• The Cotton Dust Papers

    Science, Politics, and Power in the "Discovery" of Byssinosis in the U.S

    By Charles Levenstein, Gregory F. Delaurier, Mary Lee Dunn

    "The Cotton Dust Papers" is the story of the 50-year struggle for recognition in the U.S. of this pernicious occupational disease. The authors contend that byssinosis could have and should have been recognized much sooner, as a great deal was known about the disease as early as the 1930s. Using…

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    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Who is Nursing Them? It is Us

    Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses

    By Jennifer R. Zelnick, Charles Levenstein, Robert Forrant, John Wooding

    This book explores the impacts of HIV/AIDS and neoliberal globalization on the occupational health of public sector hospital nurses in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The story of South African public sector nurses provides multiple perspectives on the HIV/AIDS epidemic-for a workforce that played a…

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    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Health Policy in Britain

    The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service

    By Christopher Ham

    Covers Britain's National Health Service: its policy and structure.…

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  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in Latino Populations

    Parteras, Promotoras Y Poetas - Case Studies Across the Americas

    By M. Idali Torres, George Peter Cernada

    This book is a first in bringing together a rich, multidisciplinary, multicultural collection of case studies focusing on sexual and reproductive health education problems and programs from across the Americas. No other such collection links the experience of U.S. Latino populations with public…

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  • Friendgrief

    An Absence Called Presence

    By Harold Ivan Smith

    This book not only examines friendgrief from a theoretical and clinical framework, but also Smith offers fascinating vignettes from the lives of well-known friendgrievers such as Elton John, Diane Sawyer, Ralph Abernathy, C. S. Lewis, Harry Truman, Tommy Lasorda, Jimmy Carter, Fritz Mondale, Bill…

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    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Heavenly Hurts

    Surviving AIDS-related Deaths and Losses

    By Sandra Jacoby Klein

    "Heavenly Hurts Surviving AIDS-Related Deaths and Losses" imparts vital information for anyone touched by deaths and losses of HIV/AIDS. In the AIDS pandemic, efforts are focused on persons living with AIDS (PLWA). Neglected are professional and non-professional caregivers, families, and friends.…

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    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Work Stress

    Studies of the Context, Content and Outcomes of Stress: A Book of Readings

    By Chris Peterson

    Sociologists and health experts from the U.K., Scandinavia, Australia, and the U.S. discuss issues surrounding stress in the workplace, including its causes and ways in which jobs can be designed to minimize it. The book is intended for professionals and students in occupational health and safety.…

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  • Health Care & Spirituality

    Listening, Assessing, Caring

    By Richard B. Gilbert

    Few areas in life have experienced the rapid pace of change that has been the experience of health care. It's an area where nothing feels "safe" and everything is threatened with reexamination and redefinition. Accompanying this situation is a new appreciation for the human spirit and the gift of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
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    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Health and Health Care Utilization in Later Life

    By Jon Hendricks

    The debate over national health insurance has renewed attention on the health and health care utilization of the elderly. Few questions have been more poignant than the health of the United States' elderly. As a broad-ranging critical look, "Health and Health Care Utilization in Later Life" brings…

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    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

  • Health and Medical Care in the U.S.

    A Critical Analysis

    By Vicente Navarro

    A collection of papers that challenge the conventional analyses of the problems facing health, medicine and medical care in Western societies in general, and North America in particular.…

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    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Health and Work Under Capitalism

    An International Perspective

    By Vicente Navarro, Daniel M. Berman

    While the health effects of many aspects of life, from diet to marital status, have been extensively explored, little study has been made of the health effects of work. Covering such topics as on-the-job dangers, the role of unions in worker protection, and occupational health in both developed and…

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    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Imperialism, Health and Medicine

    By Vicente Navarro

    Includes articles which offer an alternative view of the political and economic causes of substandard health care in the underdeveloped societies of the Third World.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

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