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  1. Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Human Population Genetic Research in Developing Countries

    The Issue of Group Protection

    By Yue Wang

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Human population genetic research (HPGR) seeks to identify the diversity and variation of the human genome and how human group and individual genetic diversity has developed. This book asks whether developing countries are well prepared for the ethical and legal conduct of human population genetic...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Case Studies of Active Researchers

    Edited by Rich Neil, Sheldon Hanton, Scott Fleming, Kylie Wilson

    What are the challenges and potential pitfalls of real research? What decision-making process is followed by successful researchers? The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health fills an important gap in the research methods literature. Conventional research methods textbooks focus...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Global Perspectives on Dissociative Disorders

    Individual and Societal Oppression

    Edited by Vedat Sar, Warwick Middleton, Martin Dorahy

    Dissociative disorders are one of the psychiatric consequences of childhood psychological trauma. While oppression is an aspect of traumatic conditions, dissociation undermines resistance to oppression throughout a person’s lifespan. Neither oppression nor dissociation are restricted to particular...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives

    Finding a Voice of Their Own

    By Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe

    Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger’s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the social model of disablement. Using a grounded theory approach...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Disability Rights and Wrongs Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Over the last forty 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 disability research needs a firmer conceptual and empirical footing....

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Hospice in Change

    Applied Social Realist Theory

    By Martin Lipscomb

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    A Hospice in Change: Applied Social Realist Theory reports upon a study into aspects of the ways in which structural and organisational developments, professional cultures and ‘bedside’ or patient focused clinical practice interact within a single UK institution. While the findings of this study...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Children and Exercise XXVIII

    The Proceedings of the 28th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Manuel Coelho-E-Silva, Amândio Cupido-dos-Santos, António J. Figueiredo, José P. Ferreira, Neil Armstrong

    Children and Exercise XXVIII presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into seven thematic...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Qualitative Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health

    From Process to Product

    By Andrew C. Sparkes, Brett Smith

    Qualitative forms of inquiry are a dynamic and exciting area within contemporary research in sport, exercise and health. Students and researchers at all levels are now expected to understand qualitative approaches and be able to employ them in their work. In this comprehensive and in-depth...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Medicine, Health and the Arts

    Approaches to the Medical Humanities

    Edited by Victoria Bates, Alan Bleakley, Sam Goodman

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    In recent decades, both medical humanities and medical history have emerged as rich and varied sub-disciplines. Medicine, Health and the Arts is a collection of specially commissioned essays designed to bring together different approaches to these complex fields. Written by a selection of...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge