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  1. The Promise of Welfare Reform

    Political Rhetoric and the Reality of Poverty in the Twenty-First Century

    By Elizabeth Segal

    Find out how—and why—legislation has made economic rights more important than human rightsSince 1996, politicians and public officials in the United States have celebrated the “success” of welfare reform legislation despite little, if any, evidence to support their claims....

    Published May 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  2. Mental Illness and the Body

    Beyond Diagnosis

    By Louise Phillips

    Using real life case studies of people experiencing mental illness, this book identifies how bodily presentation of patients may reflect certain aspects of their ‘lived experience’. With reference to a range of theoretical perspectives including philosophy, psychoanalysis, feminism and sociology,...

    Published April 19th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The New NHS

    A Guide

    By Alison Talbot-Smith, Allyson M. Pollock

    Dr Alison Talbot-Smith, an experienced doctor and researcher, and Professor Allyson M. Pollock, one of the UKs leading authorities on the NHS, give a lucid and incisive account of the new NHS – which has emerged from a far-reaching programme of market-oriented changes. Providing an authoritative...

    Published April 12th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Mainstreaming Midwives

    The Politics of Change

    Edited by Robbie Davis-Floyd, Christine Barbara Johnson

    Providing insights into midwifery, a team of reputable contributors describe the development of nurse- and direct-entry midwifery in the United States, including the creation of two new direct-entry certifications, the Certified Midwife and the Certified Professional Midwife, and examine the...

    Published March 27th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Biomedical Organizations

    A Worldwide Guide to Position Documents

    By Dale Stirling

    Determine what organizations have issued position statements on a specific subject!A position document establishes the view of an organization based on its knowledge on the subject at that specific time. Biomedical Organizations: A Worldwide Guide to Position Documents puts the results of a survey...

    Published March 9th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Social Work-Medicine Relationship

    100 Years at Mount Sinai

    By Helen Rehr, Rosenberg Gary

    An absorbing exploration of the growth of social work at the Mount Sinai Medical CenterThe Social Work-Medicine Relationship: 100 Years at Mount Sinai explores the lessons learned in the formation and management of social work departments in health care, through the perspective of the hospital...

    Published March 9th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders

    A Practical Guide

    By Ethan B Russo, Margaret Ayers, Barbara L Wheeler, Susan Schaefer, Gregory Murrey

    Get the tools to provide more effective treatment for the neurobehaviorally disordered TBI patient!As traditional treatment success rates for many persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are proving less than effective, clinicians search for other therapies that may be more productive. Alternate...

    Published March 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Women Who Perpetrate Relationship Violence

    Moving Beyond Political Correctness

    By Frederick Buttell, Michelle Mohr Carney

    Find out what drives women to violence in their intimate relationships—and how to prevent itWomen Who Perpetrate Relationship Violence examines the causes and consequences of violence initiated by women against their partners. This unique book fills the void of available literature on...

    Published February 16th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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