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- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 148.00
Guide to U.S. Health and Health Care Policy provides the analytical connections showing students how issues and actions are translated into public policies and institutions for resolving or managing health care issues and crises, such as the recent attempt to reform the national health care system. The Guide highlights the decision-making cycle... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 109.00
This volume offers a systematic view of the critical questions that face our understanding of the role of social forces in health, illness and healing. It identifies contemporary challenges to the field and suggests directions for future inquiry. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
Over the past forty years, the health humanities, previously called the medical humanities, has emerged as one of the most exciting fields for interdisciplinary scholarship, advancing humanistic inquiry into bioethics, human rights, health care, and the uses of technology. It has also helped inspire medical practitioners to engage in deeper reflection... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 78.50
In this seminal collection of articles on health care in the Third World, sociological perspectives are applied to medical issues in revealing ways. Fourteen essays (all but two of which are original to this volume) examine the social production of health, disease, and systems of care throughout the developing world. The volume covers a range of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
Few things tell us more of a nation's general well-being than the development of the life-expectancy of its citizens; the rising standards of health that they come to demand; and how evenly that improvement is shared throughout society. Helen Jones examines the record of twentieth-century Britain in these respects. She has much heartening progress... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
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...
- Gabler Verlag 2010; US$ 39.99
Wer auf dem chinesichen Markt erfolgreich sein möchte, braucht ein gewisses Verständnis der chinesischen Kultur und Gesellschaft und ihrer Kommunikationsformen. Dieser praktische Leitfaden macht deutlich, warum wir Chinesen oft missverstehen, und zeigt, wie es gelingt, westlich-chinesische Kulturunterschiede zu erkennen, in ihrem Ausmaß zu gewichten,... more...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 134.95
The 30th Anniversary volume of Research in the Sociology of Health Care looks at the important links between major social factors and health and health care. The four main factors analysed in the book are race/ethnicity, immigration, Socioeconomic Status (SES) and gender. more...