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  1. 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 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2005 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2004 by Routledge

  7. MMR and Autism

    What Parents Need to Know

    By Michael Fitzpatrick

    The MMR controversy has been characterized by two one-sided discourses. In the medical world, the weight of opinion is overwhelmingly in favour of MMR. In the public world, the anti-MMR campaign has a much greater influence, centred on the fears of parents that the triple vaccine may cause autism...

    Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress

    By Melissa Farley, PhD

    Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress offers the reader an analysis of prostitution and trafficking as organized interpersonal violence. Even in academia, law, and public health, prostitution is often misunderstood as “sex work.” The book’s 32 contributors offer clinical...

    Published March 28th 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2004 by Routledge