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Product Description: This first-person account by one of the pioneers of HIV/AIDS research chronicles the interaction among the pediatric HIV/AIDS community, regulatory bodies, governments, and activists over more than three decades. After the discovery of AIDS in a handful of infants in 1981, the next fifteen years showed remarkable scientific progress in prevention and treatment, although blood banks, drug companies, and bureaucrats were often slow to act...read more

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9780826521248 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: This first-person account by one of the pioneers of HIV/AIDS research chronicles the interaction among the pediatric HIV/AIDS community, regulatory bodies, governments, and activists over more than three decades.

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9780826521255 | Reprint edition (Vanderbilt Univ Pr, January 15, 2017), cover price $34.95

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Product Description: The factions debating health care reform in the United States have gravitated toward one of two positions: that just health care is an individual responsibility or that it must be regarded as a national concern. Both arguments overlook a third possibility: that justice in health care is multilayered and requires the participation of multiple and diverse communities...read more

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9780813577661 | Rutgers Univ Pr, October 19, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The factions debating health care reform in the United States have gravitated toward one of two positions: that just health care is an individual responsibility or that it must be regarded as a national concern.

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9780813577678 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, October 19, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The factions debating health care reform in the United States have gravitated toward one of two positions: that just health care is an individual responsibility or that it must be regarded as a national concern.

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Product Description: Nearly 370 million people in China smoke; about one-third of all smokers in the world are in China; and about 1.2 million deaths in China are attributable to smoking. The death toll is expected to reach 2.2 million in 2030 if no smoking intervention programs are implemented...read more
By The-wei Hu (editor)

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9789813108714 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, October 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Nearly 370 million people in China smoke; about one-third of all smokers in the world are in China; and about 1.

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Product Description: This book offers a critical inquiry into the framing of health and disease as a security issue. In particular, the book examines what happens in the United Nations when the ostensibly ‘low’ politics of global health meet the ‘high’ politics of security, and when the logic of security comes to shape global health initiatives...read more

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9781138860384 | Routledge, April 28, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This book offers a critical inquiry into the framing of health and disease as a security issue.

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Product Description: Collaborative Practice for Public Health encourages individuals to consider the opportunities and impacts of working in public health as well as the gains that can be made by working collaboratively. Chapters explore some of the sociological issues that underpin the practice of public health and offer valuable insights into its complexities, addressing how different groups might work together effectively in the creation and delivery of public health policy...read more

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9781846198946 | CRC Pr I Llc, February 4, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Collaborative Practice for Public Health encourages individuals to consider the opportunities and impacts of working in public health as well as the gains that can be made by working collaboratively.

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Product Description: This report marks the first of what is expected to be a series of assessments of various global health problems, and this first effort begins with the conceptualization of health as a global issue. It explores the relationship between health and economic growth, trade, innovation, global security and global governance...read more

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9780930503970 | Trilateral Commission, April 12, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This report marks the first of what is expected to be a series of assessments of various global health problems, and this first effort begins with the conceptualization of health as a global issue.

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Product Description: There's a running joke among radiologists: finding a tumor in a mammogram is akin to finding a snowball in a blizzard. A bit of medical gallows humor, this simile illustrates the difficulties of finding signals (the snowball) against a background of noise (the blizzard)...read more

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9780465050642 | 1 edition (Basic Books, February 23, 2016), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: There's a running joke among radiologists: finding a tumor in a mammogram is akin to finding a snowball in a blizzard.

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Product Description: The greatest public health victories of the last century -- public sanitation, vehicle safety measures, limits on smoking and tobacco use -- have all been facilitated by public policies. While policy is an unparalleled tool for effecting change in public health, most professionals are unprepared to plan, apply, or study policy in a consequential way...read more
By Ross C. Brownson (editor), Jamie F. Chriqui (editor), Amy A. Eyler (editor) and Sarah Moreland-russell (editor)

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9780190224653 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 16, 2016), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The greatest public health victories of the last century -- public sanitation, vehicle safety measures, limits on smoking and tobacco use -- have all been facilitated by public policies.

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Product Description: ‘Empowerment’ is a term in widespread use today and one that is often considered to be a self-evident good. Here, McLaughlin explores its emergence in the 1960s through to its rise in the 1990s and ubiquity in present day discourse and interrogates its social status, paying particular attention to social policy, social work and health and social care discourse...read more

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9781138819610 | Routledge, December 29, 2015, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: ‘Empowerment’ is a term in widespread use today and one that is often considered to be a self-evident good.

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Product Description: Managing Change is about implementing health care reforms, policies and programs into everyday practices. The book explores organizational change in health care as influenced by contemporary policy and management concepts, and presents and applies theoretical perspectives.
By Ewan Ferlie (editor)

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9781137518156 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 12, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Managing Change is about implementing health care reforms, policies and programs into everyday practices.

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Product Description: 'The authors take a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to examine key issues of the cross border movement of patients. State-of-the-art analysis is underpinned by extensive country studies. An essential read for policy makers, regulators, practitioners and students who want to understand, influence and shape this key dimension of the globalisation of health...read more
By Johanna Hanefeld (editor)

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9781783471188 | 1 edition (Edward Elgar Pub, August 26, 2015), cover price $240.00 | About this edition: 'The authors take a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to examine key issues of the cross border movement of patients.

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Product Description: Mental illness causes a substantial health burden in all regions of the world, and is a major contributor to world poverty.Developing a National Mental Health Policy is designed to support those involved in developing locally appropriate mental health policies, emphasising the crucial role of primary care, NGOs, the social sector, schools and workplaces, and the criminal justice system as well as the specialist mental health services...read more

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9781841692951 | Psychology Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $70.00

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9781138871953 | Reprint edition (Psychology Pr, June 23, 2015), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Mental illness causes a substantial health burden in all regions of the world, and is a major contributor to world poverty.

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9780203989371 | Psychology Pr, April 4, 2002, cover price $59.95

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Product Description: Examining the changing nature of health care federalism within a competitive global context, Comparative Health Care Federalism provides a rich and nuanced account of the way in which the interplay of federal relationships impact health care within an array of systems...read more
By Howard A. Palley (editor)

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9781472432315 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 3, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Examining the changing nature of health care federalism within a competitive global context, Comparative Health Care Federalism provides a rich and nuanced account of the way in which the interplay of federal relationships impact health care within an array of systems.

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Product Description: In the age of air travel and globalized trade, pathogens that once took months or even years to spread beyond their regions of origin can now circumnavigate the globe in a matter of hours. Amid growing concerns about such epidemics as Ebola, SARS, MERS, and H1N1, disease diplomacy has emerged as a key foreign and security policy concern as countries work to collectively strengthen the global systems of disease surveillance and control...read more

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9781421416489 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 29, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the age of air travel and globalized trade, pathogens that once took months or even years to spread beyond their regions of origin can now circumnavigate the globe in a matter of hours.

Product Description: While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are reconnecting to address the new health challenges of urbanization and globalization: from racial and ethnic disparities to land-use sprawl, to providing basic services to the millions of urban poor around the world living in informal slum settlements...read more
By Jason Corburn (editor)

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9781138794191 | Routledge, July 16, 2015, cover price $1485.00 | About this edition: While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: In Valuing Health Daniel M. Hausman provides a philosophically sophisticated overview of generic health measurement that suggests improvements in standard methods and proposes a radical alternative. He shows how to avoid relying on surveys and instead evaluate health states directly...read more

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9780190233181 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 27, 2015), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In Valuing Health Daniel M.

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Product Description: Starting with more general issues of healthcare policy and governance in a global perspective and using the lens of national case studies of healthcare reform, this handbook addresses key themes in the debates over changing healthcare policy.
By Robert H. Blank (editor), Ivy Lynn Bourgeault (editor), Ellen Kuhlmann (editor) and Claus Wendt (editor)

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9781137384928 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 10, 2015, cover price $239.00 | About this edition: Starting with more general issues of healthcare policy and governance in a global perspective and using the lens of national case studies of healthcare reform, this handbook addresses key themes in the debates over changing healthcare policy.

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Product Description: Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies. This holds true for healthcare where we find a range of different perspectives – from medicine to education, from science to law, from religion to politics – brought together in different types of arrangements...read more
By Werner Vogd (editor)

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9781138794917 | Taylor & Francis, November 12, 2014, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies.

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Product Description: At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development. Challenges in Health and Development is a primer on the changing configurations of population health and economic growth in development policy...read more

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9789048199525 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, December 3, 2010), cover price $159.00 | About this edition: At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development.

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9789400789913 | Springer Verlag, November 25, 2014, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development.

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Product Description: The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care. This book explores the role of knowledge production and technology on these transformations, focusing on the market (attempts to embed principles of economic rationality and efficient use of resources in the shaping and delivery of health care), the laboratory (science, experiments and 'evidence' in the management of research, practice and policy) and the forum (the application of deliberative procedures and other forms of public consultation to health care decision making)...read more

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9780415886000 | 1 edition (Routledge, June 19, 2012), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care.

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9780415629607 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 2, 2014), cover price $48.95 | About this edition: The past three decades have seen enormous changes in the organisation of health care.

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Product Description: 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...read more
By Julia Hirst (editor)

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9780415633925 | 1 edition (Routledge, April 24, 2014), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice?

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9780415633932 | Routledge, May 29, 2014, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice?

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