Public Health Policy and Practice Products

  • The New Psychology of Health

    Unlocking the Social Cure

    By Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle, Alex Haslam

    This ground-breaking book presents a new approach to the psychology of health which suggests social ties are just as important for your health as physical factors such as diet and exercise. Pioneered by the authors over the last decade, this points to the capacity for group life —and the social…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users

    By Monika Maya Wahi, Peter Seebach

    Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users is aimed at helping health data analysts who use SAS accomplish some of the same tasks in R. It is targeted to public health students and professionals who have a background in biostatistics and SAS software, but are new to R. For professors, it is useful…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Adult Transgender Care

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for Training Mental Health Professionals

    Edited by Michael R. Kauth, Jillian C. Shipherd

    Adult Transgender Care provides an overview of transgender health and offers a comprehensive approach to training mental health professionals in transgender care. The book takes an interdisciplinary approach to transgender care, emphasizing the complementary contributions of psychiatry, psychology,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Epigenetics

    A New Biopolitical Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Addressing the Sexual Rights of Older People

    Theory, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Catherine Barrett, Sharron Hinchliff

    There is growing evidence that the sexual rights of older people are not being met. One reason, perhaps the main reason, relates to the way that old age is viewed. In many cultures, being old is associated with decline and disease, which positions older people as dependent and powerless.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis looking at the global flesh-and-blood impact of the securitization of health on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Environmental Policy and Public Health, Second Edition

    By Barry L. Johnson, Maureen Y. Lichtveld

    The book describes both current and emerging environmental hazards to human and related ecosystem health and discusses policies and their public health foundations. Public health concerns are presented as their nexus with ecosystem concerns. Current hazards described include air pollution, impure…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Occupational Health and Safety

    International Influences and the New Epidemics

    By Chris Peterson, Claire Mayhew

    This text provides a theoretical and empirical approach to investigating the nature of emerging OSH (Occupational Health and Safety) epidemics across the industrialized world. The author of each chapter in this book deals with exposure to a particular OSH hazard and examines the epidemic nature of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Health Policy in Britain

    The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service

    By Christopher Ham

    Covers Britain's National Health Service, its policy, and structure.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in Latino Populations

    Parteras, Promotoras Y Poetas - Case Studies Across the Americas

    By M. Idali Torres, George Peter Cernada

    This book is a first in bringing together a rich, multidisciplinary, multicultural collection of case studies focusing on sexual and reproductive health education problems and programs from across the Americas. No other such collection links the experience of U.S. Latino populations with public…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Health Care & Spirituality

    Listening, Assessing, Caring

    By Richard B. Gilbert

    Few areas in life have experienced the rapid pace of change that has been the experience of health care. It's an area where nothing feels "safe" and everything is threatened with reexamination and redefinition. Accompanying this situation is a new appreciation for the human spirit and the gift of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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