Public Health Policy and Practice Products

  • Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge

    Edited by Maria C. Leva, Tom Kontogiannis, Marko Gerbec, Olga Aneziri

    Adopting a strategic approach to risk management can maximize competitiveness and profitability. Total Safety and Productivity approaches offer managers a set of methods and tools to apply a Total Safety Management (TSM) philosophy to achieve this.  A professional approach to risk and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • How to become a Health Psychologist

    By Mark Forshaw

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This puts into question the traditional ways in which these facilities are…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Biological Variation in Health and Illness (1995)

    Race, Age, and Sex Differences

    By Theresa Overfield

    Specifically for the health professional, this book contains an extensive compilation of research findings on biologic variation by race, age, and gender relating to health and illness. Completely rewritten, revised, and updated, the Second Edition includes an increased discussion of biologic…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine

    By Ruth Groenhout

    This book examines the central structures in medicine—medical knowledge, economics, technological innovation, and medical authority—from the perspective of an ethics of care. The author analyzes each of these structures in detail before considering the challenges they present to end of life care.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Health Psychology

    Edited by Tracey A. Revenson, Regan A. R. Gurung

    This rich resource provides a thorough overview of current knowledge and new directions in the study of the biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Chapters review the latest theories and research with an emphasis on how research is…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the 20th century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the distribution of ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

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

  • How to Choose?

    A Comparison of the U.S. and Canadian Health Care Systems

    By Robert Chernomas, Ardeshir Sepehri

    Part I of this book explores the economists debate over the relative costs of the two health care systems. Part II explores the debate about access and quality of outcomes in the U.S. and Canadian systems. Part III of this book incorporates surveys and debate on the U.S. and Canadian health care…

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

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