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  1. Singapore's Ageing Population

    Managing Healthcare and End-of-Life Decisions

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    A rapidly ageing population is the most significant demographic issue confronting Singapore in our lifetime. This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults. The challenge is in providing a system of care that is humane, effective...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Governing the New NHS

    Issues and Tensions in Health Service Management

    By John Storey, John Bullivant, Andrew Corbett-Nolan

    The new NHS is a very different organisation to the one set up 60 years ago. Two decades of reforms have introduced a market element, unprecedented transparency, patient choice, new incentives, devolved accountabilities and a host of new regulatory bodies. All these changes have made governance a...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    By Amy Lind

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Health Care in Malaysia

    The Dynamics of Provision, Financing and Access

    Edited by Heng Leng Chee, Simon Barraclough

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The health care system in Malaysia has undergone a fundamental transformation over the last two decades. This book examines this transformation and explores the pressing issues it faces today. It includes coverage of: the evolution of the system since independence, from the colonial legacy of...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. The New Sociology of the Health Service

    Edited by Jonathan Gabe, Michael Calnan

    Health service policy and health policy have changed considerably over the past fifteen years and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date sociological analysis of health policy. Not only have policies themselves changed but new policy themes – such as evidence-based policy and practice, an...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Human Resource Development in the Public Sector

    The Case of Health and Social Care

    Edited by Sally Sambrook, Jim Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Across Europe and the world, countries are attempting to develop their health and social policies and practices to address the global challenge of increasing demand and pressurized supply, created by ageing populations, emerging technologies and finite resources (financial and human). This text...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Logic of Care

    Health and the Problem of Patient Choice

    By Annemarie Mol

    **Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2010**What is good care? In this innovative and compelling book, Annemarie Mol argues that good care has little to do with 'patient choice' and, therefore, creating more opportunities for patient choice will not improve health...

    Published May 24th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Disabled People and the Right to Life

    The Protection and Violation of Disabled People’s Most Basic Human Rights

    Edited by Luke Clements, Janet Read

    The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book. 'Human rights' has increasingly come to be seen as a significant framework, both to aid understanding of the experiences of those who face oppression, and to underpin social, legal and political measures to counter it....

    Published January 17th 2008 by Routledge

  9. A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Drinking in Context

    Patterns, Interventions, and Partnerships

    Edited by Gerry Stimson, Marcus Grant, Marie Choquet, Preston Garrison

    Drinking beverage alcohol is a widespread source of individual and social pleasure in most countries around the world. Yet, some drinking patterns can lead to serious physical, mental, and social harms. Drinking in Context is intended to complement existing volumes dealing with international...

    Published December 19th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Social Welfare in Asia
    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  2. Social Welfare in The Middle East
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  3. Social Welfare in Africa
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  4. Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries
    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  5. Social Welfare in Latin America
    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell
    To Be Published August 21st 2015

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