Global Health Products

  • Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions

    A Global Synthesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Agyemang, Ama de-Graft Aikins

    The global burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as hypertension, diabetes and cancers, and of common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, has a disproportionate impact on the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The pattern…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge

  • Assembling Health Rights in Global Context

    Genealogies and Anthropologies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Psychiatry in Asia

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Health Technologies and International Intellectual Property Law

    A Precautionary Approach, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice

    Seeing the Unseen, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Progress and Prospect, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection addressed the need for a review of progress in the field of medical geography that…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender, Poverty, and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia Chant, Gwendolyn Beetham

    Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of gender, poverty, and development continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Moreover…

    Hardback – 2014-09-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

  • Framing Global Health Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin McInnes, Kelley Lee

    This edited collection looks at how globalisation is influencing patterns of health and disease worldwide, in particular how decisions on health are made and organised. Despite some successes in developing better global governance for health, overall progress has been disappointingly slow given the…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge

  • Circumcision, Public Health, Genital Autonomy and Cultural Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Megan O'Branski

    Circumcision is one of the oldest and most common surgical processes, being practised, for a range of medical, social and religious reasons, on up to 30% of males worldwide. It is currently being promoted by a range of health bodies as a means of tackling HIV in developing countries. Yet, there is…

    Hardback – 2014-03-07
    Routledge

  • Social Protection in Developing Countries

    Reforming Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katja Bender, Markus Kaltenborn, Christian Pfleiderer

    Providing universal access to social protection and health systems for all members of society, including the poor and vulnerable, is increasingly considered crucial to international development debates. This is the first book to explore from an interdisciplinary and global perspective the reforms…

    Paperback – 2013-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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