Global Health Products

  • Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia

    Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Representations

    Edited by Linda Rae Bennett, Sharyn Graham Davies

    Winner of the 2015 Ruth Benedict Prize for Outstanding Edited Volume Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical and newer forms…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

    Evidence, Practice and Empowerment

    Edited by Edilma Yearwood, Vicki Hines-Martin

    Psychiatric disorders have consistently been identified as serious and significant global burdens of disease, yet meeting the needs of people in mental distress has not often been a priority in health care. This important reference work sets out the knowledge base for understanding the state of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01

  • Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods

    The Legal Issues

    Edited by Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman

    The need to reduce disability and premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasingly engaging international organisations and national and sub-national governments. In this book, experts from a range of backgrounds provide insights into the legal implications of regulating…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10

  • Religion and Psychoanalysis in India

    Critical Clinical Practice

    By Sabah Siddiqui

    Religion and Psychoanalysis in India questions the assumptions of an established scientific, evidence-based global mental health paradigm by examining the practices of faith-based healing. It proposes that human beings demonstrate a dual loyalty: to science as faith and faith as science, both of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Culture, Health and Development in South Asia

    Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh

    By M. Saiful Islam

    Recently, mass arsenic poisoning of groundwater has emerged as a disastrous public health concern in Bangladesh. Apart from hundreds of deaths that have already been reported, 85 million people are estimated to be at high risk of developing deadly arsenicosis symptoms. The severity and extent of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Public-Private Partnerships and Responsibility under International Law

    A Global Health Perspective

    By Lisa Clarke

    Partnerships between the public and private sectors are an increasingly accepted method to deal with pressing global issues, such as those relating to health. Partnerships, comprised of states and international organizations (public sector) and companies, non-governmental organizations, research…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25

  • 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
    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

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29

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