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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

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  • Poor Healthby Virginia Berridge; Stuart Blume

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The 1980 Black Report by Sir Douglas Black has kept health inequalities at the forefront of the public health agenda. This volume explores the history and development of studies and concern over health inequalities especially in relation to the 1980 report. more...

  • The Quest for Health Reformby Benjamin Georges C.; Theodore M. Brown; Susan Ladwig; Elyse Berkman

    APHA Press 2012; US$ 26.50

    The Quest for Health Reform: A Satirical History is an engaging historical book that recounts the chronology of efforts to reform the U.S. health system through the lens of political cartoons published as early as the 19th century through passage of the Affordable Care Act. Co-authored by Executive Director of the American Public Health Association... more...

  • Medizin und Nationalsozialismusby Robert Jütte; Wolfgang U. Eckart; Hans-Walter Schmuhl; Winfried Süß

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 20.69

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Forschungsbericht kommentiert die kaum noch überschaubare Literatur zu Medizin und Nationalsozialismus. In knappen Strichen werden die Wege der wissenschaftlichen Annäherung an diesen Themenkomplex nachgezeichnet und Meilensteine, aber auch Desiderate der Forschung benannt. Zentrale Themen sind die NS-Gesundheitspolitik und... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    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.W.A. Gunn; Michele Masellis

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Defines humanitarian medicine, as practiced and advanced by organizations like the UN, WHO, Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and the International Association of Humanitarian Medicine (IAHM), which provide medical relief in developing countries as well as war and disaster situations. 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 2008; US$ 9.99

    Hier geht?s lang ? Sie befinden sich in der Ausbildung zur Altenpflegerin oder zur Gesundheits- und Krankenpflegerin? Sie haben den ersten Schritt geschafft und einen Ausbildungsplatz gefunden? Doch wie geht es nun weiter? Dieser informative und kurzweilige Ausbildungsführer hilft Ihnen, die Hürden der Ausbildung besser zu nehmen. Die Autorinnen geben... more...