Nursing & Health: Public Health Policy and Practice

  • Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Dylan B. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health presents state-of-the-art research and theorizing on the intersections between health, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system. Organized into three parts—Theoretical and Empirical Foundations; Behavioral, Mental, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Meat Business: Devouring a Hungry Planet book cover

    The Meat Business

    Devouring a Hungry Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Tansey, Joyce D'Silva

    Originally published in 1999. The theme running through this collection of essays is that food quality and human health, the welfare of animals and the methods of farming, and the quality of the environment, go hand-in-hand. This theme continues along the lines that the present system is harmful to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Physical Activity book cover

    The Politics of Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    By Joe Piggin

    Defining ‘politics’ as contests over ideas, values and visions about what a physically active society could be, this book uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State book cover

    Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennie Oude Nijhuis

    This edited volume provides a synthesis on the question of business attitudes towards and its influence over the development of the modern welfare state. It gathers leading scholars in the field to offer both in-depth historical country case studies and comparative chapters that discuss…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

  • Refugee and Migrant Health: A Primary Care Perspective book cover

    Refugee and Migrant Health

    A Primary Care Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernadette N. Kumar, Esperanza Diaz

    In this time of large-scale global migration at levels unrivalled since World War II, primary care practitioners are providing the first line of care to economic immigrants and refugees. In doing so, they face daily the considerable challenges that this heterogenic group brings in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences: What Students and Health Professionals Need to Know book cover

    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    What Students and Health Professionals Need to Know, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Waite, Ruth Ann Ryan

    This guide provides healthcare students and professionals with a foundational background on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)-traumatic early life experiences, which can have a profound impact on health in later life. ACEs can include being a victim of abuse, neglect or exposure to risk in the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, the Body and the Gender Regime: Health, Illness and Disease Across the Life Course book cover

    Ageing, the Body and the Gender Regime

    Health, Illness and Disease Across the Life Course, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Pickard, Jude Robinson

    The current (post-feminist) gender order comprises a highly complex co-existence of old and new norms and expectations, freedom and constraints, within a neo-liberal social order underpinned by individualism and involving a shift in gender performance by men and women. Health, illness and disease…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Mental Health and Offending: Care, Coercion and Control book cover

    Mental Health and Offending

    Care, Coercion and Control, 1st Edition

    By Julie D Trebilcock, Samantha K Weston

    This book explores the controversial relationship between mental health and offending and looks at the ways in which offenders with mental health problems are cared for, coerced and controlled by the criminal justice and mental health systems. It provides a much-needed criminological approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Tuberculosis and its Control: Anthropological and Ethnographic Approaches book cover

    Understanding Tuberculosis and its Control

    Anthropological and Ethnographic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Macdonald, Ian Harper

    Over the last two decades attempts to control the problem of tuberculosis have become increasingly more complex, as countries adopt and adapt to evolving global TB strategies. Significant funding has also increased apace; diagnostic possibilities have evolved; and greater attention is being paid to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • The Ecology of Malaria Vectors book cover

    The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

    1st Edition

    By Jacques Derek Charlwood

    This practical book covers all aspects of the biology of malaria vectors, with notes on the vectors of dengue. It is the first work in this field to concentrate on mosquitoes, rather than covering all disease vectors. Authored by renowned field entomologist Jacques Derek Charlwood, it…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    CRC Press

  • State Politics and the Affordable Care Act: Choices and Decisions book cover

    State Politics and the Affordable Care Act

    Choices and Decisions, 1st Edition

    By John C. Morris, Martin Mayer, Robert C. Kenter, Luisa Lucero

    After a great deal of discussion and debate across all levels of government, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law in March 2010. Since President Trump's election into office, the ACA has stayed in the headlines. Trump has continued to call for the replacement and repeal of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Working Across Boundaries: Resilient Health Care, Volume 5 book cover

    Working Across Boundaries

    Resilient Health Care, Volume 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Erik Hollnagel, Garth S Hunte

    The book demonstrates how Resilient Health Care principles can enable those on the frontline to work more effectively towards interdisciplinary care by gaining a deeper understanding of the boundaries that exist in everyday clinical settings. This is done by presenting a set of case studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    CRC Press

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