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  1. MMR and Autism

    What Parents Need to Know

    By Michael Fitzpatrick

    The MMR controversy has been characterized by two one-sided discourses. In the medical world, the weight of opinion is overwhelmingly in favour of MMR. In the public world, the anti-MMR campaign has a much greater influence, centred on the fears of parents that the triple vaccine may cause autism...

    Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  2. Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress

    By Melissa Farley, PhD

    Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress offers the reader an analysis of prostitution and trafficking as organized interpersonal violence. Even in academia, law, and public health, prostitution is often misunderstood as “sex work.” The book’s 32 contributors offer clinical...

    Published March 28th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Men and Maternity

    By Rosemary Mander

    Since the development of modern medicine, men have become increasingly involved in childbearing as obstetricians and, more recently, as fathers. This book argues that the beneficial contribution of men has been taken for granted. Certain changes to childbearing practice have resulted, which,...

    Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Genetic Databases

    Socio-Ethical Issues in the Collection and Use of DNA

    Edited by Oonagh Corrigan, Richard Tutton

    Genetic Databases offers a timely analysis of the underlying tensions, contradictions and limitations of the current regulatory frameworks for, and policy debates about, genetic databases. Drawing on original empirical research and theoretical debates in the fields of sociology, anthropology and...

    Published March 17th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Domestic Violence

    A Handbook for Health Care Professionals

    By Lyn Shipway

    This Handbook provides a clear introduction to the theoretical debates surrounding the topic of domestic violence, and also offers practical advice on possible interventions. Focusing on improving the care of clients it covers: the causes and consequences of domestic violence personal and...

    Published February 25th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Culture Change in Long-Term Care

    By Audrey S. Weiner, Judah L Ronch

    Change in the culture of long-term care and the care of our elders is urgently needed! This insightful book lights the way. This book will inform you about the theoretical and practical applications of culture change within the institutional long-term care setting. It examines existing models of &...

    Published December 8th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Professional Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education Should Become More Scientific

    Yes and No

    By Larry Van De Creek

    Does the scientific process belong in pastoral counseling? Professional Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education Should Become More Scientific: Yes and No examines the widespread ambivalence among pastoral caregivers and educators over the growing inclusion of science in pastoral care and...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies, Jan Wright

    Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Allied Health

    Practice Issues and Trends into the New Millennium

    By Kevin Lyons, Pedro J Lecca, Peggy Valentine

    Make the most of your contribution to health care delivery! Allied Health: Practice Issues and Trends in the New Millennium is a comprehensive look at present and future concerns in the allied health care field. Leading experts in allied health practice and education address practice and policy...

    Published October 19th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Gay Bathhouses and Public Health Policy

    By Diane Binson, William J Woods

    Explore the impact of AIDS on the gay bathhouse culture Public health policy on bathhouses has been limited and poorly documented. This book—the first to be published on this timely and important topic—will help you become knowledgeable about gay bathhouses. Unlike most other places...

    Published September 16th 2003 by Routledge