Population Health Products

  • Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Active Ageing and Demographic Change

    Challenges for social work and social policy

    Edited by Siniša Zrinščak, Susan Lawrence

    Although demographic change has been a widely discussed topic for decades, its scope, social impact and related policy responses leave us with many unresolved social issues. Demographic change is a reality for all European societies but the ways in which it is taking place differ from country to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-21

  • Complex Interventions in Health

    An overview of research methods

    Edited by David A. Richards, Ingalill Rahm Hallberg

    Health and human services currently face a series of challenges – such as aging populations, chronic diseases and new endemics – that require highly complex responses, and take place in multiple care environments including acute medicine, chronic care facilities and the community. Accordingly, most…

    Paperback – 2015-04-22

  • Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS

    Edited by Miguel Munoz-Laboy, Jonathan Garcia, Joyce Moon-Howard, Patrick A. Wilson, Richard Parker

    Drawing on a wide range of methodologies, this book documents a diverse portfolio of religious responses to HIV and AIDS at the local and global levels in sites from sub-Saharan Africa to New York City. The volume goes beyond the psychology of religion, which is often based on how religion is used…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26

  • 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 Handbook of Global Public Health

    Edited by Richard Parker, Marni Sommer

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage. They range from arsenic in drinking water to asthma among children and adults; from the re-emergence of cholera, to increasing cancer rates and other chronic diseases; from AIDS to malaria…

    Hardback – 2010-12-17

  • Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained

    By Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition,…

    Paperback – 2003-08-21

  • Access to Health Care

    Edited by Martin Gulliford, Myfanwy Morgan

    To what extent can we have truly universal, comprehensive and timely health services, equally available to all? Access to Health Care considers the meaning of 'access' in health care and examines the theoretical issues that underpin these questions. Contributors draw on a range of disciplinary…

    Paperback – 2003-06-26

  • Unhealthy Societies

    The Afflictions of Inequality

    By Richard G. Wilkinson

    Among the developed countries it is not the richest societies which have the best health, but those which have the smallest income differences between rich and poor. Inequality and relative poverty have absolute effects: they increase death rates. But why? How can smaller income differences raise…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12

  • Working for Equality in Health

    Edited by Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod

    Unequal social relations are reflected in uneven patterns of health within and between populations. In Working for Equality in Health, health workers and academics distil the results of their efforts to understand, oppose and change health inequalities. Working for Equality in Health brings to bear…

    Paperback – 1996-03-28

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