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  1. The Khecarividya of Adinatha

    A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation of an Early Text of Hathayoga

    By James Mallinson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Describing one of the most important practices of hathayoga (khecarimudra), the Khecarividya of Adinatha is presented here to an English-speaking readership for the first time. The author, James Mallinson, draws on thirty Sanskrit works, as well as original fieldwork amongst yogins in India who use...

    Published April 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Physical Literacy

    Throughout the Lifecourse

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    What is physical literacy? What are the benefits of being physically literate? The term ‘physical literacy’ describes the motivation, confidence, physical competence, understanding and knowledge that individuals develop in order to maintain physical activity at an appropriate level throughout their...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Exercise and Eating Disorders

    An Ethical and Legal Analysis

    By Simona Giordano

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels. This is also the first book to examine this issue from...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Complexity and Public Policy

    A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy And Society

    By Robert Geyer, Samir Rihani

    This book provides a clear, concise and readable introduction to complexity thinking, its application to the social sciences and public policy, and the relevance of some of its various tools to those fields of politics, health, the international realm, development, planning and terrorism. The...

    Published March 19th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Healthcare

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Clarke

    The Sociology of Healthcare, Second Edition explores the impact of current social changes on health, illness and healthcare, and provides an overview of the fundamental concerns in these areas. This new edition features a brand new chapter entitled ‘End of Life’ which will help...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse

    By Sophia Bowlby, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory, Isobel Macpherson

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse draws upon theories of time and space to consider how informal care is woven into the fabric of everyday lives and is shaped by social and economic inequalities and opportunities. The book comprises three parts. The first explores contrasting social...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Integrative Endocrinology

    The Rhythms of Life

    By Donald R Beans

    This book explains the treatment of endocrine disorders using natural therapies. Donald Beans provides the reader with everything there is to know to treat endocrine disorders without hormones. This book outlines the function of the endocrine glands and the testing of their function including...

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. World Religions for Healthcare Professionals

    Edited by Siroj Sorajjakool, Mark Carr, Julius Nam

    World Religions for Healthcare Professionals provides healthcare professionals with a basic knowledge of health beliefs and practices in world religions such as American Indian Religions, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Taoism as well as selected new...

    Published July 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Violence and Abuse Issues

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives for Health and Social Services

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    After centuries of being considered a private matter in most societies, violence and its profound effect on the physical health, mental health, and social well-being of victims and their families, as well as on the assailants themselves, has started to take centre stage as a public issue of...

    Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Understanding the Impact of Clergy Sexual Abuse

    Betrayal and Recovery

    Edited by Robert A. Mc Mackin, Terence M. Keane, Paul M. Kline

    The sexual exploitation of a child by one who has been recognized as a representative of God is a sinister assault on that person’s psychosocial and spiritual well-being. Many survivors of such abuse present with a range of symptoms consistent with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder as well as common...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge