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  • Unmanageable Careby Jessica M. Mulligan

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    In Unmanageable Care , anthropologist Jessica M. Mulligan goes to work at an HMO and records what it’s really like to manage care. Set at a health insurance company dubbed Acme, this book chronicles how the privatization of the health care system in Puerto Rico transformed the experience of accessing and providing care on the island. Through... more...

  • Achieving High Quality Careby Gillian Leng; Val Moore; Sasha Abraham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 37.95

    Drawing on the experience of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), Achieving High Quality Care is a practical guide on how to recognise and implement high quality evidence and guidance. This new title provides an overview of the evidence behind successful initiatives designed to change practice and improve the quality of... more...

  • Forensic Neuropathology, Third Editionby Jan E. Leestma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    The field of forensic neuropathology covers such controversial topics as the effects of repeated brain trauma in football players and how babies probably cannot die from being shaken. Jan Leestma is one of the most respected voices in this area. A timely update to his classic reference, Forensic Neuropathology: Third Edition presents an encyclopedic... more...

  • Handbook of Toxicology, Third Editionby Michael J. Derelanko; Carol S. Auletta

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    The Handbook of Toxicology, Third Edition provides an updated practical reference source for practicing toxicologists in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, contract laboratories, regulatory agencies, and academia. Written by experts in their specific toxicology fields, the chapters provide both fundamental and applied information. Topics... more...

  • Health Policies, Health Politicsby Daniel M. Fox

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.00

    Drawing on a wide range of sources, from popular literature, movies, and television drama to government and institutional documents, this book reveals similarities in the presumptions underlying British and American health policies, while also exploring the distinctive way in which policy was shaped by political culture, class relationships, and economic... more...

  • Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canadaby Richard Nadeau; Éric Bélanger; François Pétry; Stuart N Soroka; Antonia Maioni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about Canada, end up having significant impact on health... more...

  • Critical Reflections on Health Services Development in Indiaby Kesavan Rajasekharan Nayar

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book offers a teleological explanation for the under-development of health services in India by knitting together various actors and subactors within it, while providing rich insights for future research in global public health. more...

  • From Health Behaviours to Health Practicesby Simon Cohn

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95

    A wide range of international contributions draw on theoretical and empirical sources to explore whether alternatives exist to both conceptualise and conduct research into what people do and don’t do, in relation to their health and experiences of illness. Presents a collection of international contributions that complement, as well as critique,... more...

  • The Common Lotby Margaret Pelling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This important collection of Margaret Pelling's essays brings together her key studies of health, medicine and poverty in Tudor and Stuart England - including a number published here for the first time. They show that - then as now - health and medical care were everyday obsessions of ordinary people in the Tudor and Stuart era. Margaret Pelling's... more...

  • Commingled Human Remainsby Bradley Adams; John Byrd

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 69.95

    Commingled Human Remains: Methods in Recovery, Analysis, and Identification brings together tools from diverse sources within the forensic science community to offer a set of comprehensive approaches to resolving issues associated with commingled remains. This edition focuses on forensic situations, although some examples from prehistoric contexts... more...