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  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Epidemiology

    Edited by Mika Kivimäki, David G. Batty, Ichiro Kawachi, Andrew Steptoe

    The health effects of psychosocial factors are a widely discussed and controversial topic. Do positive and negative emotions affect our risk of developing physical disease? Are depressive individuals more likely to have cancer than those with an optimistic outlook on life? And what is the role of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Big Food

    Critical perspectives on the global growth of the food and beverage industry

    Edited by Simon N. Williams, Marion Nestle

    Obesity is a global public health problem of crucial importance. Obesity rates remain high in high-income countries and are rapidly increasing in low- and middle- income countries. Concurrently, the global consumption of unhealthy products, such as soft drinks and processed foods, continues to rise…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, people often talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Although important, a sole focus on such issues can undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Global Health Experiential Education

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Akshaya Neil Arya, Jessica Evert

    This book presents best practices for ethical and safe international health elective experiences for trainees and the educational competencies and evaluation techniques that make them valuable. It includes commentaries, discussions and descriptions of new global health education guidelines, reviews…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History

    By Adam Gaffney

    The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and—perhaps most importantly—it…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security

    Edited by Simon Rushton, Jeremy Youde

    This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous edition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Anti-Politics of Social Movements

    Religion and AIDS in Africa

    Edited by Marian Burchardt, Amy Patterson, Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

    This book explores the nature, significance and consequences of the religious activism surrounding AIDS in Africa. While African religion was relatively marginal in inspiring or contributing to AIDS activism during the early days of the epidemic, this situation has changed dramatically. In order to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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