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Forthcoming Health Policy Books

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  1. Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Risk, Uncertainty and Policy

    Edited by Patrick Brown, Anna Olofsson

    Policy-making has always involved uncertainty; however the presence of unknowns has become far more conspicuous and problematic in recent times. One important way in which policy-makers have increasingly sought to deal with such uncertainty is through approaches rooted in understandings of risk....

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Chinese National Health Care Reform

    On the Mend?

    Edited by Alex Jingwei He, Qingyue Meng

    Five years have elapsed since the Chinese government announced its ambitious health care reform programme. The fact that both the United States and China unfolded their gigantic national health care reforms almost simultaneously is reflective of the daunting health policy challenges that most...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Anticipatory Policymaking

    When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult

    By Rob A. DeLeo

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in which public...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics and Anti-Politics of Social Movements

    Religion and AIDS in Africa

    Edited by Amy Patterson, Marian Burchardt, Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

    This book explores the nature, significance and consequences of the religious activism surrounding AIDS in Africa. While African religion was relatively marginal in inspiring or contributing to AIDS activism during the early days of the epidemic, this situation has changed dramatically. In order to...

    To Be Published September 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Governmentality after Neoliberalism

    Edited by MARK BEVIR

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Place and the Limits of Redistribution

    By Melissa Ziegler Rogers

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Numerous scholars have noticed that certain political institutions, including federalism, majoritarian electoral systems, and presidentialism, are linked to lower levels of income redistribution. This book offers a political geography explanation for those observed patterns. Each of these...

    To Be Published October 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Future of Public Water Governance

    Has Water Privatization Peaked?

    Edited by Christopher A. Scott, Bernard de Gouvello

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as solutions to increase economic efficiency and achieve universal...

    To Be Published January 5th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Evidence

    From Evidence Based Policy to the Good Governance of Evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    To Be Published May 31st 2016 by Routledge

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