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  • Desperate Housewives, Neuroses and the Domestic Environment, 1945?1970by Ali Haggett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Although the figure of the ?desperate housewife? is familiar to us, Haggett suggests that many women in the 1950s and ?60s led satisfying lives and that gender roles, while very different, were often seen as equal. more...

  • Medicine and Colonialismby Poonam Bala

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on India and South Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the essays in this collection address power and enforced modernity as applied to medicine. Clashes between traditional methods of healing and the practices brought in by colonizers are explored across both territories. more...

  • Medicine in the Remote and Rural North, 1800?2000by J T H Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This volume of thirteen essays focuses on the health and treatment of the peoples of northern Europe and North America over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...

  • Health and Citizenshipby Frank Huisman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays looks at issues of health and citizenship in Europe across two centuries. Contributors examine the extent to which the state can interfere with the private lives of its citizens, the role of individual responsibility and if any boundary occurs in terms of what the state can realistically provide. more...

  • Toxicants, Health and Regulation since 1945by Nathalie Jas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The number of substances potentially dangerous to our health and environment is constantly increasing. The papers in this volume examine the concurrent rise of pollutants and the regulations designed to police their use. more...

  • Climate Change and Mycotoxinsby Luis M. Botana; María J. Sainz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Climate change greatly affects yield and quality of food crops as a result of changes in rainfall, temperature and concentration of greenhouse gases. This book compiles current evidence on the influence of climate change on mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in food crops pre- and postharvest and during storage of food and animal feed.... more...

  • Ecosystems and Human Healthby Richard B. Philp

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 154.95

    Since the second edition of this text was published, many new environmental incidents have occurred, including another nuclear disaster, a mine disaster in the United States, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Updated throughout the text, Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental Hazards, Third Edition explores the broad range of... more...

  • Rationierung im Gesundheitswesenby Christian Erk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    This work explores a controversial strategy for dealing with the chronic financial deficits in our health care system ? namely, rationing based on the criterion of personal responsibility. It argues that while rationing by personal responsibility is basically morally permissible, it is only possible in a very limited number of instances.... more...

  • Gesundheitby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; Not Available

    Das Spektrum unserer aktuellen Themen rund um die Gesundheit ist breit: So fragen wir nach den Einstellungen in der Bevölkerung zur Organtransplantation und Spendebereitschaft, beleuchten Burnout und Mobbing, beschreiben die Theorie und Praxis der Antibiotikaanwendung bei Kindern. Wie steht es um die Wirksamkeit von Präventionsmaßnahmen? Was weiß die... more...

  • Controversies in COPDby Antonio Anzueto; Yvonne Heijdra; John R. Hurst

    European Respiratory Society 2015; US$ 75.00

    This ERS Monograph considers where the current controversies in COPD lie, discussing areas such as screening, premature birth, asthma-COPD overlap syndrome, treatment, rehabilitation and palliative care. This book will be of great interest to both clinicians and scientists, and aims to stimulate further discussion about this diverse and fascinating... more...