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  1. 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...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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,...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia

    Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Representations

    Edited by Linda Rae Bennett, Sharyn Graham Davies

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical and newer forms of sexual diversity, as well as the social responses they provoke....

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Siblings in Adolescence

    Emerging individuals, lasting bonds

    By Aiden Sisler, Angela Ittel

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Psychology Press