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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Moller, John M Hoberman, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. No longer viewed in simplistic terms as the desperate act of a rogue athlete, doping can now be understood as the inevitable result of a multifaceted system of enablers and incentives built into the very...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Medical Humanities and Medical Education

    How the medical humanities can shape better doctors

    By Alan Bleakley

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and Australia. Unlike existing literature on childhood rights, this book takes a political perspective, analysing the policy, law and sociology that govern the transition from childhood to adulthood. This book offers an...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Economies of Death

    Economic Logics of Killable Life and Grievable Death

    Edited by Patricia Lopez, Kathryn A. Gillespie

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    By Liz Walker, Elizabeth Price

    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 in the context of...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood and Beyond

    By Mojdeh Bayat, Gayle Mindes

    Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood and Beyond focuses on research-based strategies for educators to address challenging behaviors of children during early childhood and elementary school years. Utilizing research from the field of applied behavior analysis,...

    To Be Published May 31st 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 June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities

    By Janice McLaughlin, Emma Clavering, Edmund Coleman-Fountain

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge