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  • Women and Medical Education (ES 5-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rui Kohiyama

    Published by Eureka Press, Tokyo, and distributed outside Japan by Routledge. From the Introduction by Setsuko Kagawa The history of women’s medical education is one of the most remarkable aspects of social change in nineteenth-century Britain. Before the modernization and professionalization of…

    Hardback – 2014-05-27
    Edition Synapse

  • Suicide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hawton, Rory C. O'Connor

    Suicide is increasingly recognized as a major global issue of public health, with far-reaching social, economic, and emotional consequences. The World Health Organization estimates that around 800,000 people die each year by suicide, with suicide attempts perhaps up to twenty times more frequent…

    Hardback – 2012-11-19
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Health Security and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Thomas

    It is increasingly recognized that the pandemic potential of many diseases holds the power to wreck economies, divide societies, and, indeed, to jeopardize the viability of nation states. In consequence, there is a growing—and urgent—need to understand and address such threats. As research in and…

    Hardback – 2012-07-19
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Islamic Medical and Scientific Tradition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Pormann

    Islam developed over the course of its history one of the world’s most innovative and interesting scientific and medical traditions. In this context, the term Islam should not simply be understood as referring to the religion of the prophet Muhammad, but rather to a civilization which was once…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • The Eugenics Movement

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Mazumdar

    Hardback – 2006-12-21

  • Health Care Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Professor Jonathan Watson

    This four-volume collection covers the organization, financing and regulation of health care systems in four distinct contexts: financing and delivering health care, reforming health care systems, new forms of health system, and rethinking health care systems. A general introduction provides a…

    Hardback – 2005-09-20
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Origins of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Deakin

    Consisting of both shorter pieces and reprints of entire books, this set restores to circulation a number of key texts from the debate about the future of welfare that took place in Britain following the depression.The collection covers the following areas:* The period during which the country felt…

    Hardback – 2000-04-27

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