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  • Berufliche Identität als Dimension beruflicher Kompetenzby Renate Fischer

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2013; US$ 44.89

    Wie entwickeln sich berufliche Identität und berufliches Engagement in der Pflege? Für ihre Dissertation zu diesem Thema hat die Autorin über 500 Auszubildende, Gesundheits- und Krankenpflegerinnen aus Deutschland sowie Schweizer Pflege-Studierende befragt. Weitere Impulse gab eine Gruppendiskussion mit Pflegenden mit langer Berufserfahrung. Frageschwerpunkte... more...

  • Involving Children For Hand Washing Behavior Change: Repeated Message Delivery to Foster Actionby Getnet Eshetu

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 46.03

    Changing the hand washing behavior in a community is a challenge of different disciplines, including psychology and media practice. Distinct beliefs prevent people from washing their hands properly in critical moments. Moreover, each segment of the community has a different belief. Hence, adults, children, women, and men should be addressed differently.... more...

  • The Global Financial Crisis and Housingby S. Wachter; M. Cho; M. J. Tcha

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    A unique and comprehensive source of information, this book is the only international publication providing economists, planners, policymakers and business people with worldwide statistics on current performance and trends in the manufacturing sector. more...

  • Practical Food Safetyby Rajeev Bhat; Vicente M. Gomez-Lopez

    Wiley 2014; US$ 247.50

      The past few years have witnessed an upsurge in incidences relating to food safety issues, which are all attributed to different factors. Today, with the increase in knowledge and available databases on food safety issues, the world is witnessing tremendous efforts towards the development of new, economical and environmentally-friendly... more...

  • Creative Positions in Adult Mental Healthby Sue McNab; Karen Partridge

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 25.95

    This book presents cutting edge developments in Adult Mental Health through the presentation of creative and innovative applications of systemic theory to practice. The first section deconstructs the medical model with some of the current beliefs and practices shaping services whilst placing adult mental health in a wider social and political context.... more...

  • Migrants' Health Seeking Actions in Guangzhou, Chinaby Tabea Bork-Hüffer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 54.09

    <P>Existing research on health seeking is characterized by an abundance of empirical studies and a lack of theoretical grounding. This e-book provides a new approach, a social theory that conceptualizes the various interlinkages and interdependencies of structure (e.g. regulation in health care and occupational systems, cultural norms and health... more...

  • Gesundheitliche Disparitäten im urbanen Indienby Mareike Kroll

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 43.74

    <P>Der rapide Urbanisierungsprozess in Indien führt zu einer starken Überprägung der physischen und sozialen Umwelt mit weitreichenden Implikationen für die Gesundheit der urbanen Bevölkerung. Die Krankheitslast variiert dabei in Abhängigkeit vom sozioökonomischen Status. Diese intraurbanen Disparitäten sind bisher in Indien aufgrund des lange... more...

  • Sustainability and Healthby Valerie A. Brown; John Grootjans; Jan Ritchie; Mardie Townsend; Glenda Verrinder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of global pandemics, it is imperative that public health... more...

  • The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotionby Susan R. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone?s business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public health initiatives are supported by a range of statutory and voluntary organisations and health workers, ranging from health promotion specialists... more...

  • Health and Inequalityby Angela M. Tod; Julia Hirst

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their practice can help to minimise health inequalities. The social model of health embraces individual lifestyles, social and community networks,... more...