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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Biopolitics of Lifestyle

    By Christopher Mayes

    Series: Interventions

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Pragmatic Children’s Nursing

    A Theory for Children and their Childhoods

    By Duncan Randall

    Series: Routledge Research in Nursing

    Pragmatic Children’s Nursing is the first attempt to create a paediatric nursing theory which argues for the importance of giving children living with illness access to a childhood which is, as far as possible, equal to that of their peers. Set in the historical context of the development of...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the...

    To Be Published October 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance

    Edited by David Bolt, Claire Penketh

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    Disability is a widespread phenomenon, indeed a potentially universal one as life expectancies rise. Within the academic world, it has relevance for all disciplines yet is often dismissed as a niche market or someone else’s domain. This collection explores how academic avoidance of disability...

    To Be Published October 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility awareness offers a number of advantages for women’s reproductive health: it does not interfere with normal physiology; there are no physical side effects; it can be used to optimise or minimise chances of conception; and it is culturally and morally acceptable in societies where...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Human Rights Approach to Disability

    Cases and Materials

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability provides a thorough examination of issues relating to disability from a human rights perspective. The book analyses how social theory concepts such as the social model of disability and disablism need to inform our interpretation of philosophical and legal...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Doing Collaborative Arts-based Research for Social Justice

    A Guide

    By Victoria Foster

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    This book provides a user-friendly guide to conducting collaborative arts-based research. Providing practical, step-by-step assistance on how to actually conduct research, the text offers chapters on: Project design Data collection using a range of methods, including poetry, story-telling,...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives

    Beyond Trauma

    By Nicole Moulding

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Gendered Violence, Abuse and Mental Health in Everyday Lives: Beyond Trauma offers new insights into the social dimensions of emotional distress in abuse-related mental health problems, and explores the many interconnections between gendered violence, different forms of abuse and poor mental health...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge