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  1. European Union Public Health Policy

    Regional and global trends

    Edited by Scott L. Greer, Paulette Kurzer

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Ranging from influence over world trade laws affecting health to population health issues such as obesity to the use of comparative data to affect policy, the EU’s public health policies are increasingly important, visible, expensive and effective. They also provide an invaluable case study for...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies

    Edited by Keerty Nakray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity

    Morality, Mortality and the New Public Health

    Edited by Kirsten Bell, Darlene McNaughton, Amy Salmon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Although drinking, smoking and obesity have attracted social and moral condemnation to varying degrees for more than two hundred years, over the past few decades they have come under intense attack from the field of public health as an ‘unholy trinity’ of lifestyle behaviours with apparently...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Global Health Disputes and Disparities

    A Critical Appraisal of International Law and Population Health

    By Dru Bhattacharya

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Global Health Disputes and Disparities explores inequalities in health around the world, looking particularly at the opportunity for, and limitations of, international law to promote population health by examining its intersection with human rights, trade, and epidemiology, and the controversial...

    Published November 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Health and Health Promotion in Prisons

    By Michael Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    The impact of the United Nations "Healthy Prisons" initiative has highlighted the importance of health and health promotion in incarcerated populations. This invaluable book discusses the many health and medical issues that arise or are introduced into prisons from the perspective of both inmates...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health

    Edited by Richard Parker, Marni Sommer

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage. They range from arsenic in drinking water to asthma among children and adults; from the re-emergence of cholera, to increasing cancer rates and other chronic diseases; from AIDS to malaria...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific

    Histories of Responses to Non-Communicable and Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Milton J. Lewis, Kerrie L. MacPherson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Chronic diseases—cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes—are not only the principal cause of world-wide mortality but also are now responsible for a striking increase in the percentage of sickness in developing countries still grappling with the acute problems of...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Fat

    By Deborah Lupton

    Series: Shortcuts

    In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge