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  • Commercialisation of Medical Care in China

    Changing Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Rama V. Baru, Madhurima Nundy

    This book explores the changing landscapes of the commercialisation of medical care in China. It is the first work of its kind, and discusses how the rise of market socialism, coupled with decollectivisation of agriculture and autonomisation of hospitals in rural and urban China, have fragmented…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Tuberculosis and its Control

    Anthropological and Ethnographic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Macdonald, Ian Harper

    Over the last two decades, attempts to control the problem of tuberculosis have become increasingly more complex, as countries adopt and adapt to evolving global TB strategies. Significant funding has also increased apace, diagnostic possibilities have evolved, and greater attention is being paid…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Arts, Health and Well-Being

    A Critical Perspective on Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Norma Daykin

    This important book develops a critical understanding of the bridging of arts and health domains, drawing on models and perspectives from social sciences to develop the case for arts and health as a social movement. This interdisciplinary perspective offers a new research agenda that can help to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Bassett's Environmental Health Procedures

    9th Edition

    By W.H. Bassett, Tim Deveaux

    Environmental health law is a wide-ranging, detailed and complex body of law within the UK. Bassett’s Environmental Health Procedures is an established and essential reference source which provides an accessible entry into enforcement and administrative procedures for environmental health. The main…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Healthcare Analytics

    Foundations and Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross M. Mullner, Edward M. Rafalski

    This is a comprehensive, practical guide which looks at the advantages and limitations of new data analysis techniques being introduced across public health and administration services. The Affordable Care Act (ACT) and free market reforms in healthcare are generating a rapid change of pace. The "…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Clinical Education in Geriatrics

    Innovative and Trusted Approaches Leading Workforce Transformation in Making Health Care More Age-Friendly, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith L. Howe, Thomas V. Caprio

    This book highlights both recent innovations in professional health curricula and continuing education and interventions aimed at improving student attitudes towards geriatrics and aging. The contributors cover areas including simulation, online training, and standardized patients for evaluation,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Biostatistics in Public Health Using STATA

    1st Edition

    By Erick L. Suárez, Cynthia M. Pérez, Graciela M. Nogueras, Camille Moreno-Gorrín

    Striking a balance between theory, application, and programming, Biostatistics in Public Health Using STATA is a user-friendly guide to applied statistical analysis in public health using STATA version 14. The book supplies public health practitioners and students with the opportunity to gain…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08
    CRC Press

  • Health at Work

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Leah Tomkins, Katrina Pritchard

    Engaging with some of the most debated topics in contemporary organizations, Health at Work: Critical Perspectives presents a critical, contingent view of the healthy employee and the very notion of organizational health. Drawing on expressions such as ‘blowing a fuse’, ‘cracking under pressure’ or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Circulation and Governance of Asian Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Céline Coderey, Laurent Pordié

    This book unpacks the organized sets of practices that govern contemporary Asian medicine, from production of medications in the lab to their circulation within circuits and networks of all kinds, and examines the plurality of actors involved in such governance. Chapters analyze the process of…

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

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