Health Policy Products

  • Final Journeys

    Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alistair Hunter, Eva Soom Ammann

    A recurring theme of the public discourse on immigration in Europe today is that migrants are primarily young people, of working age. Against this short-sighted view, the main contribution of this book is to propose that processes of ageing and dying constitute a critical juncture in the settlement…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Toward Sustainable Transitions in Healthcare Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Broerse, John Grin

    Health systems have long been considered key determinants of well-being within modern societies, a valuable resource which have faced a series of reform initiatives throughout the past decades. These reforms have been used to manage the cost of development, measure the tenability of health systems…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability Transitions

  • China's New Public Health Insurance

    Challenges to Health Reforms and the New Rural Co-operative Medical System, 1st Edition

    By Armin Müller

    Especially since the 2003 SARS crisis, China’s healthcare system has become a growing source of concern, both for citizens and the Chinese government.  China’s once praised public health services have deteriorated into a system driven by economic constraints, in which poor people often fail to get…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • International and Interdisciplinary Insights into Evidence and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Hantrais, Ashley Thomas Lenihan, Susanne MacGregor

    Contributors to this highly original book address the many questions raised by researchers and policymakers about the complex and often uneasy relationship between evidence and policy from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. They explore both the institutions acting as evidence…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Re-engineering Affordable Care Policy in China

    Is Marketization a Solution?, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nan-shong Lee

    Presenting a comprehensive examination of China’s medical care system, this book tackles issues of policymaking, organization, management and financing in the context of the provision of affordable care in China. Making use of extensive field investigations, interviews and a thorough analysis of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Aging Policy and Politics in the Trump Era

    Implications for Older Americans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Alan Miller, Pamela Nadash, Michael K. Gusmano

    The surprise election of Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States marks a singular turning point in the American republic – not only because of his idiosyncratic approach to the office, but also because the Republican Party now holds the presidency and both houses of Congress,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health, 1st Edition

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

    Although environmental health has received some recognition as a field which can positively impact on the social determinants of health, it remains little known outside its immediate sphere of influence. There is also limited literature available to support the potential impact of the profession in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 1983, draw together research by the author. The collection covers some of his major works in the field of social work, with a focus on social policy, language, psychiatry and philosophy within the area of social work.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Medicalization of Marijuana

    Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Newhart, William Dolphin

    Medical marijuana laws have spread across the U.S. to all but a handful of states. Yet, eighty years of social stigma and federal prohibition creates dilemmas for patients who participate in state programs. The Medicalization of Marijuana takes the first comprehensive look at how patients…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen MacEachen

    The rising cost of illness and disability benefits are one of today’s biggest social and labour market challenges. The promise of activation-oriented work disability policies was labour market engagement for all people, regardless of illness, injury or impairment. However, the reality has been more…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

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