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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 July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sexuality in Adolescence

    The Digital Generation

    By Meredith Temple-Smith, Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    Series: Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Interventions for Working with Adolescent-to-Parent Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Holt

    ‘Adolescent-to-parent abuse’ is increasingly prevalent globally. Inverting how we normally understand power to operate in abusive relationships, it involves actors who cannot easily be categorised as victims or perpetrators, and often impacts families who are experiencing multiple stressors and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Advanced Clinical Practice in HIV Care

    A Handbook for Nurses, Midwives and other Healthcare Practitioners

    Edited by Nathaniel Ault, Catrin Evans, Jane Bruton, Zoe Sheppard

    As medication and technology has improved, HIV is no longer a terminal illness. It is now considered a long-term condition and nursing is well placed to provide both care and management for people with HIV. This book is the definitive text for nurses working with this patient group at an advanced...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Experience of Institutionalisation

    Social Exclusion, Stigma and Loss of Identity

    By Jane Hubert

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    Based on ethnographic studies and individual narratives of the experience of institutionalisation, this book explores the lived experience of institutionalisation and the profound effects it has on the subsequent lives of those who return to life in the outside world. It also looks at the behaviour...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge