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  • Healthy Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are…

    Hardback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • 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

  • Suicide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hawton, Rory C. O'Connor

    Suicide is increasingly recognized as a major global issue of public health, with far-reaching social, economic, and emotional consequences. The World Health Organization estimates that around 800,000 people die each year by suicide, with suicide attempts perhaps up to twenty times more frequent…

    Hardback – 2012-11-19
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Health Security and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Thomas

    It is increasingly recognized that the pandemic potential of many diseases holds the power to wreck economies, divide societies, and, indeed, to jeopardize the viability of nation states. In consequence, there is a growing—and urgent—need to understand and address such threats. As research in and…

    Hardback – 2012-07-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Health and Inequality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson

    Some groups of people are healthier than others. Overwhelmingly, for almost all kinds of morbidity and mortality, groups at the bottom of the social scale are less healthy than those at the top. But this simple observation describes a complex phenomenon that has become a major focus of research,…

    Hardback – 2008-10-14
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Buchanan

    With just over a century of history, social work has come of age as a powerful global profession in possession of its own body of knowledge based on research, skills, competence, and an international value system with a code of ethics. Today, social work has developed from humble origins to become…

    Hardback – 2008-04-01
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

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