Nursing & Health: Public Health Policy and Practice

  • The Intersection of Food and Public Health: Current Policy Challenges and Solutions book cover

    The Intersection of Food and Public Health

    Current Policy Challenges and Solutions

    Edited by A. Bryce Hoflund, John C. Jones, Michelle Pautz

    Presently, ideas about food are in flux from a variety of sources. Examples of this evolution include recognizing the importance of food on health by public health and medical professionals; changing consumer desires around the production methods and components of their food; a greater focus on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    CRC Press

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context book cover

    Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

    Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

    Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Communication

  • Integrative Framing Analysis: Framing Health through Words and Visuals book cover

    Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies book cover

    Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

    By Glenn Laverack

    The book is exceptionally timely and will be of interest to many professionals, students and academics. I am not aware of any other book that covers this important topic. Glenn Laverack brings credibility and kudos having direct experience of health emergencies and seen as a leading academic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    CRC Press

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities book cover

    Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Emotional Challenges of Conducting Deeply Personal Research in Health book cover

    Negotiating the Emotional Challenges of Conducting Deeply Personal Research in Health

    Edited by Alexandra "Xan" C.H. Nowakowski, Jason Edward Sumerau

    Public health researchers and clinicians regularly work with people who have suffered physical and mental trauma. Knowing how to conduct a study or treat a patient while navigating deep emotional issues requires special skills and overall awareness of how trauma can impact the process and outcomes…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Governing HIV in China: Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration book cover

    Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Body Image as an Everyday Problematic: Looking Good book cover

    Body Image as an Everyday Problematic

    Looking Good

    By Félix Díaz Martínez

    It is well known that body image has been associated to health risks related to eating habits. However, to what extent do identity categories, everyday social interaction and common discourses affect our preoccupations and sufferings related to body image in contemporary society, and our…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Digital Health: Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Gay Science: Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV book cover

    The Gay Science

    Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV

    By Kane Race

    Since the onset of the HIV epidemic, the behaviour of men who have sex with men has been subject to intense scrutiny on the part of the behavioural and sociomedical sciences. What happens when we consider the work of these sciences to be not merely descriptive, but also constitutive of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Global Health Experiential Education: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Global Health Experiential Education

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Akshaya Neil Arya, Jessica Evert

    This book presents best practices for ethical and safe international health elective experiences for trainees, and the educational competencies and evaluation techniques that make them valuable. It includes commentaries, discussions, and descriptions of new global health education guidelines,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Meat Crisis: Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption book cover

    The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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