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  1. Challenging Medicine

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Kelleher, Jonathan Gabe, Gareth Williams

    This highly topical and controversial book presents a lively re-appraisal of the current changes to the health service and analyzes their effects on the status and practice of health professionals. Modern medicine is a powerful institution. With the help of highly-developed drugs and surgical...

    Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Sex, Drugs and Young People

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Andrew Ball, Purnima Mane

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Sexual practices and drug use among the young are examined in this book, calling into question mainstream assumptions about ‘adolescence’. Bringing together a range of cross-cultural and cross-national contributions, the book reveals both similarities and important differences that mark sexuality...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The NHS Experience

    The 'Snakes and Ladders' Guide for Patients and Professionals

    By Hilary Cass

    The NHS Experience is an accessible and engaging guide for all those journeying through the NHS, whether as patients, carers or professionals. It draws on the experience of staff and families at Great Ormond Street Hospital to provide good practice guidance for both users and providers of health...

    Published December 5th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Meeting the Needs of Children with Disabilities

    Families and Professionals Facing the Challenge Together

    Edited by Helen K. Warner

    This textbook provides the reader with an insight into the needs of children with both physical and learning disabilities, particularly within an acute care setting. It considers the principles that underpin the fundamental aspects of care delivery to children with special needs. The key ...

    Published November 16th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Care Work

    Present and Future

    Edited by Janet Boddy, Claire Cameron, Peter Moss

    Care Work considers the current situation of care work and care workers, from childcare to eldercare, and from family carers to paid carers. It examines the composition of the current workforce (more than a million in the UK alone), the knowledge and education needed for care work, and the...

    Published October 5th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Behind the Eight Ball

    Sex for Crack Cocaine Exchange and Poor Black Women

    By Tanya Telfair Sharpe

    Inner-city black women open their hearts to share the pain of crack addiction and its consequences Behind the Eight Ball: Sex for Crack Cocaine Exchange and Poor Black Women documents an American tragedy that highlights the widening gap between social and economic classes. In their own words, poor...

    Published October 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Loss and Bereavement in Childbearing

    By Rosemary Mander

    This new edition of a groundbreaking work reflects important developments in the general understanding of, and research into, loss and death. Providing a wealth of information for both experienced and inexperienced midwives, the book covers topics including: perinatal and...

    Published September 21st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Trusting Medicine

    By Patricia Illingworth

    Providing a fascinating overview of healthcare spending and cost-containment mechanisms in the US, this book explores the consequences of managed care for the community with particular attention paid to doctor-patient relationships. The author studies this significant...

    Published August 17th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Health Action Zones

    Partnerships for Health Equity

    Edited by Marian Barnes, Linda Bauld, Michaela Benzeval, Mhairi Mackenzie, Helen Sullivan, Ken Judge

    Health Action Zones (HAZ) were one of the earliest and most prominent area-based initiatives launched by the New Labour government in England soon after it came to power in 1997. Written by members of the team undertaking the national evaluation of HAZ, this book examines the initiative’s...

    Published August 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Constructing Autism

    Unravelling the 'Truth' and Understanding the Social

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Autism is now considered to be one of the most common developmental disorders today, yet 100 years ago the term did not exist. This book examines the historical and social events that enabled autism to be identified as a distinct disorder in the early twentieth century. The author,...

    Published July 27th 2005 by Routledge