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  1. A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Why We Take Drugs

    Seeking Excess and Communion in the Modern World

    By Tom Yardley

    In older cultures, the use of intoxicant drugs was integrated into the rhythms of social existence and bounded by rituals and taboos that ensured their dangerous forces were contained and channelled. In modern western societies, by contrast, the state and the institutions of society have washed...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Health Care Reform and Globalisation

    The US, China and Europe in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Peggy Watson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the post-Cold War, post financial crisis era, health care is an issue of critical political, personal and economic concern. In the US, plans to address a troubled health care model were met by vocal opposition. In the UK and post-communist Europe, attempts to introduce aspects of that model have...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Protection in Southern Africa

    New Opportunities for Social Development

    Edited by Leila Patel, James Midgley, Marianne Ulriksen

    A new generation of innovative social protection strategies is emerging in southern Africa. Although cash transfers are most prevalent, some country strategies include combinations of interventions such as food, livelihood inputs and support, asset building, public works and social services. The...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Decolonizing Global Mental Health

    The psychiatrization of the majority world

    By China Mills

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Decolonizing Global Mental Health is a book that maps a strange irony. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Movement for Global Mental Health are calling to ‘scale up’ access to psychological and psychiatric treatments globally, particularly within the global South. Simultaneously, in the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Social Marketing

    From Tunes to Symphonies, 2nd Edition

    By Gerard Hastings, Christine Domegan

    Social Marketing involves the application of marketing techniques (usually associated with promoting consumption) to social ends. Beyond this simple definition, social marketing offers an alternative to the standard Western economic model of consumption at all costs. This popular introductory...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Social Support

    Edited by Adrienne Chambon, Wolfgang Schröer, Cornelia Schweppe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    In the context of ever-increasing globalization, transnational systems of support have emerged in response to the needs of transnational families, labour forces, and the communities within which they are located. This volume will be the first to systematically address transnational support...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Women and Therapy in the Last Third of Life

    The Long View

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    What is distinct about the last third of life, about women, that makes psychotherapy different? In this diverse collection, the psychological meanings and challenges of the last third of life are explored, as the capacity of the psyche expands, sense of time changes, and some questions take on new...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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