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New and Published Books

  1. Last Years of Long Lives

    The Larvik Study

    By Tor Inge Romoren

    The Last Years of Long Lives is a unique account of that period of old age which precedes death. Based on 400 complete individual histories and covering a twenty-year period, it looks at the experiences of people over eighty years old in three important areas: disability, family life and health...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Illness as a Work of Thought

    A Foucauldian Perspective on Psychosomatics

    By Monica Greco

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Illness as a Work of Thought is a practical application of Foucault's archaeological and genealogical methods of the study of illness and modernity. From medicine and psychiatry to psychology and the social sciences, Monica Greco explores what the history of these different disciplines contributes...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pocket Prescriber 2014

    By Timothy RJ Nicholson, Donald RJ Singer

    This book is an A-Z listing of the 500 most commonly prescribed drugs. Each entry contains key prescribing information and provides information on safety issues, warnings, drug errors, and adverse effects. The book supplies practical guidance on drug selection and includes prescribing protocols and...

    Published May 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2010 by Routledge