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Forthcoming Medical Sociology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 2nd 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  2. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Women, Children, and Addiction

    Edited by Loretta Finnegan, Stephen Kandall

    This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related to women, pregnancy, newborns, infants and children. The volume begins by placing current attitudes towards addicted women...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Developmental Disabilities

    A Handbook for Occupational Therapists

    By David A Ethridge, Jerry A Johnson

    This significant volume provides broad coverage of the spectrum of problems confronted by patients with developmental disabilities and the many kinds of occupational therapy services these individuals need. Experts identify exemplary institutional and community service programs for treating...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge