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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health

    A New Theoretical Perspective

    By Joao Nunes

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health. Building on the work of the ‘Welsh School’ of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions from the wider critical security literature, the book provides an emancipatory...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability

    Edited by Paul Hunt, Tony Gray

    The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context...

    To Be Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Nora J Kenworthy, Richard Parker

    The global expansion of HIV programming (HIV "scale-up") and the growth of global health in the past decade reshaped politics, power, civic relations, and citizen subjectivities in countries across the globe. This book draws on interdisciplinary research from numerous sites in the Global South to...

    To Be Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ageing, Community, and Neoliberal Governance

    By Buck Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the social and economic pressures of an ageing population mount - combined with the neo-liberal state’s retreat from its social welfare obligations - industrial societies are shifting the costs of ageing onto individuals themselves. Senior citizens are increasingly required to take personal...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule

    By Ahsan Ullah, Ronald Labonté, Arne Ruckert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This volume explores the gap in health status between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples, providing a comparative assessment of socio-economic and health indicators for indigenous peoples, government policies, and the ways in which indigenous peoples have been resisting and adapting to...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge