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  1. Caesarean

    Just Another Way of Birth?

    By Rosemary Mander

    This book critically analyzes the place of caesarean in childbearing at the beginning of the twenty first century. It questions the changes that are taking place in childbirth and, in particular, the effects and implications of an increase in caesarean births. This controversial work by a...

    Published May 31st 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Incense Bible

    Plant Scents That Transcend World Culture, Medicine, and Spirituality

    By Dennis J Mckenna, Kerry Hughes

    Make a spiritual connection to nature with real, raw, natural incenseThe Incense Bible is a comprehensive guide to the spiritual meaning of real, raw, natural incense and how to use it in prayer, meditation, or simply in creating a home environment to “reconnect” with divinity and...

    Published April 12th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 21st Century Sexualities

    Contemporary Issues in Health, Education, and Rights

    Edited by Gilbert Herdt, Cymene Howe

    Exploring sexuality in the twenty-first century, this unique book collects together more than fifty timely and accessible contributions to create a wide-ranging and compelling picture of contemporary American sexuality. Incorporating the latest cutting-edge controversies, theory and methodological...

    Published April 5th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 27th 2006 by Routledge