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New and Published Books

  1. Sociology, Health and Health Care

    An Essay in Dialectical Critical Realism

    By Graham Scambler

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    It is now accepted that many of the determinants of health and health care are social. This volume offers a philosophical and theoretical frame within which the nature and extent of this might be optimally examined. The analysis is rooted in Roy Bhaskar’s basic and dialectical critical realism,...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology

    By Kirsty Horsey

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 was a major update to the UK’s laws on the use and regulation of reproductive technology and assisted reproduction. Since the enactment of the new law, the sector’s regulatory body, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), has also...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Addiction

    A Behavioral Economic Perspective

    By Shahram Heshmat

    Addiction: A Behavioral Economic Perspective focuses on the behavioral economics of addiction to explain why someone decides and act against her own well-being. It answers the questions of what accounts for self-defeating behavior patterns and how do we best motivate individuals to act according...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being

    Shaping a sustainable and healthy future

    Edited by Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess, Marcus Grant

    Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Fifty Years in Public Health (Routledge Revivals)

    A Personal Narrative with Comments

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1935, this book provides a valuable contribution to the history of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Written as a recollection of the experiences and knowledge of Sir Arthur Newsholme, the book covers a period in which phenomenal progress was made....

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Studies (3 Volumes)

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    This set reissues three books by Sir Arthur Newsholme, first published in 1931. The volumes describe the circumstances of medical work in several European countries, at that time. Together, the books look at public administration, local and national, in relation to the prevention of...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Technology and Methods in Behavioral Medicine

    Edited by David S. Krantz, Andrew S. Baum,, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    This book provides an illustrative overview of some of the key methodological and technical innovations that form the cutting edge of current research in behavioral medicine. It is divided into three sections. Part I consists of six chapters describing the impact on behavioral medicine research of...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Public Health in India

    Technology, governance and service delivery

    Edited by Diatha Krishna Sundar, Shashank Garg, Isha Garg

    Despite rapid advances in modern medicine and state-of-the-art health care services in the private sector, primary health care in India remains inaccessible to a majority of the population. Besides, even policymakers often do not have access to real-time data to fine-tune their policies or design...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge India

  9. Madness

    A History

    By Petteri Pietikäinen

    Madness: A History is a thorough and accessible account of madness from antiquity to modern times, offering a large-scale yet nuanced picture of mental illness and its varieties in western civilization. The book opens by considering perceptions and experiences of madness starting in Biblical times...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity Management

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity Management (ICSHMIM 2014), Nanjing, China, 24-26 September 2014

    Edited by Keqin Ding, Shenfang Yuan, Zhishen Wu

    Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity Management is a collection of the papers presented at the 2nd International Conference of Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity Management (ICSHMIM2014, Nanjing, China, 24-26 September 2014), and addresses the most recent developments in the field of...

    Published May 29th 2015 by CRC Press