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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

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  • Addressing the Social Determinants of Healthby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 24.00

    This report summarizes the evidence on the social determinants of health in the urban context drawing on the findings of the global Commission on Social Determinants of Health and the European review of social determinants of health and the health divide. It also highlights how through its leadership local government can play a significant role in... more...

  • Ausbildungsguideby Barbara Kneitschel; Sabine Philbert-Hasucha

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 14.99

    Der erste Schritt ist geschafft, Sie haben einen Ausbildungsplatz gefunden und befinden sich in der Ausbildung zur Altenpflegerin oder zum Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger. Einführungsblock, Praxiseinsatz, Mentoren? Ab jetzt werden Sie sich viele Fragen stellen? more...

  • Building Partnerships in the Americasby Margo J. Krasnoff MD

    Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean more...

  • Care for Major Health Problems and Population Health Concernsby Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 124.95

    Deals with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving provision of health care as related to major health problems. This work examines social, demographic and structural problems, and a variety of health problems including chronic illnesse more...

  • The Common Lotby Margaret Pelling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This important collection of Margaret Pelling's essays brings together her key studies of health, medicine and poverty in Tudor and Stuart England - including a number published here for the first time. They show that - then as now - health and medical care were everyday obsessions of ordinary people in the Tudor and Stuart era. Margaret Pelling's... more...

  • Concepts and Practice of Humanitarian Medicineby S. William A. Gunn; Michele Masellis

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99

    This book seeks to define the field of humanitarian medicine. It gathers new and previously-published articles and speeches that set out the principles of humanitarian medicine, starting with the idea of health as a human right, and examining topics such as quality of life, torture, and nuclear conflict. The book takes a historical view and its contributors... more...

  • Culture, Health and Diseaseby Margaret Read

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...

  • Democraciesby Barbara Wejnert

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 124.95

    Volume 19 in the Research in Political Sociology series is devoted to health problems, challenges and accomplishments in democratic societies. It includes papers addressing health systems and health policies in a broad spectrum of countries from India, Sr more...

  • Diversity & Cultural Awarenessby Jon C Warner

    Worldwide Center for Organizational Development 2006; US$ 9.50

    This Cultural Diversity and Awareness Rapid Skill Builder booklet aims to provide an overview of the whole subject of cultural diversity and awareness at a broad summary level, or why we tend to focus on difference (or what separates us) more than we look at what is common (or is similar between us). more...

  • Ecological Healthby Maya K. Gislason; Barbara KatzRothman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 134.95

    Drawing on ecosystem thinking, complexity and postnormal science, Ecological Health offers a radical new way of thinking about the health issues of the 21st Century. This volume reflects on recent social scientific engagement with Ecosystem Health research and practice and sets out a vision for the future. more...