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  • Routledge Handbook on the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Richard Parker, Jonathan Garcia

    In the early twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken center stage on the global scene, and health has been placed at the heart of our collective aspirations for human development and wellbeing. But significant debate exists not only about the causes, but also about…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Today environmental epigenetics and microbiomics are significantly contributing to a reconfiguration of the body as profoundly permeable to its surroundings and extensively shaped by environmental factors. These views of biological plasticity represent an important discontinuity with the bounded…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Refugee and Migrant Health

    A Primary Care Perspective

    Edited by Bernadette N Kumar, Esperanza Diaz

    With the early transfer of refugees to general practice, there is an urgent need to address key issues related to migration and health among family doctors. This practical book is the first to help general practitioners and other primary health care providers improve their provision of care not…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • An Introduction to Radiation Protection, Seventh Edition

    By Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole

    This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber Pearson, Asiki Gershim, Adriana Allen, Geoff DeVerteuil

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Time, Temporality and Motherhood

    Edited by Rachel Colls, Abi McNiven

    This edited collection provides a distinctive contribution to motherhood studies by addressing how becoming a mother is influenced not just by place and space but also by time and temporality. It explores the complexity and multiple temporalities that surround mothering, such as dreaming about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Empowering the Connected Physician in the E-Patient Era

    How Physician’s Empowerment On Digital Health Tools Can Improve Patient Empowerment and Boost Health(care) Outcomes

    By Letizia Affinito

    The constantly evolving digital world must be used in the practice of medicine to improve the care of patients. However, the only way to do so effectively is via evidence-based, meaningful and strategic use. Empowering The Connected Physician In The E-Patient Era provides practical guidance in this…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Young People and Sexual Citizenship

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Rob Cover, Deana Leahy, Daniel Marshall, Mary Lou Rasmussen

    Sexual citizenship is a powerful concept associated with debates about recognition and exclusion, agency, respect and accountability. For young people in general, and for gender and sexually-diverse youth in particular, debates over sexual citizenship are entangled with broader imaginings of social…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media

    By Christina Julios

    This book explores the phenomenon of anti-FGM social media activism. Against a backdrop of over 200 million girls and women worldwide affected by FGM, this volume examines key global online campaigns to end the practice, involving leading virtual platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

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