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  1. Key Themes in Public Health

    By Miranda Thurston

    ‘The growth of public health courses aimed at undergraduates has created a new need for textbooks that are appropriate and stimulating. Miranda Thurston has succeeded in producing something which strikes the right note. It is wide ranging in scope without being superficial and is accessible to the...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to the Sociology of Ignorance

    Essays on the Limits of Knowing

    Edited by Linsey McGoey

    Ignorance is typically thought of as the absence or opposite of knowledge. In global societies that equate knowledge with power, ignorance is seen as a liability that can and should be overcome through increased education and access to information. In recent years, scholars from the social sciences...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Knowledge

    By Marian Adolf, Nico Stehr

    Series: Key Ideas

    Almost everything we do is based on our knowledge of the world around us: how we dress in the morning, how we go about our work, how we interact with other people – all these things rest on our understanding of how we know life. Knowledge might be seen as the most central as well as the most...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness

    8th Edition

    By Gregroy L. Weiss, Lynne E. Lonnquist

    A comprehensive presentation of the major topics in medical sociology. The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness, 8/e by Gregory L. Weiss and Lynne E. Lonnquist provides an in-depth overview of the field of medical sociology. The authors provide solid coverage of traditional topics while...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Transformation of Contemporary Health Care

    The Market, the Laboratory, and the Forum

    By Tiago Moreira

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care. This book explores the role of knowledge production and technology on these transformations, focusing on the market (attempts to embed principles of economic rationality and efficient use of resources in the...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Food, Morals and Meaning

    The Pleasure and Anxiety of Eating, 2nd Edition

    By John Coveney

    Following on from the success of the first edition, John Coveney traces our complex relationship with food and eating and our preoccupation with diet, self-discipline and food guilt. Using our current fascination with health and nutrition, he explores why our appetite for food pleasures...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. New Genetics, New Social Formations

    Edited by Peter Glasner, Paul Atkinson, Helen Greenslade

    Series: Genetics and Society

    New genetic technologies cut across a range of public regulatory domains and private lifeworlds, often appearing to generate an institutional void in response to the complex challenges they pose. As a result, a number of new social formations are being developed to legitimate public engagement and...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Neuroscience and the Economics of Decision Making

    Edited by Alessandro Innocenti, Angela Sirigu

    Series: Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

    In the last two decades there has been a flourishing research carried out jointly by economists, psychologists and neuroscientists. This meltdown of competences has lead towards original approaches to investigate the mental and cognitive mechanisms involved in the way the economic agent collects,...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. New Genetics, New Identities

    Edited by Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, Helen Greenslade

    Series: Genetics and Society

    What implications are applications of new genetic technologies in biomedicine having on social identity in today’s society? New Genetics, New Identities, a wide-ranging multi-disciplinary volume in the CESAGen Genetics & Society Book series, presents not only theoretical reflection but also...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge