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New and Published Books

  1. Self-care

    Embodiment, Personal Autonomy and the Shaping of Health Consciousness

    By Christopher Ziguras

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book examines the widespread cultural and political consequences of the proliferation of popular health advice. It provides a key theoretical contribution to the sociological study of health and embodiment by illuminating the processes of social change that have transformed how individuals...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. HIV/AIDS, Health and the Media in China

    Imagined Immunity Through Racialized Disease

    By Johanna Hood

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Approximately 90% of urban HIV/AIDS education in China occurs indirectly through non-specialist media reports. Many of these reports use images of extreme suffering and poverty to communicate an understanding of who gets HIV, why and how. This book explores an important aspect of how HIV/AIDS is...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. State Health Insurance Market Reform

    Toward Inclusive and Sustainable Health Insurance Markets

    By Joel C. Cantor, Alan C. Monheit

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    In this volume, leading American health economists provide a critical assessment of the current state of knowledge of insurance market reform that is accessible to both policy-makers and researchers....

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Body Composition in Sport, Exercise and Health

    Edited by Arthur D Stewart, Laura Sutton

    The analysis of body composition (fat, bone and muscle) is an important process throughout the biomedical sciences. This is the first book to offer a clear and detailed introduction to the key methods and techniques in body composition analysis and to explain the importance of body composition data...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education

    Edited by Caragh Brosnan, Bryan S. Turner

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education provides a contemporary introduction to this classic area of sociology by examining the social origin and implications of the epistemological, organizational and demographic challenges facing medical education in the twenty-first century....

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Innovations in Hospital Architecture

    By Stephen Verderber

    This indispensable reference book captures key recent developments in the rapidly evolving field of sustainable hospital architecture. Today’s architects must provide hospitals which enable high quality care for diverse patient populations in carbon neutral care settings, and this book succinctly...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Managing in Health and Social Care

    2nd Edition

    By Vivien Martin, Julie Charlesworth, Euan Henderson

    Managing in Health and Social Care is about developing skills to manage and improve health and social care services. The focus throughout is on the role that a manager can play in ensuring effective delivery of high-quality services. Examples from social care and health settings are used to...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Health, Economic Development and Household Poverty

    From Understanding to Action

    Edited by Sara Bennett, Lucy Gilson, Anne Mills

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Accessible and edited by authors based at a top institution, this book provides readers with an excellent summary in an easy-to-read style of this burgeoning field of research. In this volume Bennett, Gilson and Mills have gathered together essays written by academics and experts in the fields of...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Managing for Health

    Edited by David J. Hunter

    Series: Routledge Health Management

    Expertly mixing theory with practice, this text makes a unique and important contribution to the area of health management. Through examples and case studies drawn from across Europe, Managing for Health explores the management challenge in public health policy and offers pointers to equip...

    Published February 26th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Evidence-Based Medicine

    In its Place

    Edited by Ivar Sonbo Kristiansen, Gavin Mooney

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Evidence based medicine is defined as the conscientious explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. This superb collection takes a critical view of this concept and examines the economic implications of its imposition....

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge