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  • Applied Public Health Ethics

    Making Ethical Decisions

    By Alison Hann

    This book explores the ethics and efficacy of many current public health programmes, looking at screening, surveillance and interventions as well as health inequalities and professional practice. Investigating relative costs and benefits, it is the perfect introduction to real world public health…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism

    White Skin, Black Race

    By Elvis Imafidon

    Albinism is one of the foremost disability and public health issues in Africa today. It often makes headlines in local, national and international medias and forms the basis for intense advocacy at all levels. This is primarily due to the harmful representations of persons with albinism deeply…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Stress at Work

    A Sociological Perspective

    By Chris Peterson

    This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Women and Health

    The Politics of Sex in Medicine

    By Elizabeth Fee

    In the face of the long domination of medical care by men, Women and Health explores from a variety of perspectives the twin issues of women in health care, and the health care of women. Specific sections address the women's health movement, birth control and childbirth, women in the health labor…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Life's End

    Technocratic Dying in an Age of Spiritual Yearning

    By David Wendell Moller

    The explicit purpose of this book is to analyze dying and death in the cosmopolitan, modern setting. There is, however, an additional theme that is implicit in the analysis and observations. The portrait of dying, which is provided in the pages of the book, also tells us a great deal about life. It…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Sociomedical Health Indicators

    By Jack Elinson, Athilia E Siegmann

    Includes a series of fact-filled articles aimed at replacing blind faith in the effectiveness of health services with objective standards for health care delivery. This title is intended for various health care practitioners.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Health Protection, Culture and Community

    Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education Approaches

    By Idali M Torres, Margaret R Weeks

    This represents the third time our journal, the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education" has run a special issue. This one, "Sexual Health Protection, Culture, and Community: Contributions of Anthropology to Community Health Education", represents perhaps the most comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

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