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Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia: Sexual Politics, Diversity, Representations and Health: Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Represen

by Linda Rae Bennett & Sharyn Graham Davies

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...


Reframing Disability?: Media, (Dis)Empowerment, and Voice in the 2012 Paralympics

by Daniel Jackson, Caroline E.M. Hodges & Mike Molesworth

The London 2012 Paralympic Games - the biggest, most accessible and best-attended games in the Paralympics' 64-year history - came with an explicit aim to "transform the perception of disabled people in society,"...


Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body

by Sujata Iyengar

This book considers early modern and postmodern ideals of health, vigor, ability, beauty, well-being, and happiness, uncovering and historicizing the complex negotiations among physical embodiment, emotional...


Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation: Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness: Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

by Layla AbdelRahim

This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The...


Systems Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness: Observing Healthcare

by Morten Knudsen & Werner Vogd

Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies. This holds true for healthcare where...


Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine

by Richard Tutton

A rigorous, critical examination of the promises of genomics to transform the economics and delivery of medicine, Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine examines the consequences of the shift...


Community Economic Development and Social Work

by Margaret S Sherraden

In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you'll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You'll see how community leaders, residents,...


Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts: A Re-Examination of Gender

by Sarah Wendt & Lana Zannettino

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....


Nursing Orders: Nursing, Articulation Work and Health Service Delivery: Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

by Davina Allen

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...


Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace

by Nigel Malin

Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace is a practical text that examines a range of sensitive issues concerned with managing and maintaining professional boundaries between worker and client. It uses...


Ageing, Technology and Home Care

by Maggie Mort, Christine Milligan, Celia Roberts & Ingunn Moser

This book focuses on home as a site of care, with new technologies and for elderly population. It pulls together findings from research in the social sciences and common knowledge of the actors themselves, especially...


The dynamics of patient organizations in Europe

by Madeleine Akrich, Vololona Rabeharisoa, Joao Nunes & Florence Paterson

Patient organizations today play a major role in the scientific, economic and political arenas. They have become the quasi-obliged partners of researchers, industrialists and political authorities. This book...


Feminisms in Social Work Research: Promise and Possibilities for Justice-Based Knowledge

by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe & Christina Gringeri

Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social...


Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability: Perspectives from History, Cultural Studies, and Education: Perspectives from Historical, Cultural, and E

by David Bolt

Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often...


Understanding Aging and Diversity: Theories and Concepts

by Patricia Kolb

The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world...


Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling & Roy McConkey

There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned...


Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDS: Community-Based Strategies: Community-Based Strategies

by Teresa L. Scheid

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,...


Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis: Social Justice as Praxis

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

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...


Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Moral Panics and Regulation: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

by Michael Adorjan & Wing Hong Chui

A society's response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime...


Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusion

by Karen Soldatic, Hannah Morgan & Alan Roulstone

Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks...