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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Life After Cancer in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    The Experience of Survivorship

    By Anne Grinyer

    Adolescence and young adulthood is often a difficult enough time without serious illness. However, research has shown that cancer, and surviving cancer, at this age presents distinctive problems medically, socially and psychologically. This important work offers a glimpse into a previously...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. New and Expanded Neuropsychosocial Concepts Complementary to Llorens' Developmental Theory

    Achieving Growth and Development through Occupation for Neonatal Infants and their Families

    By Lynne F. LaCorte OTD MHS

    This book analyzes and suggests an expansion of Llorens’ developmental theory of occupational therapy, applying these concepts in a final schematic model for use by occupational therapists, occupational scientists, and others involved in occupational tasks, relationships, and activities. The book...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The New Sociology of the Health Service

    Edited by Jonathan Gabe, Michael Calnan

    Health service policy and health policy have changed considerably over the past fifteen years and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date sociological analysis of health policy. Not only have policies themselves changed but new policy themes – such as evidence-based policy and practice, an...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Atlas of Women in the World

    4th Edition

    By Joni Seager

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    'When is an atlas a page-turner? When it makes the female half of the world visible in reliable statistics and glorious graphics. Nobody should be without this book.' Gloria Steinem 'A wonderfully illuminating and clear sighted book. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the reality...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Sociology and Health

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Morrall, Peter Morrall

    This lively, introductory text provides students and health practitioners with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues. Written for anyone who is interested in health and disease in contemporary global society, this book engages the reader to act upon their occupational and...

    Published February 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The End of Stigma?

    Changes in the Social Experience of Long-Term Illness

    By Gill Green

    This innovative book investigates the roots of contemporary experiences of stigma, throwing new light on the phenomenon by examining a variety of long-term conditions. Behaviour, lifestyle and identity are no longer the results of mass-production by social class and nation, but increasingly the...

    Published February 9th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Public-Private Partnerships in Health Care in India

    Lessons for developing countries

    By A. Venkat Raman, James Warner Björkman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Public-private partnerships are increasingly advocated to alleviate deficiencies in the public health system as well as to reduce economic stress on those who seek services from an expensive, burgeoning and unregulated private health sector. Focusing on India, this book examines how the private...

    Published November 4th 2008 by Routledge