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- Basic Books 2013; US$ 28.99
Medicine has become a true information industry, with drug designers able to read every molecular letter of life?s code ? DNA ? and create miracle drugs to control it. Our understanding of DNA has advanced to the point that we can now build a medical system tailored to individuals. But these advances in science will not automatically translate to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
There are four core themes developed in this book which deal with critical issues, models, theories and frameworks. These expound understandings of patient centred care and the processes, practices and behaviours supporting its attainment: conceptions and cultures of patient-centred care, coordination, communication, innovation. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The world is a better place than it used to be. People are wealthier and healthier, and live longer lives. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many have left gaping inequalities between people and between nations. In The Great Escape , Angus Deaton--one of the foremost experts on economic development and on poverty--tells the remarkable story... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
What do we mean when we talk about rights in relation to health? Where does the language of health rights come from, and what are the implications of using such a discourse? During the last 20 years there have been an increasing number of initiatives and efforts ? for instance in relation to HIV/AIDS ? which draw on the language, institutions and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context includes the UN Human Rights Council maternal mortality... more...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 144.99
This book can serve as valuable resource for educational practitioners in higher education insofar as it provides them with an enhanced awareness of strategies that are being used to manage problems commonly faced in multiple educational settings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00
In today's globalised world, it is increasingly important to understand the otherness of different societies and their beliefs, histories and practices. This book focuses on a burning cultural issue: how concepts and constructions of gender and sexuality impact upon health, medicine and healthcare. Starting from the premise that health is neither... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
Criminal Behavior explores crime as a developmental process from birth through early adulthood. It further examines the role that legal, political, and criminal justice systems play in the development of criminal behavior. Criminal Behavior : takes into account biological, genetic, developmental, familial, social, educational, cultural, political,... more...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99
This Broadside will look at the changes that can be made to halt the full implementation of the law over the next few years, including repealing parts of the act that are unpopular with members of both parties. These parts are the medical device tax, IPAB, the new 3.8 percent tax on unearned income, to name a few. Also covered will be potential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ?coercive care? in relation to individuals such as those with severe mental illnesses,... more...