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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95
The regulation of the body provides an important concern in law, medical practice and culture. This comprehensive new volume explores how conceptions of self, liberalism, property and harm inform and influence contentious legal and ethical questions about what we can and cannot do to or with our own bodies. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
Over the past two decades, rates of adult and childhood obesity in the developed world have risen sharply. This study assembles the evidence for a geographical explanation of this trend, examining the ways in which environment and living conditions promote an imbalance of energy intake over energy expenditure. more...
- University Press of America 2009; US$ 43.99
This book describes the development of this remarkable field of medical care from its inception in WWI and WWII, responding to the need for care and rehabilitation of wounded soldiers, disabled veterans, and members of the workforce, through its dramatic expansion during the 1980s, as stimulated by the Medicare program. more...
- Free Press 2010; Not Available
Professor Dickson provides students with examples of a legal way of thinking about significant issues in social policy. This book can be used in policy and practice courses in the fields of mental health, child welfare, the family, developmental and physical disabilities, and professional ethics. Provides excellent selection of relevant court decisions... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 89.00
The “school-to-prison pipeline” is an emerging trend that pushes large numbers of at-risk youth—particularly children of color—out of classrooms and into the juvenile justice system. The policies and practices that contribute to this trend can be seen as a pipeline with many entry points, from under-resourced K-12 public schools,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 74.95
Acquiring access to mental health treatments can be difficult for those who are not near mental health facilities. The growing field of telemental health addresses this problem by using video and telephone conferencing to provide patients with access to psychiatric professionals. However, the process faces challenges to gain adoption into mainstream... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 88.00
This volume considers the ethical legitimacy of invoking the criminal law to regulate medical and scientific practice and bioethical issues. more...