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  1. Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    The health of human populations around the world is constantly changing and the health profiles of most nations in the early twenty-first century global health landscape are unrecognizable compared with those of just a century ago. This book examines and explains these health changes and considers...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Ecological Public Health

    Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

    By Geof Rayner, Tim Lang

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles. This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. The International Migration of Health Workers

    Edited by John Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    This volume provides the first detailed overview of the growing phenomenon of the international migration of skilled health workers. The contributors focus on who migrates, why they migrate, what the outcomes are for them and their extended families, what their experiences in the workforce are, and...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Mobility, Sexuality and AIDS

    Edited by Felicity Thomas, Mary Haour-Knipe, Peter Aggleton

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Over the past two decades, population mobility has intensified and become more diverse, raising important questions concerning the health and well-being of people who are mobile as well as communities of origin and destination. Ongoing concerns have been voiced about possible links between...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Risk Analysis and Human Behavior

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts and the lay public, so that risk analyses address...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Judgment and Decision Making

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Behavioral decision research offers a distinctive approach to understanding and improving decision making. It combines theory and method from multiple disciples (psychology, economics, statistics, decision theory, management science). It employs both empirical methods, to study how decisions are...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development

    Edited by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst

    Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture,...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Why Noise Matters

    A Worldwide Perspective on the Problems, Policies and Solutions

    By John Stewart, Francis McManus, Nigel Rodgers, Val Weedon, Arline Bronzaft

    Is noise the most neglected green issue of our age? This book argues compellingly that it is, and tells you all you need to know about noise as a social, cultural, environmental and health issue. Across the world, more people are disturbed by noise in their day-today lives than by any other...

    Published August 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Health Impact Assessment

    Principles and Practice

    By Martin Birley

    Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is primarily concerned with the future consequences of plans, proposals and policies on the health of communities. It is a rapidly growing complement to Environmental Impact Assessment, increasingly mandated by national and international requirements. Guidelines have...

    Published July 5th 2011 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to the Geography of Health

    By Peter Anthamatten, Helen Hazen

    Health issues such as the emergence of infectious diseases, the potential influence of global warming on human health, and the escalating strain of increasing longevity and chronic conditions on healthcare systems are of growing importance in an increasingly peopled and interconnected world. A...

    Published June 20th 2011 by Routledge