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  1. 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...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics

    By Deborah Johnston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Part I shows that microeconomic approaches have found fertile ground in a public health approach that ‘blames’ individual...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health

    A New Theoretical Perspective

    By Joao Nunes

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health. Building on the work of the ‘Welsh School’ of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions from the wider critical security literature, the book provides an emancipatory...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Nora J Kenworthy, Richard Parker

    The global expansion of HIV programming (HIV "scale-up") and the growth of global health in the past decade reshaped politics, power, civic relations, and citizen subjectivities in countries across the globe. This book draws on interdisciplinary research from numerous sites in the Global South to...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed...

    Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge