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  1. Meeting the Needs of Children with Disabilities

    Families and Professionals Facing the Challenge Together

    Edited by Helen K. Warner

    This textbook provides the reader with an insight into the needs of children with both physical and learning disabilities, particularly within an acute care setting. It considers the principles that underpin the fundamental aspects of care delivery to children with special needs. The key ...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Care Work

    Present and Future

    Edited by Janet Boddy, Claire Cameron, Peter Moss

    Care Work considers the current situation of care work and care workers, from childcare to eldercare, and from family carers to paid carers. It examines the composition of the current workforce (more than a million in the UK alone), the knowledge and education needed for care work, and the...

    Published October 6th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Behind the Eight Ball

    Sex for Crack Cocaine Exchange and Poor Black Women

    By Tanya Telfair Sharpe

    Inner-city black women open their hearts to share the pain of crack addiction and its consequences Behind the Eight Ball: Sex for Crack Cocaine Exchange and Poor Black Women documents an American tragedy that highlights the widening gap between social and economic classes. In their own words, poor...

    Published October 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Loss and Bereavement in Childbearing

    By Rosemary Mander

    This new edition of a groundbreaking work reflects important developments in the general understanding of, and research into, loss and death. Providing a wealth of information for both experienced and inexperienced midwives, the book covers topics including: perinatal and...

    Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  5. Trusting Medicine

    By Patricia Illingworth

    Providing a fascinating overview of healthcare spending and cost-containment mechanisms in the US, this book explores the consequences of managed care for the community with particular attention paid to doctor-patient relationships. The author studies this significant...

    Published August 18th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Health Action Zones

    Partnerships for Health Equity

    Edited by Marian Barnes, Linda Bauld, Michaela Benzeval, Mhairi Mackenzie, Helen Sullivan, Ken Judge

    Health Action Zones (HAZ) were one of the earliest and most prominent area-based initiatives launched by the New Labour government in England soon after it came to power in 1997. Written by members of the team undertaking the national evaluation of HAZ, this book examines the initiative’s...

    Published August 4th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Constructing Autism

    Unravelling the 'Truth' and Understanding the Social

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Autism is now considered to be one of the most common developmental disorders today, yet 100 years ago the term did not exist. This book examines the historical and social events that enabled autism to be identified as a distinct disorder in the early twentieth century. The author,...

    Published July 28th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Migration and Health in Asia

    Edited by Santosh Jatrana, Mika Toyota, Brenda S. A. Yeoh

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    The processes of migration and health are inextricably linked in complex ways, with migration impacting on the mental and physical health of individuals and communities. Health itself can be a motivation for moving or a reason for staying, and migration can have implications on the health of those...

    Published July 15th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Sleep and Society

    Sociological Ventures into the Un(known)

    By Simon J. Williams

    Exploring the sociological aspects of sleep and their links to current health debates, this unique text discusses why sleep has been so neglected in sociological literature and examines significant modern issues such as: the 24-hour society sleep and work homelessness dream analysis the...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Structures and Safeguards

    By Geraldine Lee-Treweek, Tom Heller, Hilary MacQueen, Julie Stone, Sue Spurr

    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a fascinating and fast-changing area of medicine. This book explores the challenging issues associated with CAM in the context of the social, political and cultural influences that shape people's health. It: provides an overview of social change,...

    Published June 16th 2005 by Routledge