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  1. The Chinese State's Retreat from Health

    Policy and the Politics of Retrenchment

    By Jane Duckett

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Over the post-Mao period, the Chinese state has radically cut back its role in funding health services and insuring its citizens against the costs of ill health. Using an analytical framework drawn from studies of state retrenchment in industrialized democracies and in post-communist Eastern Europe...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights

    Edited by Dana Collins, Sylvanna Falcon, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott

    On the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, feminists are at a critical juncture to re-envision and re-engage in a politics of human rights. Interdisciplinary feminist conversations among scholar-activists can both challenge and enrich new directions in feminism and...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Health Care and Immigration

    Understanding the Connections

    Edited by Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Alejandro Portes

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This pioneering volume represents the culmination of state-of-the-art research whose purpose was to investigate the relationship between health care and immigration in the USA - two broken systems in need of reform. This volume sets out to answer the question: how do medical institutions...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Copayments and the Demand for Prescription Drugs

    By Domenico Esposito

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Increasing prescription drug cost-sharing by patients - in the form of increasing copayments - is one of the most striking, and controversial, developments in the health sector over recent years. The exact nature and use of copayments by health care insurers continues to be hot topic of debate....

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    By Mary Ann Cutter

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Our understanding of gender carries significant bioethical implications. An errant account of gender-specific disease can lead to overgeneralizations, undergeneralizations, and misdiagnoses. It can also lead to problems in the structure of health-care delivery, the creation of policy, and the...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Working in Mental Health

    Practice and Policy in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Peter Phillips, Tom Sandford, Claire Johnston

    A paradigm shift in the ways in which mental health services are delivered is happening—both for service users and for professional mental healthcare workers. The landscape is being changed by a more influential service user movement, a range of new community-based mental healthcare programmes...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge