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Forthcoming Books

  1. Health and Inequality

    Applying Public Health Research to Policy and Practice

    Edited by Angela M. Tod, Julia Hirst

    How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their practice can help to minimise health inequalities. The social model of health embraces...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals

    Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics

    By Lisa Chasan-Taber

    Competition for research funds in epidemiology, preventative medicine, and biostatistics has never been more intense and, at the same time, the grant application and review process at such agencies as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is undergoing significant transformation. Writing...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Key Themes in Public Health

    By Miranda Thurston

    Key Themes in Public Health comprises a series of introductory essays exploring key themes and concepts in public health. Ranging from political and economic concern with improving population health and reducing health inequalities, to debates about how to protect populations from new health...

    To Be Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to the Sociology of Ignorance

    Essays on the Limits of Knowing

    Edited by Linsey McGoey

    Ignorance is typically thought of as the absence or opposite of knowledge. In global societies that equate knowledge with power, ignorance is seen as a liability that can and should be overcome through increased education and access to information. In recent years, scholars from the social sciences...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity,Volume 2

    The Effects of Environmental Pollutants on the Organ System

    By William J. Rea, Kalpana D. Patel

    Encyclopedic in scope, the multi-volume set, Reversibility of Chronic Degenerative Disease and Hypersensitivity, draws deeply on the clinical histories of thousands of profoundly ill patients to describe the physiology and chemical sensitivity of chronic degenerative diseases, their different...

    To Be Published July 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health

    Edited by Mohan Pammi, Jesus G. Vallejo, Steven A. Abrams

    This book provides a summary of the current state-of-the-art evidence of nutrition-infection interactions, including relevant clinical and basic science research and its impact on health and disease. It explores the role of nutrition in health and disease as well as effects of both under and over...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Working in Public Health

    An introduction to careers in public health

    Edited by Fiona Sim, Jenny Wright

    What can you contribute to improving and protecting the health of your community? Public health is becoming an increasingly central area of healthcare practice and people working in public health come from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. This practical and accessible book maps out the...

    To Be Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia

    International Influences, Local Transformations

    Edited by Liping Bu, Ka-che Yip

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies, institutions and practices were improved, shows...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Insect Repellents Handbook, Second Edition

    Edited by Mustapha Debboun, Stephen P. Frances, Daniel A. Strickman

    This book provides an update of the first edition, which is recognized as the definitive reference on insect repellents. The Second Edition reflects the current state of insect repellent science. It covers the processes involved in the development and testing of new active ingredients and...

    To Be Published September 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. A History of the Workplace

    Environment and Health at Stake

    Edited by Lars Bluma, Judith Rainhorn

    Interest in the history of the workplace is on the rise. Recent work in this area has combined traditional methods and theories of social history with new approaches and new questions. It constitutes a ‘topical contact zone’, a particularly dynamic field of research at the junction of social...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge