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  • Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotionby ; Miguel A. rez; Raffy R. Luquis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 80.00

    Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 2nd edition, examines the importance of ethnic and cultural factors for community health practice. Edited and written by a stellar list of contributors who are experts in field, this book describes essential theories, models, and practices for working with race, ethnicity, gender, and... more...

  • Health Care Systems Around the Worldby Sarah E. Boslaugh

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 148.00

    This concise reference provides a one-stop point of research that examines major aspects of health care systems for over 190 countries worldwide. more...

  • From Health Behaviours to Health Practicesby Simon Cohn

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95

    A wide range of international contributions draw on theoretical and empirical sources to explore whether alternatives exist to both conceptualise and conduct research into what people do and don?t do, in relation to their health and experiences of illness. Presents a collection of international contributions that complement, as well as critique,... more...

  • Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisisby Ronald J. Angel; Laura Lein; Jane Henrici

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    This documents the holes in the health care safety net for poor and minority Americans. more...

  • Healthy, Wealthy, and Fairby James A. Morone

    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...

  • Toward Equity in Healthby Barbara C. Wallace

    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...

  • Unequal Livesby Hilary Graham

    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...

  • 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. 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...

  • 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...

  • Ausbildungsguideby Barbara Kneitschel; Sabine Philbert-Hasucha

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 9.99

    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...