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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Professions, State and the Market

    Medicine in Britain, the United States and Russia

    By Mike Saks

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    This unique book enhances our understanding of the links between professions, the state and the market – and their implications for the public in terms of professional practice. In so doing, the book adopts a neo-Weberian perspective, in which professions are seen as a form of exclusionary social...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Møller, Ivan Waddington, John M. Hoberman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. Shocking cases such as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team have exposed the complicated relationships between athletes, teams, physicians, sports governing bodies, drugs providers, and...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood

    By Mojdeh Bayat

    A copublication with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood focuses on research-based strategies for educators to address challenging behaviors of children during early childhood and elementary school years. Utilizing...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sociology, Health and Health Care

    An Essay in Dialectical Critical Realism

    By Graham Scambler

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    It is now accepted that many of the determinants of health and health care are social. This volume offers a philosophical and theoretical frame within which the nature and extent of this might be optimally examined. The analysis is rooted in Roy Bhaskar’s basic and dialectical critical realism,...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Coercive Care

    Rights, Law and Policy

    Edited by Bernadette Mcsherry, Ian Freckelton

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ‘coercive care’ in relation...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Human Population Genetic Research in Developing Countries

    The Issue of Group Protection

    By Yue Wang

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Human population genetic research (HPGR) seeks to identify the diversity and variation of the human genome and how human group and individual genetic diversity has developed. This book asks whether developing countries are well prepared for the ethical and legal conduct of human population genetic...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Psychiatry in Asia

    Edited by Dinesh Bhugra, Samson Tse, Roger Ng, Nori Takei

    Geographically and demographically Asia is a huge region with a large number of societies and cultures, each affected by their own unique problems including over-population, major natural disasters, poverty and changing social and economic factors. Inevitably this means that different mental health...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Giving Voice to Profound Disability

    Dignity, dependence and human capabilities

    By John Vorhaus

    Giving Voice to Profound Disability is devoted to exploring the lives of people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities, and brings together the voices of those best placed to speak about the rewards and challenges of living with, supporting and teaching this group...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The burial of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject which also raises increasingly complex legal issues. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. The book looks primarily at the laws and related...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society

    Edited by Patricia Lindsay, Ian Peate

    Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice makes clear the links between social, anthropological and psychological concepts, midwifery practice and women’s experience of birth. Demonstrating how empathising with women and understanding the context in which they live can affect...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge