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  • Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia

    International Influences, Local Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liping Bu, Ka-che Yip

    This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies, institutions and practices were improved, shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Doping and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Health and Health Promotion in Prisons

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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 – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The End of Physiotherapy

    1st Edition

    By David A. Nicholls

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

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous edition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • Global Health Disputes and Disparities

    A Critical Appraisal of International Law and Population Health, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

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