Epidemiology Products

  • The Anthropology of Obesity in the United States

    By Anna Bellisari

    This volume examines the biocultural dimensions of obesity from an anthropological perspective in an effort to broaden understanding of a growing public health concern. The United States of America currently has the highest rates of obesity among developed countries, with an alarming rise in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • Unhealthy Societies

    The Afflictions of Inequality

    By Richard G. Wilkinson

    Among the developed countries it is not the richest societies which have the best health, but those which have the smallest income differences between rich and poor. Inequality and relative poverty have absolute effects: they increase death rates. But why? How can smaller income differences raise…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12
    Routledge

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