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  1. 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 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 18th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Promoting Young People’s Sexual Health

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Roger Ingham, Peter Aggleton

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Valuable contributions on different aspects of sexual and reproductive health among young people are presented in this book, with a focus on developing country contexts. Key discussions on issues relating to young people and their sexual activities are brought together in one volume, ...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The New NHS

    A Guide

    By Alison Talbot-Smith, Allyson M. Pollock

    Dr Alison Talbot-Smith, an experienced doctor and researcher, and Professor Allyson M. Pollock, one of the UKs leading authorities on the NHS, give a lucid and incisive account of the new NHS – which has emerged from a far-reaching programme of market-oriented changes. Providing an authoritative...

    Published April 12th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Trusting Medicine

    By Patricia Illingworth

    Providing a fascinating overview of healthcare spending and cost-containment mechanisms in the US, this book explores the consequences of managed care for the community with particular attention paid to doctor-patient relationships. The author studies this significant...

    Published August 17th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Health Action Zones

    Partnerships for Health Equity

    Edited by Marian Barnes, Linda Bauld, Michaela Benzeval, Mhairi Mackenzie, Helen Sullivan, Ken Judge

    Health Action Zones (HAZ) were one of the earliest and most prominent area-based initiatives launched by the New Labour government in England soon after it came to power in 1997. Written by members of the team undertaking the national evaluation of HAZ, this book examines the initiative’s...

    Published August 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Doctor, What's Wrong?

    Making the NHS Human Again

    By Sophie Petit-Zeman

    Does your doctor really care about you? Do you have time to care about your patients in the middle of all the red tape? Can we claw back tender, loving healthcare before losing sight of what it is? The medical machine is spinning out of control. Making the NHS better is about people, not about...

    Published May 25th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Dutch Response To HIV

    Pragmatism and Consensus

    By Theo Sandfort

    The Netherlands' response to AIDS is widely regarded as well organized and effective. This is largely due to the timely response to the threat of the disease, with a prevention programme starting in 1982. This Dutch example provides an instructive case study for other countries with relevance for...

    Published June 29th 1998 by Routledge