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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing

    Social Justice as Praxis

    Edited by Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith, Peggy L. Chinn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical theories. Social justice nursing is defined by the editors as nursing practice that is...

    To Be Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDS

    Community-Based Strategies

    By Teresa L. Scheid

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    A comprehensive health care system consists of services that are coordinated and integrated along the full continuum of care. For HIV patients, this includes physical health care, infectious disease management, crisis care, mental health care, substance abuse counseling, and social support services...

    To Be Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding and Responding to the Experience of Disability

    By Jill Porter

    Understanding and Responding to the Experience of Disability informs readers about current understandings of disability and ways of recognizing the needs that arise from the lived experience of impairment in schools. While most schools have clear procedures in place with respect to identifying...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous....

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

    By Davina Allen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities....

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Death: A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Paul Fairfield

    From Nietzsche's pronouncement that 'God is dead' to Camus' argument that suicide is the fundamental question of philosophy, the concept of death plays an important role in existential phenomenology, reaching from Kierkegaard to Heidegger and Marcel. This book explores the phenomenology of death...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    A Re-examination of Gender

    By Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women’s experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities. Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Impact of New Health Imperatives on Educational Policy and Schooling

    Edited by Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood

    Currently a great deal of public discourse around health is on the assumed relationship between childhood inactivity, young people’s diets, and a putative steep rise in obesity. Children and young people are increasingly being identified as a population at ‘risk’ in relation to these health...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. HIV/AIDS Policies and Their Impact on Women

    Edited by Josephine Allen, Andrea Parrot

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    HIV/AIDS policies have significantly disproportionate, serious, and sometimes fatal consequences for women globally. Drawing on case studies from the United States, China, Poland, Uganda, Namibia, South Africa, India, New Zealand, and Jamaica, this edited volume examines policies that contribute to...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. HIV/AIDS and the Social Consequences of Untamed Biomedicine

    Anthropological Complicities

    By Graham Fordham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Drawing on the case of HIV/AIDS in Thailand, this book examines how anthropological and other interpretative social science research has been utilized in modeling the AIDS epidemic, and in the design and implementation of interventions. It argues that much social science research has been complicit...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge