Community and Public Health Nursing Products

  • Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Systematically reviewing the qualitative research conducted on living with a mental disorder, this text coalesces a large body of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Health and Health Promotion in Prisons

    1st Edition

    By Michael Ross

    The impact of the United Nations "Healthy Prisons" initiative has highlighted the importance of health and health promotion in incarcerated populations. This invaluable book discusses the many health and medical issues that arise or are introduced into prisons from the perspective of both inmates…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Organisational Capacity Building in Health Systems

    1st Edition

    By Niyi Awofeso

    Capacity building – which focuses on understanding the obstacles that prevent organisations from realising their goals, while promoting those features that help them to achieve measurable and sustainable results – is vital to improve the delivery of health care in both developed and developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Powerful Occupational Therapists

    A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980, 1st Edition

    By Christine Olga Peters

    Powerful Occupational Therapists examines the life and times of a small group of occupational therapy leaders and scholars in a post-1950s America, to market their profession as one of increasing importance. Participating in the 1950s rehabilitation, the 1960s equal rights, and the 1970s women’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research Methodologies for Occupational Science and Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shoba Nayar, Mandy Stanley

    The push for evidence-based practice has increased the demand for high-quality occupational science and occupational therapy research from conceptualisation of the study through to publication. This invaluable collection explores how to produce rigorous qualitative research by presenting and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity

    Morality, Mortality and the New Public Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Bell, Darlene McNaughton, Amy Salmon

    Although drinking, smoking and obesity have attracted social and moral condemnation to varying degrees for more than two hundred years, over the past few decades they have come under intense attack from the field of public health as an ‘unholy trinity’ of lifestyle behaviours with apparently…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Parker, Marni Sommer

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage. They range from arsenic in drinking water to asthma among children and adults; from the re-emergence of cholera, to increasing cancer rates and other chronic diseases; from AIDS to malaria…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • Planning in Health Promotion Work

    An Empowerment Model, 1st Edition

    By Roar Amdam

    Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

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