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Forthcoming Medical Sociology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Perspectives from Social Science and Law

    Edited by Nicola K. Gale, Jean V. McHale

    The provision and use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been growing globally over the last 40 years. As CAM develops alongside- and sometimes integrates- with conventional medicine, this handbook provides the first major overview of its regulation and...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    The last twenty years have seen a growth in multi-disciplinary work in the area of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of specialist concerns has been steadily mainstreamed. Alongside this, a broader interest has developed in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ factors relating to sexuality...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    By Francisco Ortega

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  4. Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience

    By Liz Price, Liz Walker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work, through the...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Where Inner and Outer Worlds Meet

    Psychosocial Research in the Tradition of George W Brown

    By Tirril Harris

    The importance of George Brown's sustained contribution to medical sociology through his longitudinal studies of psychiatric disorder and its relationship to social context is widely recognised. This collection of seventeen chapters exemplifies a particular way of working as a medical sociologist...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Partnership and Pragmatism

    The German Response to AIDS Prevention and Care

    Edited by Rolf Rosenbrock, Michael Wright

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most important themes in German HIV/AIDS prevention and care from the beginning of the epidemic to the present. Multidisciplinary in approach, it highlights the unique contributions of Germany to AIDS work, making available for the first time...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious, and offer difficult moral dilemmas to both medical practitioners and the judiciary. This issue is exacerbated when the patient is unable to exercise autonomy and is entirely dependent on the will of others. This book...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Møller, Ivan Waddington, John M. Hoberman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. Shocking cases such as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team have exposed the complicated relationships between athletes, teams, physicians, sports governing bodies, drugs providers, and...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Sociology Of The Caring Professions

    By Pamela Abbott

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model

    Edited by Leonard Jason, Joseph R Ferrari

    Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol and drug free living environment supporting sustained recovery. This book suggests...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge