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  1. Water, Food and Poverty in River Basins

    Defining the Limits

    Edited by Myles J. Fisher, Simon E. Cook

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Conventional wisdom says that the world is heading for a major water crisis. By 2050, global population will increase from 7 billion to a staggering 9.5 billion and the demands this will place on food and water systems will inevitably push river basins over the edge. The findings from this book...

    Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Health Care Systems in Europe and Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Yasuo Uchida, Robin Gauld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    This book addresses the global need for more comparative studies on health policy and health care systems, given the rise in recent decades of societal aging, modern mass diseases, economic globalization, and resulting permanent fiscal austerity of governments which have fundamentally altered the...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Health Professionals and Trust

    The Cure for Healthcare Law and Policy

    By Mark Henaghan

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    An ever increasing number of codes of conduct, disciplinary bodies, ethics committees and bureaucratic policies now prescribe how health professionals and health researchers relate to their patients. In this book, Mark Henaghan argues that the result of this trend towards heightened regulation has...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. An Introduction to the Geography of Health

    By Peter Anthamatten, Helen Hazen

    Health issues such as the emergence of infectious diseases, the potential influence of global warming on human health, and the escalating strain of increasing longevity and chronic conditions on healthcare systems are of growing importance in an increasingly peopled and interconnected world. A...

    Published June 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Singapore's Ageing Population

    Managing Healthcare and End-of-Life Decisions

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    A rapidly ageing population is the most significant demographic issue confronting Singapore in our lifetime. This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults. The challenge is in providing a system of care that is humane, effective...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Governing the New NHS

    Issues and Tensions in Health Service Management

    By John Storey, John Bullivant, Andrew Corbett-Nolan

    The new NHS is a very different organisation to the one set up 60 years ago. Two decades of reforms have introduced a market element, unprecedented transparency, patient choice, new incentives, devolved accountabilities and a host of new regulatory bodies. All these changes have made governance a...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    By Amy Lind

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Health Care in Malaysia

    The Dynamics of Provision, Financing and Access

    Edited by Heng Leng Chee, Simon Barraclough

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The health care system in Malaysia has undergone a fundamental transformation over the last two decades. This book examines this transformation and explores the pressing issues it faces today. It includes coverage of: the evolution of the system since independence, from the colonial legacy of...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. The New Sociology of the Health Service

    Edited by Jonathan Gabe, Michael Calnan

    Health service policy and health policy have changed considerably over the past fifteen years and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date sociological analysis of health policy. Not only have policies themselves changed but new policy themes – such as evidence-based policy and practice, an...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Human Resource Development in the Public Sector

    The Case of Health and Social Care

    Edited by Sally Sambrook, Jim Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Across Europe and the world, countries are attempting to develop their health and social policies and practices to address the global challenge of increasing demand and pressurized supply, created by ageing populations, emerging technologies and finite resources (financial and human). This text...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge