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Forthcoming Medical Sociology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health

    Edited by Mohan Pammi, Jesus G. Vallejo, Steven A. Abrams

    Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition–Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health...

    To Be Published August 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Alcohol and Public Policy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically...

    To Be Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Disability, Hate Crime and Violence

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Hannah Mason-Bish

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    This book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of disability, hate crime and violence, exploring its emergence on the policy agenda. Engaging with the latest debates in criminology, disability and violence studies, it goes beyond conventional notions of hate crime to look at...

    To Be Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    To Be Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Genetics

    Sociology of the Prenatal

    By Kate Reed

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women’s experiences of such screening, little is known about men’s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the...

    To Be Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,...

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Death: A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Paul Fairfield

    From Nietzsche's pronouncement that 'God is dead' to Camus' argument that suicide is the fundamental question of philosophy, the concept of death plays an important role in existential phenomenology, reaching from Kierkegaard to Heidegger and Marcel. This book explores the phenomenology of death...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

    By Davina Allen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities....

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Insect Repellents Handbook, Second Edition

    Edited by Mustapha Debboun, Stephen P. Frances, Daniel Strickman

    This book provides an update of the first edition, which is recognized as the definitive reference on insect repellents. The Second Edition reflects the current state of insect repellent science. It covers the processes involved in the development and testing of new active ingredients and...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    Edited by David W. Montgomery

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" future. Alongside all the struggles of life, however,...

    To Be Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge