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  1. Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Cancer Care

    An International Analysis of Grassroots Integration

    By Philip Tovey, John Chatwin, Alex Broom

    Drawing on comparative fieldwork in the UK, Pakistan and Australia, this book provides the first systematic assessment of pathways and access to CAM and how it is used in health practice and by individuals with cancer. Giving fresh and invaluable insights into how differing health and societal...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  2. HIV, Substance Abuse, and Communication Disorders in Children

    By R. Dennis Shelby, Robert M. Screen

    Make sure every child gets a chance to be heardHIV, Substance Abuse and Communication Disorders in Children examines the language problems of young children from special populations. Essential as a textbook for graduate and upper-level undergraduate studies and as a reference resource, this unique...

    Published January 18th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Death, Dying and Bereavement (4 volumes)

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Ken Doka

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    The study of death and dying truly crosses disciplinary boundaries. Scholars in the field represent a wide spectrum of disciplines in medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, philosophy, health education and the humanities. The volumes in this collection therefore take a broad and...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Medical Technologies and the Life World

    The social construction of normality

    Edited by Sonia Olin Lauritzen, Lars-Christer Hyden

    Series: Critical Studies in Health and Society

    Although the use of new health technologies in healthcare and medicine is generally seen as beneficial, there has been little analysis of the impact of such technologies on people’s lives and understandings of health and illness. This ground-breaking book explores how new technologies not only...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  5. Lifestyle in Medicine

    By Emily Hansen, Gary Easthope

    Series: Critical Studies in Health and Society

    In Western societies, 'lifestyle' as an explanation for health and illness has become increasingly popular. Lifestyle in Medicine explores the ambiguity of the term 'lifestyle' and the way it is conceived and applied within medicine. Based on real doctor-patient consultations and...

    Published November 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Ayurvedic Herbs

    A Clinical Guide to the Healing Plants of Traditional Indian Medicine

    By Virginia M Tyler, M.S. Premila

    A single-source reference on the most important and best-investigated Ayurvedic herbs This book examines the clinical information available on more than 60 Ayurvedic herbs to determine how their use in traditional Indian medicine is supported by modern scientific study. Plants are grouped according...

    Published October 17th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Sounding Off: Theorizing Disability in Music

    Edited by Neil Lerner, Joseph Straus

    Disability, understood as culturally stigmatized bodily difference (including physical and mental impairments of all kinds), is a pervasive and permanent aspect of the human condition. While the biology of bodily difference is the proper study for science and medicine, the meaning that we attach to...

    Published September 26th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Promoting Young People’s Sexual Health

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Roger Ingham, Peter Aggleton

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Valuable contributions on different aspects of sexual and reproductive health among young people are presented in this book, with a focus on developing country contexts. Key discussions on issues relating to young people and their sexual activities are brought together in one volume, ...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Disability Rights and Wrongs

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Over the last thirty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading disability academic and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that the social model theory has reached a dead end. Drawing on a...

    Published August 30th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Breastfeeding in Hospital

    Mothers, Midwives and the Production Line

    By Fiona Dykes

    'Breast is best' is today’s prevailing mantra. However, women – particularly first-time mothers – frequently feel unsupported when they come to feed their baby. This new experience often takes place in the impersonal and medicalized surroundings of a hospital maternity ward where women are 'seen to...

    Published August 16th 2006 by Routledge