Books in category Medical – Health Policy

  • Public Health Law

    Public Health Law
    Lawrence O. Gostin

    In this second edition, Gostin analyzes the major health threats of our times, from emerging infectious diseases and bioterrorism to chronic diseases caused by obesity.

  • Power Politics and Universal Health Care

    Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care
    Stuart Altman

    Blending political intrigue, policy substance, and good old-fashioned storytelling, this is the first book to place the Obama health plan within a historical perspective.

  • Federal Regulation of Methadone Treatment

    Federal Regulation of Methadone Treatment
    Richard A. Rettig, Adam Yarmolinsky

    The volume also includes an assessment of alternatives to the existing regulations.

  • Health Economics

    Health Economics
    Frank A. Sloan, Chee-Ruey Hsieh

    Also new to this edition is a discussion of the health economics literature published between 2010 and 2015. The text includes readings, extensive references, review and discussion questions, and exercises.

  • The Ideas and Influence of Alan Williams

    The Ideas and Influence of Alan Williams
    Anne Mason, Adrian Towse

    This compilation of papers and further discussions arising from the Alan Williams tribute conference provides an analysis of the evolution and current status of key concepts in the field.

  • Placing Health

    Placing Health
    Tim Blackman

    This is complemented by reviews of the international evidence base on area effects and neighbourhood change, supplemented by new insights from the author's own research and experience as an advisor to local neighbourhood renewal strategies.

  • Deep China

    Deep China
    Arthur Kleinman, Yunxiang Yan, Jing Jun, Dr. Sing Lee, Everett Zhang

    The essays explore the remaking of the moral person during China’s profound social and economic transformation, unraveling the shifting practices and struggles of contemporary life.

  • Animals Diseases and Human Health Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future

    Animals, Diseases, and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future
    Radford G. Davis D.V.M., M.P.H.

    This book explains how animals shape our lives and our health, providing evidence that a "One Health" approach is the only logical methodology for advancing human health in the future. • Contains illustrations and photographs to accompany …

  • Pharmacracy

    Pharmacracy
    Thomas Stephen Szasz

    Exposes and examines the hidden threats to liberty and the rule of law posed by "pharmacracy"–the emerging alliance of the government and the health-care system.

  • Democracies

    Democracies
    Barbara Wejnert

    "This volume of [title] series is devoted to health problems, challenges, and accomplishments in democratic societies.

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