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Contested IllnessesCitizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Stephen Zavestoski (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain among scientists, health practitioners, policy makers, industry, communities, and the public. Stakeholders in disputes about ... More

Do We Care?India's Health System

Do We Care?: India's Health System

K. Sujatha Rao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469543
eISBN:
9780199087617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469543.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Preamble and the Directive Principles of India’s Constitution provide for state intervention for assuring every citizen’s health and well-being. Yet India has wide disparities and inequalities in ... More

Exposed ScienceGenes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Sara Shostak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

At the center of Defining Vulnerabilitiesare the interlinked puzzles of why and how environmental health scientists have rallied around research on gene-environment interaction. Defining ... More

Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Steven S. Coughlin, Selina A. Smith, and Maria E. Fernandez (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190652234
eISBN:
9780190662738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research is an important addition to Oxford University Press’s outstanding line of books on public health and related topics because of widespread ... More

Heat AdvisoryProtecting Health on a Warming Planet

Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Alan H. Lockwood, M.D.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In Heat Advisory I examine climate change from a broad public health perspective, where health includes mental and social well-being in addition to climate-related changes in diseases. I begin from ... More

New Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours

New Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours

Peter Anderson, Fleur Braddick, Patricia J. Conrod, Antoni Gual, Matilda Hellman, Silvia Matrai, David Miller, David Nutt, Jürgen Rehm, Jillian Reynolds, and Tamyko Ysa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759836
eISBN:
9780191820809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759836.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Legal and illegal drugs are responsible for 18 per cent of all years lost due to ill health and premature death in Europe, imposing economic burdens of 2.5 per cent of gross domestic product. No one ... More

Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic DisordersPrevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This textbook explores nutritional aspects of chronic diseases, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and inborn errors of metabolism or inherited metabolic disorders. Each chapter describes ... More

The Politics of FearMédecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers have occurred in the past, both the numbers and geographic spread of the 2014-15 West African Ebola epidemic were unprecedented. Ebola and the associated ... More

Systems Science and Population Health

Systems Science and Population Health

Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed and Sandro Galea (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190492397
eISBN:
9780190492427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book bridges the gap between systems science and population health science and brings together contributions from leading authorities in the field to describe how complex systems science ... More

Textbook of Global Health

Textbook of Global Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition of Oxford’s Textbook of Global Health equips students, advocates, and health professionals with building blocks for a critical understanding of global ... More

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