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  1. Unbecoming Mothers

    The Social Production of Maternal Absence

    By Diana Gustafson

    Learn the “who,” “what,” and “why” of unbecoming a motherIn a society where becoming a mother is naturalized, “unbecoming” a mother—the process of coming to live apart from biological children—is regarded as unnatural, improper, or even...

    Published May 18th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Dying to be Men

    Youth, Masculinity and Social Exclusion

    By Gary Barker

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    One of the first comparative reflections of its kind, this book examines the challenges that young men face when trying to grow up in societies where violence is the norm. Barker, who has worked directly with low-income youth and witnessed first hand the violence he describes, provides a compelling...

    Published April 21st 2005 by Routledge

  3. Handling Death and Bereavement at Work

    By David Charles-Edwards

    An estimated 3,500 people die every day in the UK. If someone at work or their partner or close family member dies, managers and colleagues need to respond appropriately. This book breaks new ground in placing bereavement on the management agenda. It addresses some challenging questions such as:...

    Published March 24th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Genetic Governance

    Health, Risk and Ethics in a Biotech Era

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Alan Petersen

    Ethical and practical issues around genetic research are of major international concern, both in academia and in the public domain. Questions concerning what interventions are possible and appropriate with the increasing amount of genetic information available, challenge our understandings of...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Issues in Gerontology

    Promoting Positive Ageing

    Edited by Victor Minichiello, Irene Coulson

    Written by leading international experts, this book helps students and practitioners to better understand and cater for the needs of our ageing population. It examines: how services can be provided to meet the expectations and needs of a growing population of ageing citizens within a...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Edited by Tom Heller, Geraldine Lee-Treweek, Jeanne Katz, Julie Stone, Sue Spurr

    This book explores the challenging issues associated with complementary and alternative medicine in the context of the social, political and cultural influences that shape people's health.Divided clearly into three sections, this book: sets out the general context of social change, consumption and...

    Published January 27th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Reader

    Edited by Geraldine Lee Treweek, Tom Heller, Julie Stone, Hilary MacQueen, Jeanne Katz

    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is an emerging and increasingly popular group of treatments, therapies and philosophies of health and wellbeing. It is a fascinating and fast-changing area of social life, which also poses an interesting challenge to current healthcare delivery and...

    Published December 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Social Context of Ageing

    A Textbook of Gerontology

    By Christina Victor

    This comprehensive text focuses on the social contexts of ageing, looking at the diversity of ageing and older people, and at different factors that are important to experiences of old age and ageing. It includes key chapters on: theoretical and methodological bases for the study of ageing...

    Published December 16th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Victimization of Children

    Emerging Issues

    By Janet Mullings, James Marquart, Deborah Hartley

    Explore current social developments, issues, and controversies concerning young victims! The Victimization of Children: Emerging Issues keeps students and practitioners working with young victims on the cutting edge of the latest research developments regarding crimes against children. Leading...

    Published August 30th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Women and Girls in the Social Environment

    Behavioral Perspectives

    By Nancy Smyth

    Improve your counseling skills with these gender-specific perspectives! Women and Girls in the Social Environment: Behavioral Perspectives examines women’s behavior in the context of social stages and situations occurring over the course of a lifetime. From childhood to old age, women react...

    Published July 6th 2004 by Routledge