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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Global Health — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Consuming Geographies of Food

    Diet, Food Deserts and Obesity

    By Hillary J. Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

    The consumption and distribution of food, as well as its production, has become a major public policy issue over the past few decades; what we eat is no longer merely a private matter but carries significant externalities for wider society. Its increasing significance within the...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Public-Private Partnerships and Responsibility under International Law

    A Global Health Perspective

    By Lisa Clarke

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Partnerships between the public and private sectors are an increasingly accepted method to deal with pressing global issues, such as those relating to health. Partnerships, comprised of states and international organizations (public sector) and companies, non-governmental organizations, research...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Circumcision, Public Health, Genital Autonomy and Cultural Rights

    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Megan O'Branski

    Circumcision is one of the oldest and most common surgical processes, being practised, for a range of medical, social and religious reasons, on up to 30% of males worldwide. It is currently being promoted by a range of health bodies as a means of tackling HIV in developing countries. Yet, there is...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Charles Agyemang, Ama de-Graft Aikins

    The global burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as hypertension, diabetes and cancers, and of common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, has a disproportionate impact on the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The pattern...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Health Technologies and International Intellectual Property Law

    A Precautionary Approach

    By Phoebe Li

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    The global transmission of infectious diseases has fuelled the need for a more developed legal framework in international public health to provide prompt and specific guidance during a large-scale emergency. This book develops a means for States to take advantage of the flexibilities of compulsory...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Wellness Tourism

    A Destination Perspective

    Edited by Cornelia Voigt, Christof Pforr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Assembling Health Rights in Global Context

    Genealogies and Anthropologies

    Edited by Alex Mold, David Reubi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    What do we mean when we talk about rights in relation to health? Where does the language of health rights come from, and what are the implications of using such a discourse? During the last 20 years there have been an increasing number of initiatives and efforts – for instance in relation to HIV/...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Progress and Prospect

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection addressed the need for a review of progress in the field of medical geography that...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Social Protection in Developing Countries

    Reforming Systems

    Edited by Katja Bender, Markus Kaltenborn, Christian Pfleiderer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Providing universal access to social protection and health systems for all members of society, including the poor and vulnerable, is increasingly considered crucial to international development debates. This is the first book to explore from an interdisciplinary and global perspective the reforms...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Structural Approaches in Public Health

    Edited by Marni Sommer, Richard Parker

    That health has many social determinants is well established and a myriad range of structural factors – social, cultural, political, economic, and environmental – are now known to impact on population well-being. Public health practice has started exploring and responding to a range of...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge