Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Health & Society Books

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 425 new and published books in the subject of Health & Society — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. Anthropology in the Making

    Research in Health and Development

    By Laurent Vidal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    In Anthropology in the Making, Laurent Vidal takes the reader into the world of research in the fields of health and development, providing a fresh and provocative perspective on the practice of anthropology. This volume investigates the “science of otherness” across four multi-disciplinary...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sex Work

    Labour, Mobility and Sexual Services

    By JaneMaree Maher, Sharon Pickering, Alison Gerard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Sex work has always attracted policy, public and prurient interest. Currently, legal frameworks in developed countries range from prohibition, through partial legalisation to active regulation. Globalisation has increased women’s mobility between developing and developed countries at the same time...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Development and Public Health in the Himalaya

    Reflections on healing in contemporary Nepal

    By Ian Harper

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Engaging with a range of public health issues, this book charts important social and political transitions in Nepal through the lens of medicine and health development. It focuses on mission health care institutions, tuberculosis control programmes as a site of medical intervention, the "...

    Published February 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Body Bears the Burden

    Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Scaer

    When The Body Bears the Burden made its debut in 2001, it changed the way people thought about trauma, PTSD, and the treatment of chronic stress disorders. Now in its third edition, this revered text offers a fully updated and revised analysis of the relationship between mind, body, and the...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gender Perspectives and Gender Impacts of the Global Economic Crisis

    Edited by Rania Antonopoulos

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    With the full effects of the Great Recession still unfolding, this collection of essays analyses the gendered economic impacts of the crisis. The volume, from an international set of contributors, argues that gender-differentiated economic roles and responsibilities within households and markets...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Governance of HIV/AIDS

    Making Participation and Accountability Count

    Edited by Sophie Harman, Franklyn Lisk

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    Nearly thirty years since HIV/AIDS was first identified, confusion over effective mechanisms of controlling and eradicating the illness remain prevalent. This book highlights the need for comprehensive approaches to governance, as responses to HIV/AIDS become increasingly focused upon the health...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Charles Agyemang, Ama de-Graft Aikins

    The global burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as hypertension, diabetes and cancers, and of common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, has a disproportionate impact on the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The pattern...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge