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  1. Body Studies

    An Introduction

    By Margo DeMello

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 28th 2013 by Birkbeck Law Press

  3. Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Behavioural Economics and Business Ethics

    Interrelations and Applications

    By Philip Alexander Rajko

    Series: Routledge Advances in Behavioural Economics and Finance

    Economics and moral philosophy have in recent years been considered to be distinct and separate fields. However, behavioural economics has started to reconcile various aspects of morality and economics, which has offered new conceptual opportunities to advance economics ethics and business ethics....

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the production and consumption of risk

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion-dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating&...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. HIV/AIDS in China - The Economic and Social Determinants

    By Dylan Sutherland, Jennifer Y.J. Hsu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    South and East Asia may well become the epicentres of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. More than three-quarters of a million people are now estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS in China. In 2009, AIDS had already become the leading cause of death by infectious disease. Yet, even despite China’s recent...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

    By Ronald M. Atlas, James W. Snyder

    The detection and/or isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms is critical for the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. With growth-dependant methods providing reliable means for identifying pathogens, traditional culturing continues to play an integral role in the detection...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Saviour Siblings

    A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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