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  1. Women and Heroin Addiction in China's Changing Society

    By Huan Gao

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Accompanying China’s economic reform and open-door policy in 1978, illicit drug use emerged in the late 1980s, and gradually developed into a serious social problem. Heroin was the dominant illicit drug consumed in the new drug epidemic, and the number of female heroin users has increased rapidly...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies

    Edited by Keerty Nakray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    By Mary Ann Cutter

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Our understanding of gender carries significant bioethical implications. An errant account of gender-specific disease can lead to overgeneralizations, undergeneralizations, and misdiagnoses. It can also lead to problems in the structure of health-care delivery, the creation of policy, and the...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Man's Dominion

    The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    In this feminist critique of the politics of religion, Sheila Jeffreys argues that the renewed rise of religion is harmful to women’s human rights. The book seeks to rekindle the criticism of religion as the founding ideology of patriarchy. Focusing on the three monotheistic religions; Judaism,...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Social Justice in Group Work

    Practical Interventions for Change

    Edited by Anneliese A. Singh, Carmen F. Salazar

    This book spotlights the unique contribution of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work to the social justice literature, and of group work to a social justice agenda. Although the term social justice may be relatively new in the counseling and psychology literature, the underlying values -...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Women, Clubs and Associations in Britain

    By David Doughan, Peter Gordon

    Women have been consistently excluded from all manner of clubs and associations over the years, whether as the direct result of an anti-woman policy or indirectly through prohibitive entry requirements, social constraints, or conflict of interests and tastes. Retaliation from women has...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Counseling Pregnancy, Politics, and Biomedicine

    Empowering Discernment

    By Patricia Elyse Terrell

    Examine the impact and importance reproduction and genetics have on religious valuesCounseling Pregnancy, Politics, and Biomedicine: Empowering Discernment explains the mystery of the God-human relationship so ministers, priests, and pastors can follow the ethics and mechanics of counseling human...

    Published May 16th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Women, Employment and Organizations

    By Judith Glover, Gill Kirton

    This book brings together the latest European and North American research on a series of key topics in the field of women's employment. Drawing on published and easily accessible statistics, it sets the topics in the appropriate policy contexts and systematically appraises them from the viewpoint...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The State of Feminist Social Work

    By Vicky White

    Social work is currently undergoing major change in its policies, organization and day-to-day practice and much has been written about the feminist presence in social work. In particular, feminist social work has focused on the role of women social workers in developing distinctive forms of...

    Published August 3rd 2006 by Routledge