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  1. Men and Maternity

    By Rosemary Mander

    Since the development of modern medicine, men have become increasingly involved in childbearing as obstetricians and, more recently, as fathers. This book argues that the beneficial contribution of men has been taken for granted. Certain changes to childbearing practice have resulted, which,...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Genetic Databases

    Socio-Ethical Issues in the Collection and Use of DNA

    Edited by Oonagh Corrigan, Richard Tutton

    Genetic Databases offers a timely analysis of the underlying tensions, contradictions and limitations of the current regulatory frameworks for, and policy debates about, genetic databases. Drawing on original empirical research and theoretical debates in the fields of sociology, anthropology and...

    Published March 18th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Domestic Violence

    A Handbook for Health Care Professionals

    By Lyn Shipway

    This Handbook provides a clear introduction to the theoretical debates surrounding the topic of domestic violence, and also offers practical advice on possible interventions. Focusing on improving the care of clients it covers: the causes and consequences of domestic violence personal and...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Culture Change in Long-Term Care

    By Audrey S. Weiner, Judah L Ronch

    Change in the culture of long-term care and the care of our elders is urgently needed! This insightful book lights the way. This book will inform you about the theoretical and practical applications of culture change within the institutional long-term care setting. It examines existing models of &...

    Published December 9th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Professional Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education Should Become More Scientific

    Yes and No

    By Larry Van De Creek

    Does the scientific process belong in pastoral counseling? Professional Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education Should Become More Scientific: Yes and No examines the widespread ambivalence among pastoral caregivers and educators over the growing inclusion of science in pastoral care and...

    Published December 1st 2003 by Routledge

  6. Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies, Jan Wright

    Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  7. Allied Health

    Practice Issues and Trends into the New Millennium

    By Kevin Lyons, Pedro J Lecca, Peggy Valentine

    Make the most of your contribution to health care delivery! Allied Health: Practice Issues and Trends in the New Millennium is a comprehensive look at present and future concerns in the allied health care field. Leading experts in allied health practice and education address practice and policy...

    Published October 20th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Gay Bathhouses and Public Health Policy

    By Diane Binson, William J Woods

    Explore the impact of AIDS on the gay bathhouse culture Public health policy on bathhouses has been limited and poorly documented. This book—the first to be published on this timely and important topic—will help you become knowledgeable about gay bathhouses. Unlike most other places...

    Published September 17th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Access to Health Care

    Edited by Martin Gulliford, Myfanwy Morgan

    To what extent can we have truly universal, comprehensive and timely health services, equally available to all? Access to Health Care considers the meaning of 'access' in health care and examines the theoretical issues that underpin these questions. Contributors draw on a range of disciplinary...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Disability and the Black Community

    By Sheila D Miller

    Increase your awareness of the concerns facing the black disabled community! Disability and the Black Community addresses physical, mental, and learning disabilities experienced across age, gender, and ethics groups by the black race in the United States. This unique book works to increase...

    Published June 23rd 2003 by Routledge