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  1. Worlds of Illness

    Biographical and Cultural Perspectives on Health and Disease

    By Alan Radley

    In recent years the study of illness as experienced by patients has emerged as an approach to understanding sickness. Descriptions of the everyday situations of people with particular diseases, provide a commentary upon the nature of symptoms and upon the relation of the body to society. This...

    Published October 19th 1995 by Routledge

  2. Gendered Moods

    Psychotropics and Society

    By Elizabeth Ettorre, Elianne Riska

    Tranquillisers are prescribed to almost twice as many women as men, yet very little gender-based research has been carried out on the social context of their use. Gendered Moods offers the first feminist analysis of the gendered character of psychotropic drug use, based on studies of long-term...

    Published August 31st 1995 by Routledge

  3. The Sociology of Health Promotion

    Critical Analyses of Consumption, Lifestyle and Risk

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Roger Burrows, Sarah Nettleton

    Promotion of health has become a central feature of health policy at local, national and international levels, forming part of global health initiatives such as those endorsed by the World Health Organisation. The issues examined in The Sociology of Health Promotion include sociology of risk, the...

    Published August 3rd 1995 by Routledge

  4. Culture and Sexual Risk

    Edited by Hans ten and Herdt Brummelhuis

    Brummelhuis and Herdt provide an intense examination of sexual risk and its cultural configurations heretofore missing from the AIDS literature. The chapters on Western gay men speak to the pressing methodological, conceptual and theoretical needs in HIV/AIDS research while providing an...

    Published June 22nd 1995 by Routledge

  5. People With HIV and Those Who Help Them

    Challenges, Integration, Intervention

    By Carlton Munson, R Dennis Shelby

    In this guidebook, People With HIV and Those Who Help Them, author Dennis Shelby uses the reported experiences of HIV-positive men to chart the course of living with HIV. He offers a consistent clinical-theoretical framework that encompasses the vast range of clinical problems clinicians may...

    Published May 10th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Society and Health

    An Introduction to Social Science for Health Professionals

    By Rosemary Gillespie, Graham Moon

    A concise introduction to the central issues concerning health and health care in contemporary society, Society and Health is written for all health professionals undergoing basic training. It explains social science concepts and theories and shows their relevance to work in health settings.Each...

    Published May 4th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Educational Outcomes for Students With Disabilities

    By James E Ysseldyke, Martha L Thurlow

    Educational Outcomes for Students With Disabilities provides readers with the most current perspectives on outcomes that are certain to have an influence on the services they provide. A shift from a focus on the process of education for students with disabilities to a focus on measurable outcomes...

    Published April 27th 1995 by Routledge

  8. Reshaping the Female Body

    The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery

    By Kathy Davis

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 8th 1994 by Routledge

  9. Women And Health

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Sue Wilkinson University of Hull, Institute of Nursing Studies, Hull; Celia Kitzinger Loughborough University, Loughborough.

    this comprehensive volume provides a broad sample of contemporary British feminist work on women and health. It spans the disciplines of psychology, sociology, social policy, social anthropology and economics, and demonstrates the development of...

    Published November 23rd 1994 by Routledge

  10. Growing up with Alcohol

    By Emma Fossey

    The use and misuse of alcohol by young people is an established concern. Initiatives designed to educate the young about the potential dangers of alchol are frequently directed solely at teenagers. Growing up with Alcohol argues that this may be leaving it too late. Emma Fossey presents a detailed...

    Published October 20th 1994 by Routledge