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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Migration and Health in Asia

    Edited by Santosh Jatrana, Mika Toyota, Brenda S. A. Yeoh

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    The processes of migration and health are inextricably linked in complex ways, with migration impacting on the mental and physical health of individuals and communities. Health itself can be a motivation for moving or a reason for staying, and migration can have implications on the health of those...

    Published July 14th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Sleep and Society

    Sociological Ventures into the Un(known)

    By Simon J. Williams

    Exploring the sociological aspects of sleep and their links to current health debates, this unique text discusses why sleep has been so neglected in sociological literature and examines significant modern issues such as: the 24-hour society sleep and work homelessness dream analysis the...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Structures and Safeguards

    By Geraldine Lee-Treweek, Tom Heller, Hilary MacQueen, Julie Stone, Sue Spurr

    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a fascinating and fast-changing area of medicine. This book explores the challenging issues associated with CAM in the context of the social, political and cultural influences that shape people's health. It: provides an overview of social change,...

    Published June 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Impact of Inequality

    How to Make Sick Societies Healthier

    By Richard G. Wilkinson

    In this book, pioneering social epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson, shows how inequality affects social relations and well-being. In wealthy countries, health is not simply a matter of material circumstances and access to health care; it is also how your relationships and social standing make you...

    Published June 8th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Compassionate Cities

    By Allan Kellehear

    Once it was difficult to see end of life care beyond conventional medical intervention, but hospice and palliative care introduced a more holistic approach, providing quality of life for the dying and their families. This ground-breaking work takes end-of-life care beyond these palliative...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  10. Doctor, What's Wrong?

    Making the NHS Human Again

    By Sophie Petit-Zeman

    Does your doctor really care about you? Do you have time to care about your patients in the middle of all the red tape? Can we claw back tender, loving healthcare before losing sight of what it is? The medical machine is spinning out of control. Making the NHS better is about people, not about...

    Published May 25th 2005 by Routledge