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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 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. 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 December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Poverty, and Development

    Edited by Sylvia Chant, Gwendolyn Beetham

    Series: Critical Concepts in Development Studies

    Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of gender, poverty, and development continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Moreover...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security

    Edited by Simon Rushton, Jeremy Youde

    This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Framing Global Health Governance

    Edited by Colin McInnes, Kelley Lee

    This edited collection looks at how globalisation is influencing patterns of health and disease worldwide, in particular how decisions on health are made and organised. Despite some successes in developing better global governance for health, overall progress has been disappointingly slow given the...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods

    The Legal Issues

    Edited by Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman

    The need to reduce disability and premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasingly engaging international organisations and national and sub-national governments. In this book, experts from a range of backgrounds provide insights into the legal implications of regulating...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different....

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge