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Posthumanism and Public Health by Simon (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK) Cohn Posthumanism and Public Health
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The intellectual and moral imperatives that underscore public health have sustained the idea that its fundamental scope is the study of human health, illness and suffering, and that these are self-evidently attributable to individuals and groups of people. This edited...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Care Home Stories Aging, Disability & Long-Term Residential Care by Sally Chivers Care Home Stories Aging, Disability & Long-Term Residential Care

Institutional care for seniors offers a cultural repository for fears and hopes about an aging population. Although enormous changes have occurred in how institutional care is structured, the legacies of the poor house still persist, creating panicked views of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Towards a Sociology of Health Discourse in Africa by Jimoh Amzat, Oliver Razum Towards a Sociology of Health Discourse in Africa
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This book discusses fundamental discourses relating to health in Africa arising out of the consequences of endemic diseases in Africa. It identifies, explains and illustrates the contexts, challenges and efforts to combat these diseases. The book provides a unique comparative...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Social Research in Health and Illness Case-Based Approaches by Dr Constantinos N. Phellas, Costas S. Constantinou Social Research in Health and Illness Case-Based Approaches
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Social Research in Health and Illness offers a theoretically informed guide to practising the key social research methods in investigating health and illness. Examining both methods and methodology, the authors explore the importance of selecting the appropriate research method for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

To Heal Humankind The Right to Health in History by Adam Gaffney To Heal Humankind The Right to Health in History

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

To Heal Humankind The Right to Health in History by Adam Gaffney To Heal Humankind The Right to Health in History

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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

Compound Solutions Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health by Susan Craddock Compound Solutions Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health

An unprecedented look at the possibilities and limitations of humanitarian drug development
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Sizonqoba! Outliving AIDS in Southern Africa by Busani Ngcaweni Sizonqoba! Outliving AIDS in Southern Africa


Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2017

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European Neonatal Research Consent, Ethics Committees and Law by Su Mason European Neonatal Research Consent, Ethics Committees and Law

This title was first published in 2001. An important book presenting the results of the European Union funded EURICON project in biomedical ethics. Involving experts in eleven countries, this project was motivated by European neonatal clinicians' concerns about the problem...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just? by Marj Milburn Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just?

This title was first published in 2001. This work is a uniquely multi-disciplinary contribution to the existing bioethical literature on the topic of informed choice of medical services. It is also the first comprehensive bioethical text to confront the central...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention by Michelle S. Bourgeois, Ellen Hickey Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention
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Revised edition of: Dementia: from diagnosis to management: a functional approach / Michelle S. Bourgeois and Ellen M. Hickey, 2009.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention by Michelle S. Bourgeois, Ellen Hickey Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention
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Revised edition of: Dementia: from diagnosis to management: a functional approach / Michelle S. Bourgeois and Ellen M. Hickey, 2009.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Disability in the Global South The Critical Handbook by Shaun Grech Disability in the Global South The Critical Handbook

This first-of-its kind volume spans the breadth of disability research and practice specifically focusing on the global South. Established and emerging scholars alongside advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to probe, challenge and shift common held social understandings of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

Moonshine Markets Issues in Unrecorded Alcohol Beverage Production and Consumption by Alan Haworth Moonshine Markets Issues in Unrecorded Alcohol Beverage Production and Consumption

This text reports on patterns of consumption of non-branded alcohol in seven countries: Brazil, India, Mexico, Russia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Using local consultants, investigators interviewed families in each country, in both rural and urban areas, on the subject of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

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The 36-Hour Day A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss by Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins The 36-Hour Day A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss
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The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2017

The Politics of Cancer Malignant Indifference by Wendy N. Whitman Cobb The Politics of Cancer Malignant Indifference

This book examines the politics of cancer, explains how our government is intrinsically tied to cancer research efforts, and documents how major political actors make cancer policy and are influenced in their decision making by political, social, scientific, and economic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2017

The 36-Hour Day A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss by Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins The 36-Hour Day A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss
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The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2017

Alcohol, Power and Public Health A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy by Shane Butler, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls, Karen Elmeland Alcohol, Power and Public Health A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy
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In recent years, the reduction of alcohol-related harm has emerged as a major policy issue across Europe. Public health advocates, supported by the World Health Organisation, have challenged an approach that targets problem-drinking individuals, calling instead for governments to control...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2017

Irresistible Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching by Adam Alter Irresistible Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching

'Truly addictive' Malcolm Gladwell * 'Brilliant' Susan Cain * 'Essential' Charles DuhiggHow many times have you checked your phone today? Revealing the surprising causes and sometimes bizarre nature of addiction, this book will equip you with the tools and understanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2017

Irresistible Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching by Adam Alter Irresistible Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching

Explains how and why we all got hooked. This book reveals the surprising causes and sometimes bizarre nature of addiction. It also equip you with the tools and understanding you need to navigate our irresistible new world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2017

Mein Freund Der Alkohol by Walter W Braun Mein Freund Der Alkohol


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 02/03/2017

Linking Health and Education for African American Students' Success by Nadine M. Finigan-Carr Linking Health and Education for African American Students' Success

The linkages between a student's health and a student's ability to learn have been well established. Children who are sick stay home; and, children at home cannot learn if they are not in school leading to increased dropout rates among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

Abortion in the USA and the UK by Colin Francome Abortion in the USA and the UK

Recent years have revealed the different experiences of abortion in the UK and the USA. The United States has a higher abortion rate accompanied by a higher political profile for the issue. In fact, one of George W. Bush's first...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2017

The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness by Gregroy L. (Roanoke College, USA) Weiss, Lynne E. Lonnquist The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness
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With thorough coverage of inequality in health care access and practice, this leading textbook has been widely acclaimed by teachers as the most accessible of any available. It introduces and integrates recent research in medical sociology and emphasizes the importance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/02/2017

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