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  1. Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life

    By Peter Draper

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    One of the fundamental aims of nursing is to safeguard or promote patients' 'quality of life'. In Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life, Peter Draper examines existing ways of defining the concept and argues that nurses need to adopt a fresh approach, which more accurately reflects patients'...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

  2. Activism and Marginalization in the AIDS Crisis

    By Michael A Hallett

    Activism and Marginalization in the AIDS Crisis shows readers how the advent of HIV-disease has brought into question the utility of certain forms of “activism” as they relate to understanding and fighting the social impacts of disease. This informative and powerful book is centrally...

    Published April 25th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Foucault, Health and Medicine

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Alan Petersen

    The reception of Michel Foucault's work in the social sciences and humanities has been phenomenal. Foucault's concepts and methodology have encouraged new approaches to old problems and opened up new lines of enquiry. This book assesses the contribution of Foucault's work to research and thinking...

    Published April 24th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Death, Gender and Ethnicity

    Edited by David Field, Dr David Field, Jenny Hockey, Neil Small

    Death, Gender and Ethnicity examines the ways in which gender and ethnicity shape the experiences of dying and bereavement, taking as its focus the diversity of ways through which the universal event of death is encountered. It brings together accounts of how these experiences are actually managed...

    Published April 10th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Nutritional Abnormalities in Infectious Diseases

    Effects on Tuberculosis and AIDS

    By Chris E Taylor

    Listed in the 1997 edition of Doody’s Rating Service: A Buyer’s Guide to the 250 Best Health Sciences Books!Until recently, it had been presumed that chemotherapy was sufficient to control tuberculosis (TB). However, it has been estimated that this disease will claim more than 30 million lives in...

    Published March 13th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure

    Issues, Policy, and Practice

    By Ted Tedrick

    If you work with older adults who are developmentally disabled and are seeking ways to incorporate exercise, arts activities, and other activities into your program, this is the book for you! Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Leisure will help you improve your ability to instruct...

    Published February 21st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse

    Feminism and Technoscience

    By Donna J. Haraway

    Modest_Witness@Second_Millenium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse explores the roles of stories, figures, dreams, theories, facts, delusions, advertising, institutions, economic arrangements, publishing practices, scientific advances, and politics in twentieth-century technoscience.The book's title is an...

    Published January 15th 1997 by Routledge

  8. AIDS as a Gender Issue

    Psychosocial Perspectives

    Edited by Lydia Bennett, Catherine Hankins, Lorraine Sherr

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 14th 1997 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Rethinking Prostitution

    Purchasing Sex in the 1990s

    Edited by Graham Scambler, Graham Scambler

    The growth of AIDS has focused renewed attention on the institution of prostitution. In contrast to the moral panic reaction of some sectors of society, very different initiatives are being displayed by other groups in relation to the need to scrutinize the social, moral and legal status of...

    Published December 5th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Crossing Borders

    Migration, Ethnicity and AIDS

    Edited by Mary Haour-Knipe, the late Richard Rector

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Academics and activists have come together in this edited volume to tackle the complex issues surrounding migration and AIDS. The book sets the agenda for the development of HIV/AIDS prevention and care programme in migrant and minority ethnic communities. Issues covered include: migration patterns...

    Published October 11th 1996 by Taylor & Francis