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  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China book cover

    Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports book cover

    A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity

    Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports, 1st Edition

    By Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman

    With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Global Health and Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives book cover

    Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine book cover

    Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom, Jane Frawley

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally, in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives book cover

    Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Health Policy in Britain: The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service book cover

    Health Policy in Britain

    The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Ham

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

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Creating the Productive Workplace: Places to Work Creatively book cover

    Creating the Productive Workplace

    Places to Work Creatively, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome, Derek Clements-Croome

    The built environment affects our physical, mental and social well-being. Here renowned professionals from practice and academia explore the evidence from basic research as well as case studies to test this belief. They show that many elements in the built environment contribute to establishing a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity book cover

    Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • The Nature of Health: How America Lost, and Can Regain, a Basic Human Value book cover

    The Nature of Health

    How America Lost, and Can Regain, a Basic Human Value, 1st Edition

    By Michael Fine, James Peters

    This pioneering work addresses a key issue that confronts all industrialised nations: How do we organise healthcare services in accordance with fundamental human rights, whilst competing with scientific and technological advances, powerful commercial interests and widespread public ignorance? "The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Change or Continuity in Drug Policy: The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups book cover

    Change or Continuity in Drug Policy

    The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tieberghien

    While evidence-based policy is an emerging rhetoric of the desire by and for governments to develop policies based on the best available evidence, drug policy is an area where particular challenges abound. This book is a detailed and comprehensive examination of the contours of drug policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Financing Healthcare in China: Towards universal health insurance book cover

    Financing Healthcare in China

    Towards universal health insurance, 1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    China’s current social medical insurance system has nominally covered more than 95 per cent of 1.4 billion population in China and is moving towards the ambitious goal of universal health insurance coverage. Challenges posed by a rapidly ageing population, an inherently discriminatory design of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

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