Public Health Policy and Practice Products

  • Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics

    By Rachelle Chadwick

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    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • The Economics of Health Reform

    US and Comparative Perspectives

    By Diane M Dewar

    The health care field is currently experiencing a great deal of change, including advances in medical technology, the development of new health care financing mechanisms, and the transformation of organizational arrangements. This text studies the health care system in the US, and selected other…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Adhesive Technology, Third Edition

    Edited by Antonio Pizzi, Kashmiri L. Mittal

    This classic reference examines the mechanisms driving adhesion, categories of adhesives, techniques for bond formation and evaluation, and major industrial applications. Integrating recent innovation and improved instrumentation, the work offers broad and comprehensive coverage. This edition…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    CRC Press

  • Problem Solving for Healthcare Workers

    How to Get Better - Lessons Can Be Learned

    By John Michael Collins

    While most healthcare facilities have an extremely high success rate at the most challenging lifesaving work and we all know of friends and relatives who have had supreme care, mistakes are still made and patients’ lives have been put at risk and lost. How often have we heard politicians say…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Productivity Press

  • Rethinking MSM, Trans* and other Categories in HIV Prevention

    Edited by Amaya G. Perez-Brumer, Richard Parker, Peter Aggleton

    As the HIV epidemic moves into its fourth decade, it is clear that the global response has failed to adequately address the needs of a wide range of vulnerable populations and groups. Chief among these are gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and transgender persons, who globally face…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Health Economics

    6th Edition

    By Charles E. Phelps

    Can we really use economic thinking to understand our health care system?  Health Economics, now in its 6th Edition, not only shows how this is done, but also provides the tools to analyse the economic behaviour of patients and providers in health care markets.  Health Economics combines current…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Epidemiology

    Edited by Mika Kivimaki, David G. Batty, Ichiro Kawachi, Andrew Steptoe

    The health effects of psychosocial factors are a widely discussed and controversial topic. Do positive and negative emotions affect our risk of developing physical disease? Are depressive individuals more likely to have cancer than those with an optimistic outlook on life? And what is the role of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Behavioral and Mental Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective

    Edited by Cynthia Moniz, Stephen Gorin

    Cynthia Moniz and Stephen Gorin’s Behavioral and Mental Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopyschosocial Perspective is a new mental health policy textbook that offers students a model for understanding policy in a framework that addresses policy practice. Edited to read like a textbook, each…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Communicating Women’s Health

    Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Patient-Perspective Care

    A New Paradigm for Health Systems and Services

    By Timothy A. Carey

    Inappropriate health care is an escalating and expensive problem. It affects high income, middle income, and low income countries and wastes billions of dollars annually as well as harming individuals and communities. Inappropriate care refers to both the overuse and underuse of tests and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

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