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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. HIV/AIDS Policies and Their Impact on Women

    Edited by Josephine Allen, Andrea Parrot

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    HIV/AIDS policies have significantly disproportionate, serious, and sometimes fatal consequences for women globally. Drawing on case studies from the United States, China, Poland, Uganda, Namibia, South Africa, India, New Zealand, and Jamaica, this edited volume examines policies that contribute to...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Policy Context of Midwifery and Maternity Services

    By Kuldip Bharj, Mari Phillips

    At a time of upheaval for the NHS, this text discusses the contemporary social context and policy drivers affecting childbirth and maternity services in the UK, making clear links to practice throughout. Complex health and social care demands, and particularly the policy commitment to choice for...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Abuse, Mental Illness and Recovery in Everyday Lives

    Beyond Trauma

    By Nicole Moulding

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Abuse, Mental Illness and Recovery in Everyday Lives offers new insights into the social dimensions of emotional distress in abuse-related mental illness, and explores the many interconnections between gendered violence, different forms of abuse and poor mental health. Looking at how individuals...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Vaginal Examination in Labour

    Challenging contemporary practice

    By Mary Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Vaginal examination is a common and routine aspect of midwifery practice that is used to determine the presentation and position of the fetus, and to measure cervical dilatation in order to assess progress in labour. It is under-examined, however; little has been written about midwives’ and women’s...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Support for Trafficked Women

    Developing a Model for Service Provision

    By Delia Rambaldini-Gooding

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Human trafficking for the purpose of prostitution and sexual exploitation has received a great deal of attention at national and international policy level. However, most of the focus has been on the criminal aspects of human trafficking and crime prevention, with little more than rhetoric around...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society

    Edited by Patricia Lindsay, Ian Peate

    Birthing in Contemporary Society makes clear the links between social, anthropological and psychological concepts, midwifery practice and women’s experience of birth. Demonstrating how empathising with women and understanding the context in which they live can affect childbirth outcomes and...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility awareness offers a number of advantages for women’s reproductive health: it does not interfere with normal physiology; there are no physical side effects; it can be used to optimise or minimise chances of conception; and it is culturally and morally acceptable in societies where...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Women's Health in Africa

    Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, Eleanor Krassen Covan, Elizabeth Fugate-Whitlock

    This edited book includes new policy-relevant research on women’s health issues in Africa. Scholars explore critical topics from different disciplinary traditions using a variety of research methodologies and data sources. The contributors include African scholars with in-depth knowledge of their...

    To Be Published November 6th 2015 by Routledge

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