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  • Entrepreneurship in Healthcare

    Edited by Massimo Garbuio, Daniele Mascia, Ralf Wilden, Federica Angeli

    Entrepreneurship in the healthcare sector has received increased attention over the last two decades, both in terms of scholarly research and number of innovative enterprises. In this new volume, we report the findings of a systematic review of studies of entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-08 
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • The Challenge of Wicked Problems in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Will Thomas, Anneli Hujala, Sanna Laulainen, Robert McMurray

    At a time of growing pressure on the services and people charged with improving population well-being this book draws together contributions which highlight contemporary challenges for the management of health and social care. Drawing on a Critical Management Studies perspective, this volume…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Genetics and Society

  • Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations

    Edited by Nicolas Valcik, Denis Dean

    This book shows how Global Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes, to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials. Along…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Population Health

    Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration

    By Jay Bhatt, Dru Bhattacharya

    This book explores how practitioners can advance public health objectives in the three main areas of law, technology, and multisectoral collaboration. For example, there must be clear compliance with new Affordable Care Act and Patient Protection laws. All the while, strides must be taken to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Martial Arts and Well-being

    Connecting communities and promoting health

    By Carol Fuller, Viki Lloyd

    Martial Arts and Well-being explores how Martial Arts, such as Taijiquan, Karate and Judo, can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as providing other, broader, social benefits. By using psychological theory related to ritual, perception and reality construction, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Living well with frailty

    from assets and deficits to resilience

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Health Policies in Interwar Europe

    A Transnational Perspective

    By Josep-Lluís Barona-Vilar

    Research into public health policies and expert instruction has been oriented traditionally in the national context. There is a rich historiography that analyses the development of health policies and systems in various European and American countries during the first decades of the 20th century.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care

    A Short Guide for Children's Agencies and Post-adoption Services

    By Michael Tarren-Sweeney

    Mental Health Screening and Monitoring for Children in Care provides a concise, step-by-step guide for children’s agencies on how to carry out mental health screening and monitoring for children and adolescents growing up in alternative care. Michael Tarren-Sweeney outlines unique universal mental…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14 

  • Global Health Governance and Commercialisation in India

    Actors, Institutions and the Dialectics of Global and Local

    Edited by Anuj Kapilashrami, Rama V Baru

    Global health governance has been the subject of wide scholarship, more recently brought to the fore by priorities for global health defined by the Sustainable Development Agenda. The health landscape itself has changed dramatically in the last two decades, shaped by cross-border flows of capital,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle

    By Helen Taylor

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • A Feminist Analysis of Mental Health Law

    Reconceptualising Rights

    By Claire Murray

    Most common law jurisdictions have a rights-based model of mental health law – whether procedural or substantive – and individual human rights have become the main normative element in mental health law. There is, however, a growing critical discourse on the nature of the current rights-based model…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 

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