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  • 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 – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • 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

  • The Politics and Anti-Politics of Social Movements

    Religion and AIDS in Africa

    Edited by Amy Patterson, Marian Burchardt, 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 – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Assembling Health Rights in Global Context

    Genealogies and Anthropologies

    Edited by Alex Mold, David Reubi

    What do we mean when we talk about rights in relation to health? Where does the language of health rights come from, and what are the implications of using such a discourse? During the last 20 years there have been an increasing number of initiatives and efforts – for instance in relation to HIV/…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Psychiatry in Asia

    Edited by Dinesh Bhugra, Samson Tse, Roger Ng, Nori Takei

    Geographically and demographically Asia is a huge region with a large number of societies and cultures, each affected by their own unique problems including over-population, major natural disasters, poverty and changing social and economic factors. Inevitably this means that different mental health…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Health Technologies and International Intellectual Property Law

    A Precautionary Approach

    By Phoebe Li

    The global transmission of infectious diseases has fuelled the need for a more developed legal framework in international public health to provide prompt and specific guidance during a large-scale emergency. This book develops a means for States to take advantage of the flexibilities of compulsory…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice

    Seeing the Unseen

    By Craig L. Katz, Jan Schuetz-Mueller

    Drawing on the authors’ experience in developing and implementing global mental health programs in crisis and development settings, A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice: Seeing the Unseen is designed for mental health, public health, and primary care professionals new to this emerging area…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge

  • Women's Health in Africa

    Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, Eleanor Krassen Covan, Elizabeth Fugate-Whitlock

    This edited book includes new policy-relevant research on women’s health issues in Africa. Scholars explore critical topics from different disciplinary traditions using a variety of research methodologies and data sources. The contributors include African scholars with in-depth knowledge of their…

    Hardback – 2015-04-30
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    The last twenty years have seen a growth in multi-disciplinary work in the area of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of specialist concerns has been steadily mainstreamed. Alongside this, a broader interest has developed in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ factors relating to sexuality…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • HIV Scale-Up and the Politics of Global Health

    Edited by Nora J Kenworthy, Richard Parker

    The global expansion of HIV programming (HIV "scale-up") and the growth of global health in the past decade reshaped politics, power, civic relations, and citizen subjectivities in countries across the globe. This book draws on interdisciplinary research from numerous sites in the Global South to…

    Hardback – 2015-01-25
    Routledge

  • Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America

    State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program

    By Matthew B. Flynn

    Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). How and why Brazil succeeded in overcoming powerful political and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

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