Public Health Policy and Practice Products

  • 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

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • 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

  • Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Third Edition

    An Introductory Text

    By Karen Holland

    This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues. Including new chapters on cultural principles from other…

    Paperback – 2016-11-26 
    CRC 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

  • Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule

    By Ahsan Ullah

    In 70 countries worldwide, there is an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples, and their rich diversity of cultures, religions, traditions, languages and histories has been significant source of our scholarships. However, the health status of this population group is far below than that of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Interpersonal Violence

    Differences and Connections

    Edited by Marita Husso, Tuija Virkki, Marianne Notko, Helena Hirvonen, Jari Eilola

    From early modernity to today, society has encountered various forms of interpersonal violence. Through exploration of particular areas within Europe and Russia to Africa, America and Asia, this collection presents both differences and connections among various forms of interpersonal violence in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behaviour is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behaviour, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behaviour change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Working within the Forensic Paradigm

    Cross-discipline approaches for policy and practice

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, James Ogloff

    Forensic work occurs across the criminal justice sector and the legal and health professions and intersects with work in a range of areas, such as child protection, family welfare, mental health, offending, disability and addictions, family violence programmes, juvenile justice and sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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