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  • Health and Well-Being Across the Life Courseby Mary Larkin

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 46.00

    This new text from Mary Larkin on the increasingly important life course approach covers health from pre-pregnancy to old age. Chapters include suggestions for further reading, discussion points, activities and activity commentaries to make it ideal for interactive student learning and critical reflection. more...

  • The Healing of Americaby T. R. Reid

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 16.00

    A New York Times Bestseller With an Explanation of the 2010 Health Reform Bill Bringing to bear his talent for explaining complex issues in a clear, engaging way, New York Times bestselling author T. R. Reid visits industrialized democracies around the world--France, Britain, Germany, Japan, and beyond--to provide a revelatory tour of successful,... more...

  • Measuring and Valuing Health Benefits for Economic Evaluationby John Brazier; Julie Ratcliffe; Joshua A. Salomon

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 74.99

    There are not enough resources in health care systems around the world to fund all technically feasible and potentially beneficial health care interventions. Difficult choices have to be made, and economic evaluation offers a systematic and transparent process for informing such choices. A key component of economic evaluation is how to value the benefits... more...

  • Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfareby Meredith Minkler

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    The third edition offers new and more established ways to approach community building and organizing, from collaborating with communities on assessment and issue selection to using the power of social media to enhance the effectiveness of such work. Numerous case studies ranging from childhood obesity to immigrant worker rights to health care reform... more...

  • The Public Health Consequences of Disastersby Eric K. Noji

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 79.99

    This book summarizes the most recent and useful information about the public health impact of natural and man-made disasters. It emphasizes the uses of epidemiologic knowledge about different types of disasters. Each chapter is based on a variety of experiences and literature drawn from both developing and industrialized countries. more...

  • Qualitative Research in Health Careby Immy Holloway

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This book is a comprehensive guide to selecting approaches and carrying out qualitative research. Rather than being prescriptive, it provides information on various data collection procedures and how to make decisions about specific qualitative approaches. Its aim is to extend researchers? understanding of the participants in research, be they patients,... more...

  • Social Determinants of Healthby Michael Marmot; Richard Wilkinson

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99

    Social Determinants of Health, 2nd Edition gives an authoritative overview of the social and economic factors which are known to be the most powerful determinants of population health in modern societies. Written by acknowledged experts in each field, it provides accessible summaries of the scientific justification for isolating different aspects of... more...

  • Religion and the Health of the Publicby Gary Gunderson; Jim Cochrane

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 39.00

    The book proposes a critical theory of the role and place of religion in public health. It aims at a programmatic reorientation of these two fields of practice and inquiry to more effectively align religious health assets - widely present in many contexts - and public health services and facilities. The first book of its kind, it contributes to a significant... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Healthcareby Decision Resources Inc

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 75.00

    With escalating healthcare costs, changes to the regulatory control on pharmaceutical industries and the inevitable adjustments made in policies and investment in healthcare there is enormous interest in the commercial as well as the scientific aspects of today's healthcare industry. The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare provides an authoritative... more...

  • Personal Recovery and Mental Illnessby Mike Slade

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 68.00

    Focuses on a shift away from traditional clinical preoccupations towards new priorities of supporting the patient. more...