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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. 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

  2. Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Policy Context of Midwifery and Maternity Services

    By Kuldip Bharj, Mari Phillips

    At a time of upheaval for the NHS, this text discusses the contemporary social context and policy drivers affecting childbirth and maternity services in the UK, making clear links to practice throughout. Complex health and social care demands, and particularly the policy commitment to choice for...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Vaginal Examination in Labour

    Challenging contemporary practice

    By Mary Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Vaginal examination is a common and routine aspect of midwifery practice that is used to determine the presentation and position of the fetus, and to measure cervical dilatation in order to assess progress in labour. It is under-examined, however; little has been written about midwives’ and women’s...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Evidence-based Practice

    Debates and Challenges in Nursing

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Evidence-based practice (EBP) makes huge demands of nurses and can be much more complex than it seems. This book is not an introduction to research and its appraisal, and it begins by assuming the benefits of basing practice on evidence when available and appropriate. Rather, this innovative book...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 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 closure...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sexuality in Adolescence

    The Digital Generation

    By Meredith Temple-Smith, Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    Series: Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge