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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Nursing & Health. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Circumcision, Public Health, Genital Autonomy and Cultural Rights

    This collection considers the apparent contradictions and complications of the contemporary status and deployment of the many forms of genital cutting, raising a serious, wide-reaching question: what scope should society have to impose physically invasive rites on people?

  2. Learning about Emotions in Illness

    Peter Shoenberg, Jessica Yakeley and their contributors discuss two different teaching approaches developed at UCL to help medical students understand the role of emotions in illness, communicate more effectively, and gain a deeper understanding of the doctor patient relationship. The book will be a key resource for physicians, general practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists and psychotherapists who are involved in medical teaching and for medical students.
     

  3. New - Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities

    This book is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of African Americans with substance use disorders. African Americans are disproportionately represented in the addictions, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. It is clear that, when their culturally specific needs are not met, they are vulnerable to continuous relapse and the revolving door syndrome. There has been little written that focuses exclusively on prevention, treatment, and recovery among African Americans.  

  4. New - Health Education: Critical Perspectives

    This new volume in the Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics series provides a socio-cultural and critical approach to health education. The book draws together international experts in the fields of health and education who deconstruct contemporary discourses and practices, and re-imagine a health education that both connects with young people and offers a way forward in addressing issues of health and wellbeing.

  5. Routledge Studies in Public Health series

    The Routledge Studies in Public Health series is a forum for the discussion of the latest and most important ideas and issues in public health. The series presents the work of both well-established and emerging scholars across the globe, offering a truly international perspective, and is important reading for all series students, researchers and practitioners within public health. 

  6. Routledge Major Work - Suicide

    Edited by Keith Hawton and Rory O'Connor

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge’s Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare series answers the need for a comprehensive reference work offering wide-ranging and multidisciplinary perspectives on suicide and suicidal behavior. Find out more about this title and others in the series.

  7. New - Routledge International Handbook of Clinical Suicide Research

    Suicide remains one of the most pressing public health concerns across the world. This important reference work collects together a wide range of research around suicide and suicide prevention, in order to guide future research and provide guidance for professionals about the best way to respond meaningfully to suicidal patients. Read More

  8. Featured Title - Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

    The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the art and science of nursing history, as a generation of researchers turn to the history of nursing with new paradigms and methodological tools.

  9. Governing Health in Contemporary China

    VIDEO: Getting at the Heart of China‚Äôs Public Health Crisis

    In this video by the author of Governing Health in Contemporary China, the author talks about the political and policy dynamics of health governance in post-Mao China.

  10. Featured Nursing & Health book - The Routledge Handbook of Sexuality, Health and Rights

    A detailed and up-to-date reference work, the Routledge Handbook of Sexuality, Health and Rights provides an authoritative overview of the main issues in the field today. Leading academics and practitioners are brought together to reflect on past, present and future approaches to understanding and promoting sexual health and rights.

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