Nursing & Health: Public Health Policy and Practice

  • Social Medicine and the Coming Transformation book cover

    Social Medicine and the Coming Transformation

    1st Edition

    By Howard Waitzkin, Alina Pérez, Matt Anderson

    Social medicine, starting two centuries ago, has shown that social conditions affect health and illness more than biology does, and social change affects the outcomes of health and illness more than health services do. Understanding and exposing sickness-generating structures in society helps…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning book cover

    Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    By John A. Schofield

    Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in the context of urban and regional planning. The theory of CBA is developed with examples to illustrate the principles, it also deals with details of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Paying for Sex in a Digital Age: US and UK Perspectives book cover

    Paying for Sex in a Digital Age

    US and UK Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Barbara G. Brents, Teela Sanders, Chris Wakefield

    Providing one of the first comprehensive, cross cultural examinations of the dynamic market for sexual services, this book presents an evidence-based look at the multiple factors related to purchasing patterns and demand among clients who have used the internet. The data is drawn from two large…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Perinatal Clinical Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Handbook of Perinatal Clinical Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Maria Quatraro, Pietro Grussu

    The book examines the major issues in perinatal clinical psychology with the presence of theoretical information and operational indications, through a biopsychosocial approach. The multiplicity of scientific information reported makes this book both a comprehensive overview on the major perinatal…

    Paperback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Drinking Water Safety: Scientific, Toxicological and other Principles for Chemicals Guidelines book cover

    Drinking Water Safety

    Scientific, Toxicological and other Principles for Chemicals Guidelines, 1st Edition

    By Eugenio Vilanova Gisbert, Miguel A. Sogorb, Jorge Estevez

    National and international regulations specify limits of critical substances for controlling water safety by sanitary authorities. However, the scientific basis behind the regulations is not explained. Drinking Water Safety works to elucidate the scientific aspects in water regulation, so that the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Revelations of a Cynical Clinical Psychologist book cover

    Revelations of a Cynical Clinical Psychologist

    1st Edition

    By Max Heinrich

    Presenting first-hand accounts from the ‘front line’, Reflections of a Cynical Clinical Psychologist provides the reader with a participant experience of the daily ups and downs of a US mental health professional. Vividly describing actual clinical events ranging from tragic to comedic, this book…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Martial Arts and Well-being: Connecting communities and promoting health book cover

    Martial Arts and Well-being

    Connecting communities and promoting health, 1st Edition

    By Carol Fuller, Viki Lloyd

    Martial Arts and Well-Being explores how Martial Arts can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as providing other broader social benefits. By using psychological and sociological theory related to behaviour, ritual, perception and reality construction, the book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom: Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement book cover

    Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom

    Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Stark, Brian A. Kidd, Roger A.D Sykes

    First published in 1999, Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom provides a comprehensive review of information and interventions available in drug misuse in order to inform local drug policies. In keeping with the policy documents in both Scotland and England, the volume covers the breadth of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Health Care Development and Reforms in Hong Kong book cover

    The Political Economy of Health Care Development and Reforms in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Victor C.W. Wong

    First published in 1999, this book constitutes a unique account of the development and reform of health care in Hong Kong. Its main focus is on policy developments since 1945. Victor Wong demonstrates the development of a two-tier health system in both a capitalist and Chinese context. His work is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproductive Rituals: The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Reproductive Rituals

    The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Angus McLaren

    Originally published in 1984 Reproductive Ritual examines fertility and re-production in pre-industrial England. The book discusses both through anthropological research and reviews of contemporary literature that conscious family limitation was practised before the nineteenth century. The volume…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe: Comparisons of National Surveys book cover

    Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe

    Comparisons of National Surveys, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Hubert, Nathalie Bajos, Theo Sandfort

    Originally published in 1998 Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe is detailed study comparing the major population surveys on sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS carried out in Europe at the time of publication. Leading European researchers explore the differences and similarities between European…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Causes and Consequences of Health Inequalities: A Practical Guide book cover

    Tackling Causes and Consequences of Health Inequalities

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Matheson, John Patterson, Laura Neilson

    Addressing health inequalities is a key focus for health and social care organizations, yet this is the first book to explore how best frontline health workers in areas of deprivation can address these problems. Aimed at doctors and their wider multidisciplinary teams, this book provides key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 
    CRC Press

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