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  • Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital World

    Alcohol, Social Media and Cultures of Intoxication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonia Lyons, Tim McCreanor, Ian Goodwin, Helen Moewaka Barnes

    Social media has helped boost the culture of intoxication, a central aspect of young people’s social lives in many Western countries. Initial research suggests that these technologies enable highly-nuanced, targeted marketing and innovations – creating new virtual spaces that alter the dynamics and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change

    The Self-as-Doer Identity, 1st Edition

    By Amanda M. Brouwer

    With a balance of theory, research, and applications, Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change: The Self-as-Doer Identity introduces the self-as-doer identity as an accessible motivational identity and discusses how it can be incorporated into health behavior change efforts. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • Health Care & Spirituality

    Listening, Assessing, Caring, 1st Edition

    By Richard B. Gilbert

    Few areas in life have experienced the rapid pace of change that has been the experience of health care. It's an area where nothing feels "safe" and everything is threatened with reexamination and redefinition. Accompanying this situation is a new appreciation for the human spirit and the gift of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • A Guide to Research Utilization

    A Guide to Research Utilization, 1st Edition

    By George Peter Cernada

    Aims to describe why and how applied research carried out in a national public health program sometimes influenced program action in the field - and sometimes did not. This title presents and analyses a number of modified case studies to draw some practical lessons and to provide a theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clare Herrick, David Reubi

    To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However, the compulsion to do and understand global health emerges largely from contexts that geography has long engaged with: urbanisation, globalisation, political economy,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Global Health Governance and Policy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Eduardo Missoni, Guglielmo Pacileo, Fabrizio Tediosi

    Global Health Governance and Policy outlines the fundamentals of global health, a key element of sustainable development. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it explores the relationship between the globalization process and global health’s social, political, economic and environmental…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, this book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past eighteen years among poor Hindu and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Play and playfulness for public health and wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    The role of play in human and animal development is well established, and its educational and therapeutic value is widely supported in the literature. This innovative book extends the play debate by assembling and examining the many pieces of the play puzzle from the perspective of public health.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

    Primary Health Care for Universal Health Coverage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd

    This joint publication from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) provides a concise analysis of the state of family practice in the 22 countries spread over North Africa, the Middle East and Western Asia, i.e. the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans

    Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Hilary N. Weaver

    Indigenous Peoples around the world and our allies often reflect on the many challenges that continue to confront us, the reasons behind health, economic, and social disparities, and the best ways forward to a healthy future. This book draws on theoretical, conceptual, and evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • Planning Australia’s Healthy Built Environments

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Kent, Susan Thompson

    Planning Australia’s Healthy Built Environments shines a quintessentially Australian light on the links between land use planning and human health. A burgeoning body of empirical research demonstrates the ways urban structure and governance influences human health—and Australia is playing a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Person-centred Health Care

    Balancing the Welfare of Clinicians and Patients, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Buetow

    Person-centred health care is increasingly endorsed as a key element of high-quality care, yet, in practice, it often means patient-centred health care. This book scrutinizes the principle of primacy of patient welfare, which, although deeply embedded in health professionalism, is long overdue for…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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