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  1. Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Medical Law is all about, Beginning Medical Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you...

    To Be Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Social Basis of Community Care (Routledge Revivals)

    By Martin Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Care for the elderly, disabled and mentally-ill within and by the community forms a vital part of current social policy. Martin Bulmer argues that this policy is inadequately thought out and rests on a series of poorly founded sociological assumptions. As a result there is a vacuum at the heart of...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Policy Context of Midwifery and Maternity Services

    By Kuldip Bharj, Mari Phillips

    At a time of upheaval for the NHS, this text discusses the contemporary social context and policy drivers affecting childbirth and maternity services in the UK, making clear links to practice throughout. Complex health and social care demands, and particularly the policy commitment to choice for...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Communicating Women’s Health

    Voicing the Voiceless

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Feminist Analysis of Mental Health Law

    Reconceptualising Rights

    By Claire Murray

    Most common law jurisdictions have a rights-based model of mental health law – whether procedural or substantive – and individual human rights have become the main normative element in mental health law. There is, however, a growing critical discourse on the nature of the current rights-based model...

    To Be Published November 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Alcohol Policy in Europe

    Delivering the WHO Ideal?

    By Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    The World Health Organisation subscribes to a structural approach to reduce alcohol-related harm. Rather than targeting individuals, it recommends that governments should control consumption through a combination of pricing strategies, restrictions on retail availability and, possibly, the...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge

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