Public Health Policy and Practice Products

  • Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention

    Edited by Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck, Patricia Easteal

    Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV – sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety Communication

    A Practical Guide Forward

    By David S. Anderson, Richard E. Miller

    Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Forward Guide is an easy introduction to the principles and practice of health and safety communications, providing all you need to know to design and implement communications efforts on a wide range of health and safety topics and issues. Whether you're…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Public Health Law

    Ethics, Governance, and Regulation

    By John Coggon, Keith Syrett, A. M. Viens

    Public health activity, and the state’s public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Public Health Leadership

    Strategies for Innovation in Population Health and Social Determinants

    By Richard Callahan, Dru Bhattacharya

    With a practice-based approach, this book presents cutting-edge topics in healthcare and public health, drawing on the premise that there is no single perspective or stakeholder. The work demonstrates the complexity of intersecting interests and responsibilities in a graspable way, and includes…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Health and Other Unassailable Values

    Reconfigurations of Health, Evidence and Ethics

    By Kirsten Bell

    Health and Other Unassailable Values sets out to examine health as a core cultural value. Taking ‘health’, ‘evidence’ and ‘ethics’ as her primary themes, Bell explores the edifice that underpins contemporary conceptions of health and the transformations in how we understand it, assess it and enact…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulation was introduced in the 1970s, it was seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail regulation has expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health and safety, and many have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL)

    Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Shirin Anil

    Noncommunicable diseases are chronic diseases of long duration and generally slow progression including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Morbidity and mortality due to non-communicable disease has risen tremendously in both developed and developing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • International Disaster Health Care

    Preparedness, Response, Resource Management, and Education

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Amado Alejandro Baez

    International Disaster Health Care: Preparedness, Response, Resource Management, and Education provides a complete image of the needs, concerns, and insights that relate to disaster preparedness from an international health-care perspective. The United Nations has recognized the devastating…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • China's New Public Health Insurance

    Challenges to Health Reforms and the New Rural Co-operative Medical System

    By Armin Muller

    Especially since the 2003 SARS crisis, China’s healthcare system has become a growing source of concern, both for citizens and the Chinese government. China’s once praised public health services have deteriorated into a system driven by economic constraints, in which poor people often fail to get…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Risk Communication and Infectious Diseases in an Age of Digital Media

    By Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Yaffa Shir-Raz

    In a digital world where the public’s voice is growing increasingly strong, how can health experts best exert influence to contain the global spread of infectious diseases? Digital media sites provide an important source of health information, however are also powerful platforms for the public to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

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