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  1. New - Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS

    This book documents a diverse portfolio of religious responses to HIV and AIDS, going beyond the psychology of religion to examine the role of religious institutions and cultures as key players in civil society. It demonstrates how research can be done on religion in the area of global public health, showing how civil society organizations shape opportunities for health promotion: a crucial and new area of global public health research.
     

  2. Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in the Health Sciences

    Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in the Health Sciences presents a balanced blend of quantitative research methods, and the most widely used techniques for collecting and analyzing data in the health sciences. Highly practical in nature, the book guides you, step-by-step, through the research process, and covers both the consumption and the production of research and data analysis.

  3. Key Themes in Public Health

    This text provides an accessible overview for students new to public health who want to get to grips with the full range and complexity of this diverse and multidisciplinary field.

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    Learning about Emotions in Illness – Editors’ Q&A

    Learning about Emotions in Illness discusses two different teaching approaches developed at University College London to help medical students understand the role of emotions in illness, communicate more effectively, and gain a deeper understanding of the doctor–patient relationship. The book's editors, Peter Shoenberg and Jessica Yakeley, kindly agreed to participate in a Q&A in which they elaborate on the ideas presented in their book.

  5. New Catalog: Nursing, Midwifery and Health: New and Key Books 2014

    This online catalog features new books in Nursing, Midwifery and Health from Routledge.

    Browse and buy books online. Find out how to get your 20% discount!

  6. Becoming a Midwife, 2nd Edition

    What is the reality of being a midwife in the twenty-first century? What is it like to help and support women throughout pregnancy and childbirth and into motherhood? What roles can midwives play in society?

  7. The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion

    Designed to help readers develop the practical skills they need to become effective public health practitioners, this concise text gives an easily digested overview of public health and health promotion theory in accessible language and diagrams, before moving on to the ways readers can apply this in practice.

  8. Health and Inequality

    This innovative textbook outlines and discusses key public health principles and the social model of health. Drawing on a range of case studies and the international literature, it looks at how public health research has been applied to policy and practice. The book discusses the transferability that these findings have had and their capacity to influence and provide evidence for practice.

  9. Social Justice in Clinical Practice

    This practical text is designed to help social workers intervene around the impact of socio-political factors with their clients and integrate social justice into their clinical work. Based on past radical traditions, it introduces and applies a liberation health framework which merges clinical and macro work into a singular, unified way of working with individuals, families, and communities.

  10. Circumcision, Public Health, Genital Autonomy and Cultural Rights

    This collection considers the apparent contradictions and complications of the contemporary status and deployment of the many forms of genital cutting, raising a serious, wide-reaching question: what scope should society have to impose physically invasive rites on people?

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