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  • 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

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-26 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Reinventing Clinical Decision Support

    Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Diagnostic Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cerrato, John Halamka

    Reinventing Clinical Decision Support takes an in-depth look at the emerging technologies that are transforming the way clinicians manage patients, while at the same time emphasizing that the best practitioners use both artificial and human intelligence to make decisions. AI and machine learning…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Taylor & Francis
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Tackling Causes and Consequences of Health Inequalities

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Matheson, John Patterson, Laura Neilson

    Addressing health inequalities is a key focus for health and social care organizations, yet this is the first book to explore how best frontline health workers in areas of deprivation can address these problems. Aimed at doctors and their wider multidisciplinary teams, this book provides key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2020-01-31 
    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 – 2020-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe

    Comparisons of National Surveys, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Hubert, Nathalie Bajos, Theo Sandfort

    Originally published in 1998 Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe is detailed study comparing the major population surveys on sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS carried out in Europe at the time of publication. Leading European researchers explore the differences and similarities between European…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Health Care Development and Reforms in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Victor C.W. Wong

    First published in 1999, this book constitutes a unique account of the development and reform of health care in Hong Kong. Its main focus is on policy developments since 1945. Victor Wong demonstrates the development of a two-tier health system in both a capitalist and Chinese context. His work is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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