposed the complicated relationships between athletes, teams, physicians, sports governing bodies, drugs providers, and...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Professions, State and the Market

    Medicine in Britain, the United States and Russia

    By Mike Saks

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    This unique book enhances our understanding of the links between professions, the state and the market – and their implications for the public in terms of professional practice. In so doing, the book adopts a neo-Weberian perspective, in which professions are seen as a form of exclusionary social...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sociology, Health and Health Care

    An Essay in Dialectical Critical Realism

    By Graham Scambler

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    It is now accepted that many of the determinants of health and health care are social. This volume offers a philosophical and theoretical frame within which the nature and extent of this might be optimally examined. The analysis is rooted in Roy Bhaskar’s basic and dialectical critical realism,...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Giving Voice to Profound Disability

    Dignity, dependence and human capabilities

    By John Vorhaus

    Giving Voice to Profound Disability is devoted to exploring the lives of people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities, and brings together the voices of those best placed to speak about the rewards and challenges of living with, supporting and teaching this group...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Interdisciplinarity and Well-Being

    By Roy Bhaskar, Berth Danermark

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This volume takes an interdisciplinary approach to health. It considering what the authors call the 'seven enigmas' facing the health practitioner, namely the enigmas of diagnosis; symptomology; causation; healing; prevention; intervention/treatment/therapy and finally rehabilitation....

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The burial of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject which also raises increasingly complex legal issues. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. The book looks primarily at the laws and related...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge