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  1. Suicide and Society in India

    By Peter Mayer

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

    In India about 123,000 people take their own lives each year, the second highest total in the world. There is a suicide death in India almost every 4 minutes, and it is the leading cause of death for rural Indians especially women in early adulthood. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse

    Tackling the Health and Mental Health Effects

    By Catherine Itzin, Ann Taket, Sarah Barter-Godfrey

    Domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, and sexual exploitation through prostitution, pornography and trafficking can have many significant adverse impacts on a survivor’s health and wellbeing, in the short, medium and long-term. Taking a life-course approach, the book...

    Published September 24th 2010 by Routledge

  3. A Minyan of Women

    Family Dynamics, Jewish Identity and Psychotherapy Practice

    Edited by Beverly A. Greene, Dorith Brodbar

    This book explores the diverse manner in which family dynamics shaped Jewish identities in ways that were unique and directly connected to their experiences within their families of origin. Highlighted is the diversity of experience of ethnic identity within members of a group of women who are...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Making Sense of Disaster Medicine: A Hands-on Guide for Medics

    By Alan Hawley, James Matheson

    Disaster medicine is a broad and dynamic field that encompasses the medical and surgical response to mass casualty incidents including rail, air, and road traffic accidents; domestic terrorism; and pandemic outbreaks. It also encompasses the global issues of conflict and natural catastrophe....

    Published August 27th 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Neurogenetic Diagnoses

    The Power of Hope and the Limits of Today’s Medicine

    By Carole H. Browner, H. Mabel Preloran

    Series: Genetics and Society

    As world populations continue to age, the incidence of very common, ultimately fatal neurodegenerative diseases (some of medicine’s most puzzling illnesses) will increase exponentially. Neurogenetic Diagnoses, the Power of Hope, and the Limits of Today’s Medicine explores the diverse impacts and...

    Published June 4th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Radiation Threats and Your Safety

    A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community

    By Armin Ansari

    While it has aided far many more than it has harmed, radiation is forever etched in the public’s mind as an indiscriminate and particularly pernicious killer. Consequently, it is especially critical in this age of terrorist threats that we equip ourselves with accurate information and practical...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  8. Statistics for Sports and Exercise Science

    A Practical Approach

    By John Newell, Tom Aitchison, Stanley Grant

    Statistics in Sport and Exercise Science assumes no prior knowledge of statistics and uses real-life case studies to introduce the importance of statistics in sport and exercise science. Statistical tests and techniques are described here in a friendly and easy-to-understand manner, giving you the...

    Published October 7th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Theorising Social Exclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Annemarie Nevill, Greer Lamaro, Melissa Graham, Sarah Barter-Godfrey

    Social exclusion attempts to make sense out of multiple deprivations and inequities experienced by people and areas, and the reinforcing effects of reduced participation, consumption, mobility, access, integration, influence and recognition. This book works from a multidisciplinary approach across...

    Published August 27th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Globalisation, Markets and Healthcare Policy

    Redrawing the Patient as Consumer

    By Jonathan Tritter, Meri Koivusalo, Eeva Ollila, Paul Dorfman

    Series: Critical Studies in Health and Society

    Although the last two decades have seen the healthcare systems of most developed countries face pressure for major reform, the impact of this reform on the relationship between empowerment, consumerism and citizen’s rights has received limited research attention. Globalisation, Markets and...

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge