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Public Health

  • Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Declineby Colin R. Martin; Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 275.00

    Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines the complex interrelationships between cognitive decline, dementia and the way diet can be modified to improve outcomes. In a cross-disciplinary field like dementia research and practice, clinicians and researchers need... more...

  • Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicineby Jonathan Reinarz; Rebecca Wynter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet and failings in service provision, past complaining... more...

  • Community-Oriented Health Servicesby Elias Mpofu

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 80.00

    Grounded in a trans-disciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and wellbeing. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own... more...

  • Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challengesby Bernard J. Healey; Tina Marie Evans

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.00

    A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challenges in U.S. health care delivery Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges offers new insights into the most important sectors of the United States' health care industry and the many challenges the future holds. Designed to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date... more...

  • Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia: Sexual Politics, Diversity, Representations and Healthby Linda Rae Bennett; Sharyn Graham Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical and newer forms of sexual diversity, as well as the social responses they provoke. It critiques differing representations of sexuality,... more...

  • Moral Hazard in Health Insuranceby Amy Finkelstein; Jonathan Gruber; Joseph Newhouse; Kenneth J. Arrow; Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    In this short and accessible book, Amy Finkelstein—winner of the 2012 John Bates Clark award—tackles the tricky question of moral hazard, which is the tendency to take risks when the cost will be borne by others. Kenneth J. Arrow?s seminal 1963 paper, “Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care?—included in the volume—was one of the first... more...

  • Modelling in Public Health Researchby Erika Mansnerus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book analyses the development and use of mathematical models in public health research and policy. By introducing a life cycle metaphor, the author provides a unique perspective on how mathematical modelling techniques have increased our understanding of the governance of infectious risks in society. more...

  • The Chaos Pointby Ervin Laszlo

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    We have a choice: Breakdown or Breakthrough. In THE CHAOS POINT revered author and systems theorist Ervin Laszlo tells us that we are at a critical juncture in history, a 'decision-window' where we face both the danger of global collapse and the opportunity of worldwide renewal. According to Laszlo we have six to seven years to head off unsustainable... more...

  • The Chaos Pointby Ervin Laszlo

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 18.53

    We have a choice: Breakdown or Breakthrough. In THE CHAOS POINT revered author and systems theorist Ervin Laszlo tells us that we are at a critical juncture in history, a 'decision-window' where we face both the danger of global collapse and the opportunity of worldwide renewal. According to Laszlo we have six to seven years to head off unsustainable... more...

  • The Mediterranean Dietby Victor R. Preedy; Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 175.00

    The Mediterranean Diet offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines many of the complex features of the Mediterranean diet: ranging from supportive evidence and epidemiological studies, to the antioxidant properties of individual components. This book embraces a holistic approach and effectively investigates the... more...