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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 36.99
Since the appearance of Waitzkin's The Second Sickness , a landmark book of the 1980s, American medicine has been dramatically transformed. Waitzkin's earlier edition used qualitative research to take readers inside the "black box" of medical decision making. This new, fully updated and expanded edition retains the earlier edition's vivid approach... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99
Charting the disparities in health and wealth in the United States, the authors explain how the inequities arise, why they persist, and what makes them worse. They outline concrete policy proposals for reform - tapping bold ideas as well as incremental changes to existing programs. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 100.00
In this volume global health experts present compelling examples of evidence-based and culturally appropriate models for reducing global health disparities. Divided into eight parts, coverage includes:. ? the legacy and role of racism in contributing to disparities. ? recommendations for research with practice applications. ? key role of collaborations,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Focuses on the connections between people's unequal health and people's unequal lives, and between health and socioeconomic inequalities. This book investigates these connections to shed light on how, even in rich societies enjoying unparalleled levels of wealth and health, people's life chances and health remain so unequal. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99
This book seeks to define the field of humanitarian medicine. This is the field practiced and advanced by organizations like the UN, WHO, Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and the International Association of Humanitarian Medicine (IAHM), which all provide medical relief in developing countries as well as war and disaster situations. Co-editors... more...
- 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...
- 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...