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War and Public Health

War and Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book has two main purposes. The first is to provide a systemic survey of information on the direct and indirect consequences of war on public health and the roles that health professionals and ... More

What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours?

What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours?

Lucy Gell, Gerhard Bühringer, Jane McLeod, Sarah Forberger, John Holmes, Anne Lingford-Hughes, and Petra S. Meier (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198746683
eISBN:
9780191808982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746683.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents the work of an interdisciplinary research team operating within the framework of a large European research project (ALICE RAP). The overall aim of ALICE RAP is to provide new ... More

What works in tackling health inequalities?Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Sheena Asthana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In recent years, tackling health inequalities has become a key policy objective in the UK. However, doubts remain about how best to translate broad policy recommendations into practice. One key area ... More

Where's the Evidence?Debates in Modern Medicine

Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

William A. Silverman

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The chapters in this book focus on problems ignored. This book is a collection of critical and controversial chapters on intractable ethical issues and evidence-based problems in modern medicine. ... More

Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Clare Bambra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

We are told that ‘work is good for us’ and that ill-health is caused by ‘individual lifestyles’. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography, and political science, ... More

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