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  • Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Straehle

    Vulnerability is an important concern of moral philosophy, political philosophy and many discussions in applied ethics. Yet the concept itself—what it is and why it is morally salient—is under-theorized. Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics brings together theorists working on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reforming China's Healthcare System

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Although China’s new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China’s medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China’s population ages, the prevalence of chronic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking MSM, Trans* and other Categories in HIV Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amaya G. Perez-Brumer, Richard Parker, Peter Aggleton

    As the HIV epidemic moves into its fourth decade, it is clear that the global response has failed to adequately address the needs of a wide range of vulnerable populations and groups. Chief among these are gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and transgender persons, who globally face…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

    Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule, 1st Edition

    By Ahsan Ullah

    In 70 countries worldwide, there is an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples, and their rich diversity of cultures, religions, traditions, languages and histories has been significant source of our scholarships. However, the health status of this population group is far below than that of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal Violence

    Differences and Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marita Husso, Tuija Virkki, Marianne Notko, Helena Hirvonen, Jari Eilola

    From early modernity to today, society has encountered various forms of interpersonal violence. Through exploration of particular areas within Europe and Russia to Africa, America and Asia, this collection presents both differences and connections among various forms of interpersonal violence in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Identity and Intense Performativity

    Being in the Zone, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Jordan, Brigid McClure, Kath Woodward

    ‘Being in the zone' means performing in a distinctive, unusual, pleasurable and highly competent way at something you already regularly do: dancing or playing a viola, computer programming, tennis and much more. What makes the zone special? This volume offers groundbreaking research that brings…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Health Inequalities

    Adapting GIS Tools and Data Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Esra Ozdenerol

    The neighborhoods and the biophysical, political, and cultural environments all play a key role in affecting health outcomes of individuals. Unequal spatial distribution of resources such as clinics, hospitals, public transportation, fresh food markets, and schools could make some communities as a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2020-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom

    Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Stark, Brian A. Kidd, Roger A.D Sykes

    First published in 1999, Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom provides a comprehensive review of information and interventions available in drug misuse in order to inform local drug policies. In keeping with the policy documents in both Scotland and England, the volume covers the breadth of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
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