Books in category Social Science – Disease & Health Issues

  • Producing Health Policy

    Producing Health Policy
    Jo Maybin

    In this book Jo Maybin draws on rare access to the inner-workings of England's Department of Health to explore what kinds of knowledge civil servants use when developing policy, how they use it and why.

  • BĂ rgerschaftliches Engagement psychisch erkrankter Menschen

    BĂĽrgerschaftliches Engagement psychisch erkrankter Menschen
    Heike Stecklum

    Heike Stecklum untersucht bĂĽrgerschaftliches Engagement von psychisch erkrankten Menschen vor dem Hintergrund der gesellschaftlichen Transformation in Ostdeutschland.

  • Trusting Doctors

    Trusting Doctors
    Jonathan B. Imber

    "–Daniel Callahan, cofounder of the Hastings Center "Doctors and people who have no choice but to trust doctors–which means all of us–need to read this book.

  • Scurvy

    Scurvy
    Stephen R. Bown

    From the earliest recorded appearance of the disease in the sixteenth century, to the eighteenth century, where a man had only half a chance of surviving the scourge, to the early nineteenth century, when the British conquered scurvy and …

  • Complementary Medicine in Australia and New Zealand

    Complementary Medicine in Australia and New Zealand
    Hans Baer

    In the late nineteenth century on the eve of the formation of Australia as a nation-state in 1902, the Australian medical system could be best described as a pluralistic one in the sense that while regular medicine constituted the …

  • Gender Madness and Colonial Paranoia in Australian Literature

    Gender, Madness, and Colonial Paranoia in Australian Literature
    Laura Deane

    This book offers an original and compelling analysis of women’s madness, gender and the Australian family.

  • Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling

    Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling
    Pamela S. Lassiter, John R. Culbreth

    Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling by Pamela S. Lassiter and John R. Culbreth brings together contemporary theories of addiction and helps readers connect those theories to practice using a common multicultural case study.

  • Silent Violence

    Silent Violence
    Vinay R. Kamat

    "Seeking to link social, economic, and political forces to local experiences of sickness and suffering, Silent Violence analyzes the experiences and practices of people most deeply affected by malaria.

  • All About Drugs and Young People

    All About Drugs and Young People
    Julian Cohen

    Packed with information, advice and learning activities, this book tells you what you need to know about drugs, young people's drug use, and how you can help them stay safe.

  • Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession

    Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession
    Sarah Lamb

    This book offers a fresh look at a major cultural and public health movement of our time, questioning what has become for many a taken-for-granted goal—aging in a way that almost denies aging itself.

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