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  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History

    By Adam Gaffney

    The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and—perhaps most importantly—it…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • The End of Physiotherapy

    By David A. Nicholls

    Physiotherapy is arriving at a critical point in its history. Since World War I, physiotherapy has been the largest allied health profession and the established provider of orthodox physical rehabilitation. But ageing populations of increasingly chronically ill people, a growing scepticism towards…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Organisational Capacity Building in Health Systems

    By Niyi Awofeso

    Capacity building – which focuses on understanding the obstacles that prevent organisations from realising their goals, while promoting those features that help them to achieve measurable and sustainable results – is vital to improve the delivery of health care in both developed and developing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Health and Health Promotion in Prisons

    By Michael Ross

    The impact of the United Nations "Healthy Prisons" initiative has highlighted the importance of health and health promotion in incarcerated populations. This invaluable book discusses the many health and medical issues that arise or are introduced into prisons from the perspective of both inmates…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Global Health Disputes and Disparities

    A Critical Appraisal of International Law and Population Health

    By Dru Bhattacharya

    Global Health Disputes and Disparities explores inequalities in health around the world, looking particularly at the opportunity for, and limitations of, international law to promote population health by examining its intersection with human rights, trade, and epidemiology, and the controversial…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health

    Edited by Lenore Manderson

    Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health highlights the complex ways in which sexuality is expressed and enacted through local ideologies, global identities and material cultures, and their influence on people’s sexual health and well-being. Its impetus is the renewed interest in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific

    Histories of Responses to Non-Communicable and Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Milton J. Lewis, Kerrie L. MacPherson

    Chronic diseases—cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes—are not only the principal cause of world-wide mortality but also are now responsible for a striking increase in the percentage of sickness in developing countries still grappling with the acute problems of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies

    Edited by Keerty Nakray

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing countries, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on 20 detailed successful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    Paperback – 2017-06-18 
    Routledge

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