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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Assembling Health Rights in Global Context

    Genealogies and Anthropologies

    Edited by Alex Mold, David Reubi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    What do we mean when we talk about rights in relation to health? Where does the language of health rights come from, and what are the implications of using such a discourse? During the last 20 years there have been an increasing number of initiatives and efforts – for instance in relation to HIV/...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Food

    By John Coveney

    Series: Shortcuts

    The centrality of food in life, and the importance of food as life, is undeniable. As a source of biological substrates, personal pleasure and political power, food is and has been an enduring requirement of human biological, social and cultural existence. In recent years, interest in food has...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Irish Insanity

    1800–2000

    Edited by Damien Brennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The national public asylum system in Ireland was established during the early nineteenth century and continued to operate up to the close of the twentieth century. These asylums / mental hospitals were a significant physical and social feature of Irish communities. They were used intensively and...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Thinking Politically about HIV

    Edited by Kent Buse, Dennis Altman

    AIDS has a unique political history. As fears grew of a global pandemic on the scale of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS was briefly treated as an issue of high politics in the international arena and generated significant resources for country programmes. That initial commitment is now declining,...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Global Sexualities

    New Frontiers

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Paul Boyce, Henrietta L Moore, Richard Parker

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Over the course of the past thirty years, there has been an explosion of work on sexuality, both conceptually and methodologically. From a relatively limited, specialist field, the study of sexuality has expanded across a wide range of social sciences. Yet as the field has grown, it has become...

    Published June 29th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family

    Diagnosing Dysmorphology, Reviving Medical Dominance

    By Joanna Latimer

    Series: Genetics and Society

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ‘geneticization’ and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Practising Social Inclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Melissa Graham, Lisa Hanna, Sophie Goldingay, Linda Wilson

    Practising Social Inclusion presents what we know about what works, and why, in promoting social inclusion and practising in a socially inclusive way. Contributing to the growing debates on social inclusion, this book moves beyond discussion of who it is that is socially excluded and the processes...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge