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  1. SoulWork

    Finding the Work You Love, Loving the Work You Have

    By Deborah P Bloch, Lee Richmond

    What programs address career development in an holistic way, including issues of meaning and purpose, spirituality, and 'work within a life'? Written for career planners, executive coaches, life change counselors, HR and human services managers and all those interested in employee development,...

    Published January 1st 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Promoting Young People’s Sexual Health

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Roger Ingham, Peter Aggleton

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Valuable contributions on different aspects of sexual and reproductive health among young people are presented in this book, with a focus on developing country contexts. Key discussions on issues relating to young people and their sexual activities are brought together in one volume, ...

    Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Disability Rights and Wrongs

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Over the last thirty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading disability academic and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that the social model theory has reached a dead end. Drawing on a...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Breastfeeding in Hospital

    Mothers, Midwives and the Production Line

    By Fiona Dykes

    'Breast is best' is today’s prevailing mantra. However, women – particularly first-time mothers – frequently feel unsupported when they come to feed their baby. This new experience often takes place in the impersonal and medicalized surroundings of a hospital maternity ward where women are 'seen to...

    Published August 17th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Handbook of Cannabis Therapeutics

    From Bench to Bedside

    Learn the facts behind the pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of controversial cannabis therapeuticsThe Handbook of Cannabis Therapeutics: From Bench to Bedside sets aside the condemnation and hysteria of society’s view of cannabis to concentrate on the medically sound aspects of cannabis...

    Published July 19th 2006 by Routledge