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  1. The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture

    A Sociology of the Senses

    By Phillip Vannini, Dennis Waskul, Simon Gottschalk

    The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture is the definitive guide to the sociological and anthropological study of the senses. Vannini, Waskul, and Gottschalk provide a comprehensive map of the social and cultural significance of the senses that is woven in a thorough analytical review of classical,...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Disability Rights and Wrongs Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Over the last forty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading disability academic and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that disability research needs a firmer conceptual and empirical footing....

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Medicine, Health and the Arts

    Approaches to the Medical Humanities

    Edited by Victoria Bates, Alan Bleakley, Sam Goodman

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    In recent decades, both medical humanities and medical history have emerged as rich and varied sub-disciplines. Medicine, Health and the Arts is a collection of specially commissioned essays designed to bring together different approaches to these complex fields. Written by a selection of...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Broadening the Base of Addiction Mutual Support Groups

    Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, William L. White, John F. Kelly

    Mutual-help groups have proliferated, diversified and adapted to emerging substance-related trends over the past 75 years, and have been the focus of rigorous research for the past 30 years. This book reviews the history of mutual support groups for addiction that have arisen as adjuncts or...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Medicine, Health and the Public Sphere in Britain, 1600-2000

    Edited by Steve Sturdy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Medicine is concerned with the most intimate aspects of private life. Yet it is also a focus for diverse forms of public organization and action. In this volume, an international team of scholars use the techniques of medical history to analyse the changing boundaries and constitution of the public...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    Edited by Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich, Ursula Bazant

    This book provides the first comprehensive information and detailed data on the welfare systems of all twenty-seven EU member states and offers the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. The introductory chapter summarizes the actual debate about...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Food Allergy

    Practical Diagnosis and Management

    Edited by Scott H. Sicherer

    Food allergy has increased over the past two decades, with a larger number of patients presenting a myriad of related symptoms and illnesses to physicians and allied health professionals. The growing number of patients poses a challenge to health care providers and confirms the need for developing...

    Published August 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Geographies of Health, Disease and Well-being

    Recent Advances in Theory and Method

    Edited by Mei-Po Kwan

    This book is a collection of papers reflecting the latest advances in geographic research on health, disease, and well-being. It spans a wide range of topics, theoretical perspectives, and methodologies - including anti-racism, post-colonialism, spatial statistics, spatiotemporal modeling,...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Aging and Diversity

    Theories and Concepts

    By Patricia Kolb

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world will affect our lives and the life of each person we know. The changes will result in...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Turning Troubles into Problems

    Clientization in Human Services

    Edited by Jaber F. Gubrium, Margaretha Järvinen

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Human service professionals deal with a wide range of problems, from child abuse, parenting issues, and elderly care, to addictions, mental illness, sexual assault, unemployment, and criminality. These must be constructed as problems for professionals to appropriately respond to them. Human service...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge