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  1. AIDS Literature and Gay Identity

    The Literature of Loss

    By Monica B. Pearl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book discusses the significance of late twentieth century and early twenty first century American fiction written in response to the AIDS crisis and interrogates how sexual identity is depicted and constructed textually. Pearl develops Freudian psychoanalytic theory in a complex account of the...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Progress or Collapse

    The Crises of Market Greed

    By Roberto De Vogli

    Human progress is heading toward collapse. There are converging ecological crises looming on the horizon: climate change, peak oil, water shortages, fish depletion and food scarcities. The world is on a collision course against the limits of the ecosystem. Modern societies are consuming,...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Some Early and Later Houses of Pity (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Morrison Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    From around the eleventh century until the Reformation, a close connection between the Church and hospitals was formed as they became a refuge for the ill, ostracised and poor. First published in 1926, John Morrison Hobson presents a fascinating survey of the hospitals and almshouses found...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Child Protection in Development

    Edited by Michael Bourdillon, William Myers

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and effective policy responses from among the multiple approaches that exist. This collection...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Life and Death Decisions

    The Quest for Morality and Justice in Human Societies

    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Issues of Life and Death such as abortion, assisted suicide, capital punishment and others are among the most contentious in many societies. Whose rights are protected? How do these rights and protections change over time and who makes those decisions? Based on the author’s award-winning and hugely...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Health Care and Immigration

    Understanding the Connections

    Edited by Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Alejandro Portes

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This pioneering volume represents the culmination of state-of-the-art research whose purpose was to investigate the relationship between health care and immigration in the USA - two broken systems in need of reform. This volume sets out to answer the question: how do medical institutions...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Eating Disorders and Mindfulness

    Exploring Alternative Approaches to Treatment

    Edited by Leah M. DeSole

    This book presents an overview of the latest psychological knowledge about the application of mindfulness-based interventions in the field of eating disorders. Increasingly, these interventions are used in therapeutic practice. They encourage clients to process their experience fully, as it arises,...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to Global Health Ethics

    Edited by Andrew D. Pinto, Ross E. G. Upshur

    The field of global health is expanding rapidly. An increasing number of trainees are studying and working with marginalized populations, often within low and middle-income countries. Such endeavours are beset by ethical dilemmas: mitigating power differentials, addressing cultural differences in...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. European Union Public Health Policy

    Regional and global trends

    Edited by Scott L. Greer, Paulette Kurzer

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Ranging from influence over world trade laws affecting health to population health issues such as obesity to the use of comparative data to affect policy, the EU’s public health policies are increasingly important, visible, expensive and effective. They also provide an invaluable case study for...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge