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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 13th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2005 by Routledge

  10. 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 4th 2005 by Routledge