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  • 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 – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Wellness Issues for Higher Education

    A Guide for Student Affairs and Higher Education Professionals

    Edited by David S. Anderson

    Wellness Issues for Higher Education is an essential resource that addresses a range of student wellness issues confronting professionals in college and university settings. Organized around five dimensions of Wellness—Emotional, Social, Intellectual, Physical, and Spiritual—this book…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Addiction

    A Behavioral Economic Perspective

    By Shahram Heshmat

    Addiction: A Behavioral Economic Perspective focuses on the behavioral economics of addiction to explain why someone decides and act against her own well-being. It answers the questions of what accounts for self-defeating behavior patterns and how do we best motivate individuals to act according…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Medical Humanities and Medical Education

    How the medical humanities can shape better doctors

    By Alan Bleakley

    The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Students

    Edited by Leo Wilton, Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people aged 18 to 25 are at a significant risk for acquiring and transmitting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Primary developmental processes that place college students…

    Hardback – 2014-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Upton, Katie Thirlaway

    There is ever growing recognition by governments and healthcare professionals of the need to respond to the challenges of preventable diseases, especially so-called "lifestyle diseases", and of the influence that social class, gender, ethnicity, as well as individual differences play in health.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-10
    Routledge

  • Health Education

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Katie Fitzpatrick, Richard Tinning

    Health Education: Critical perspectives provides a socio-cultural and critical approach to health education. The book draws together international experts in the fields of health and education who deconstruct contemporary discourses and practices, and re-imagine a health education that both…

    Hardback – 2014-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Empowerment, Health Promotion and Young People

    A Critical Approach

    By Grace Spencer

    Globally, young people’s health is an increasing priority area for health practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, and concepts of empowerment feature strongly in international public health discourses on young people’s health. Yet the concept of empowerment remains under-theorized, and its…

    Hardback – 2013-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Structural Approaches in Public Health

    Edited by Marni Sommer, Richard Parker

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! That health has many social determinants is well established and a myriad range of structural factors – social, cultural, political, economic, and environmental – are now known to impact on population well-being. Public health practice has started exploring…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14
    Routledge

  • Planning in Health Promotion Work

    An Empowerment Model

    By Roar Amdam

    Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local,…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Health Promotion for Nurses

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Piper

    Health promotion is an increasingly high profile aspect of a nurse’s role – both in line with health policy and as nursing has shifted from a disease model to a health model. This textbook explores how and why health promotion works in nursing, developing a new framework for understanding the nurse…

    Paperback – 2009-01-26
    Routledge

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