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  1. Planning in Health Promotion Work

    An Empowerment Model

    By Roar Amdam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local,...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Affordable Care Act

    Advancing Long-Term Care Policy in the United States

    Edited by Edward Miller

    Long-term care in the United States and other countries suffers multiple problems. Many people find it difficult to afford the high costs of services available and there is often inadequate care coordination, which compromises care quality, particularly amongst those eligible for multiple public...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Responding to Men in Crisis

    By Brian Taylor

    Responding to Men in Crisis is based on new research looking at gendered assumptions about rationality and men's mental health. It looks at postmodern theory in relation to masculinities and madness, and discusses key contemporary debates in political uses of risk, dangerousness and so on. The...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Occupational Health Services

    A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Tee L. Guidotti, M. Suzanne Arnold, David G. Lukcso, Judith Green-McKenzie, Joel Bender, Mark A. Rothstein, Frank H. Leone, Karen O'Hara, Marion Stecklow

    Workers and their families, employers, and society as a whole benefit when providers deliver the best quality of care to injured workers and when they know how to provide effective services for both prevention and fitness for duty and understand why, instead of just following regulations. Designed...

    Published September 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Global Public Health Vigilance

    Creating a World on Alert

    By Lorna Weir, Eric Mykhalovskiy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Global Public Health Vigilance is the first sociological book to investigate recent changes in how global public health authorities imagine and respond to international threats to human health. This book explores a remarkable period of conceptual innovation during which infectious disease,...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Organisational Capacity Building in Health Systems

    By Niyi Awofeso

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    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...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Health Security and Governance

    Edited by Nicholas Thomas

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    It is increasingly recognized that the pandemic potential of many diseases holds the power to wreck economies, divide societies, and, indeed, to jeopardize the viability of nation states. In consequence, there is a growing—and urgent—need to understand and address such threats. As research in and...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gender Equity in Health

    The Shifting Frontiers of Evidence and Action

    Edited by Gita Sen, Piroska Östlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This volume brings together experts from a variety of disciplines, such as medicine, biology, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, economics and political science, who focus on three areas: health disparities and inequity due to gender, the specific problems women face in meeting the highest...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Obesity

    Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention, Second Edition

    Edited by Debasis Bagchi, Harry G. Preuss

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared obesity a global epidemic. Its prevalence has more than doubled since 1980, causing a myriad of health problems for children and adults. Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention, Second Edition explores the molecular mechanisms and...

    Published July 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Molecular Detection of Human Parasitic Pathogens

    Edited by Dongyou Liu

    Traditionally, laboratory identification of parasites has relied upon various phenotypic procedures that detect their morphological, biological, and immunological features. Because these procedures tend to be time-consuming and technically demanding, molecular methods based on nucleic acid...

    Published July 4th 2012 by CRC Press