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  • Thinking Politically about HIV

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kent Buse, Dennis Altman

    AIDS has a unique political history. As fears grew of a global pandemic on the scale of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS was briefly treated as an issue of high politics in the international arena and generated significant resources for country programmes. That initial commitment is now declining,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Global Health Governance and Commercialisation of Public Health in India

    Actors, Institutions and the Dialectics of Global and Local, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anuj Kapilashrami, Rama V. Baru

    Global health governance has been the subject of wide scholarship, more recently brought to the fore by priorities for global health defined by the Sustainable Development Agenda. The health landscape itself has changed dramatically in the last two decades, shaped by cross-border flows of capital,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Occupational Health and Safety

    International Influences and the New Epidemics, 1st Edition

    By Chris Peterson, Claire Mayhew

    This text provides a theoretical and empirical approach to investigating the nature of emerging OSH (Occupational Health and Safety) epidemics across the industrialized world. The author of each chapter in this book deals with exposure to a particular OSH hazard and examines the epidemic nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle, 1st Edition

    By Helen Taylor

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Health Policies in Interwar Europe

    A Transnational Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Josep L. Barona

    Research into public health policies and expert instruction has been oriented traditionally in the national context. There is a rich historiography that analyses the development of health policies and systems in various European and American countries during the first decades of the twentieth…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • The Government of Chronic Poverty

    From the politics of exclusion to the politics of citizenship?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Hickey

    What are the underlying causes of chronic poverty? Can ‘development beyond neoliberalism’ offer the strategies required to challenge such persistent forms of poverty, particularly through efforts to promote citizenship amongst poor people? Drawing on case-study evidence from Africa, Latin America…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Abortion in India

    Ground Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leela Visaria, Vimala Ramachandran

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Working Posture Assessment

    The TACOS (Time-Based Assessment Computerized Strategy) Method, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti

    This book covers how to analyze awkward working postures, particularly of the spine and lower limbs, in specific groups exposed. The methods covered suggests how to evaluate the postures correctly, taking account of the duration and sequence of the tasks involved, even in very complex scenarios…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    CRC Press
    Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications

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