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  1. 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...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Latin American and Iberian Perspectives on Literature and Medicine

    Edited by Patricia Novillo-Corvalán

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This is the first study to examine the representation of illness, disability, and cultural pathologies in modern and contemporary Iberian and Latin American literature. Innovative and interdisciplinary, the collection situates medicine as an important and largely overlooked discourse in these...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  6. 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...

    Published June 8th 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....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge