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- ILO Publications 2003; US$ 5.00
Explores trends in the socio-economic climate in Japan during the 1980s and 1990s and examines the implications for work of changing family needs. Considers the impact on the family of working conditions and family support measures and investigates why work-family support programmes are not being effectively utilized. Makes recommendations for the... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 85.00
This updated second edition of At Risk in America provides a detailed analysis of those key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States today-including homeless persons, refugees and immigrants, people living with AIDS, alcohol and substance abusers, high-risk mothers and infants, victims of family or other violence,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 89.00
This book brings together world-class figures to provide an indispensable, comprehensive resource book on social science, health and medicine. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00
This draws on extensive ethnographic and survey data from low-income neighborhoods in Boston, Chicago, and San Antonio to document the lapses in medical coverage that poor families experience and to reveal the extent of untreated medical conditions, delayed treatment, and irregular health care that women and children suffer. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 146.00
The role of religion was of paramount importance in the change of attitudes and approaches to health care and charity which took place in the centuries following the Council of Trent. Health Care and Poor Relief in Counter-Reformation Europe , examines the effects of the Counter-Reformation on health care and poor relief in Southern Catholic Europe... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 86.99
An important book by researchers from across disciplines introducing varying ideas on research, important in these days of inter-disciplinary and multi-centered investigation. The book introduces academics to new areas of endeavour and encourages researchers and students to think broadly when devising their studies. Linking chapters present the contributions... more...
- The Policy Press 2009; US$ 39.95
This book brings together the latest research findings from some of the most respected medical and social scientists in the world, surveying four pathways to understanding the social determinants of health. more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 64.99
We are told that 'work is good for us' and that ill health is caused by 'individual lifestyles'. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography and political science, this evidence-based inter-disciplinary book firmly challenges these contemporary orthodoxies. It systematically demonstrates that work... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 59.95
Health care systems, the role of health professionals and the experience of health and illness are all undergoing change and development as we enter the twenty-first century. The Sociology and Politics of Health is a collection of key readings through which to explore the sociological and political dimensions of health, illness and health care. Combining... more...