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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

  • 21st Century Global Health Diplomacyby Thomas E. Novotny; Ilona Kickbusch

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 140.00

    Health diplomacy begins with a recognition that the most effective international health interventions are ethically carried out with sensitivity to historical, political, social, economic, and cultural differences. Health diplomacy focuses on the interplay of health assistance, economic inequities, and enlightened self-interests of nations. While encompassing... more...

  • Achieving Cultural Competencyby Lisa Hark; Horace DeLisser

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.95

    Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and... more...

  • Advances in Contemporary Indigenous Health Careby Eileen Willis; Vicki Smye; Maria Rameka

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 66.00

    This special issue focuses on building Indigenous health capacity through examining the roles of community, traditional, social, clinical and nursing care, current practices, historical constraints and new opportunities. Guest edited by Eileen Willis, Maria Rameka and Vicki Smye, approaches to partnerships, self management and/or best practice in mental... more...

  • Against Healthby Jonathan M. Metzl; Anna Kirkland

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 70.00

    You see someone smoking a cigarette and say,“Smoking is bad for your health,” when what you mean is, “You are a bad person because you smoke.” You encounter someone whose body size you deem excessive, and say, “Obesity is bad for your health,” when what you mean is, “You are lazy, unsightly, or weak of will.”... more...

  • The Age of the Inquiryby Jill Manthorpe; Nicky Stanley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    The Age of the Inquiry explores the plethora of inquiry reports published in the fields of health and welfare in the 1990s covering the full range of user groups, individuals and institutions. Focusing on service and policy development, it provides an invaluable text for students, teachers and professionals with an interest in health and social... more...

  • Amtsgewalt und Volksgesundheitby Annemone Christians

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 33.77

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Umbau der Gesellschaft nach erbbiologisch-rassistischen Ordnungsideen war ein Hauptziel nationalsozialistischer Politik. Dabei kam der auf "Rassenhygiene" programmierten Gesundheitspolitik eine Schlüsselrolle zu. Annemone Christians untersucht diesen Politikbereich am Beispiel Münchens, der sogenannten "Hauptstadt der Bewegung".... more...

  • Anthropology and International Healthby Mark and Mimi Nichter

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Anthropology of Infectious Diseaseby Peter J. Brown; Marcia C. Inhorn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 113.95

    This book assembles the growing scholarship on the study of infectious disease and infectious disease eradication programmes into one important volume. more...

  • At Risk in Americaby Lu Ann Aday

    Wiley 2002; US$ 85.00

    This updated second edition of At Risk in America provides a detailed analysis of those key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States today-including homeless persons, refugees and immigrants, people living with AIDS, alcohol and substance abusers, high-risk mothers and infants, victims of family or other violence,... more...

  • Attacking Inequality in the Health Sectorby Abdo S. Yazbeck

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    The last 10 years have seen a resurgence in interest and research around inequalities in the health sector. While a disproportionate share of the new research has focused on measuring inequality in the health sector, work is emerging on how to understand the causes of inequality and on identifying successful approaches for tackling the problem. This... more...