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  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • The Economics of US Health Reform

    A Global Perspective

    By Diane M. Dewar

    The health care field is currently experiencing a great deal of change, including advances in medical technology, the development of new health care financing mechanisms, and the transformation of organizational arrangements. This text studies the health care system in the US, and selected other…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Conceptualising Public Health

    Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts

    Edited by Johannes Kananen, Sophy Bergenheim, Merle Wessel

    In Germanic languages, the term for ‘public health’ literally translates to ‘people’s health’, for example Volksgesundheit in German, folkhälsa in Swedish and kansanterveys in Finnish. Covering a period stretching from the late nineteenth century to the present day, this book discusses how…

    Hardback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • India’s Family Planning Programme

    Policies, practices and challenges

    By Leela Visaria, Rajani R. Ved

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Epidemiology

    Edited by Mika Kivimäki, David G. Batty, Ichiro Kawachi, Andrew Steptoe

    The health effects of psychosocial factors are a widely discussed and controversial topic. Do positive and negative emotions affect our risk of developing physical disease? Are depressive individuals more likely to have cancer than those with an optimistic outlook on life? And what is the role of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Posthumanism and Public Health

    Edited by Simon Cohn, Rebecca Lynch

    The intellectual and moral imperatives that underscore public health have sustained the idea that its fundamental scope is the study of human health, illness and suffering, and that these are self-evidently attributable to individuals and groups of people. This edited collection explores to what…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865–2015

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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