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Book Pages: 440 - Publish Date: 2015-01-16 - Publisher: JHU Press
Description: Since publication in 1958, George Rosen’s classic book has been regarded as the essential international history of public health. Describing the development of public health in classical Greece, imperial Rome, England, Europe, the United States, and elsewhere, Rosen illuminates the lives and contributions of the field’s great figures. He considers such community health problems as infectious d...
Author(s): Virginia Berridge
Book Pages: 138 - Publish Date: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description: This Very Short Introduction outlines the nature of public health in our world today and places public health in its historical context from the earliest times, analysing in particular the changes in public health regulation through the nineteenth century and the twentieth and twenty first centuries.
Author(s): Wilhelm Kirch
Book Pages: 1601 - Publish Date: 2008-06-13 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: The Encyclopedic Reference of Public Health presents the most important definitions, principles and general perspectives of public health, written by experts of the different fields. The work includes more than 2,500 alphabetical entries. Entries comprise review-style articles, detailed essays and short definitions. Numerous figures and tables enhance understanding of this little-understood topic....
Book Pages: 914 - Publish Date: 2011-08-25 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Description: Published in 2008, the first volume of Public Health focused on issues from the dawn of western civilization through the Progressive era. Volume 2 defines the public health challenges of the twentieth century--this important reference covers not only how the discipline addressed the problems of disease, but how it responded to economic, environmental, occupational, and social factors that impacted...
Book Pages: 336 - Publish Date: 2009-07-09 - Publisher: OUP Oxford
Description: Global Public Health: a new era is a comprehensive updated account of the international state of public health, including an agenda for improving the practice of the discipline across the world. It addresses three major issues: - the changing global context for public health - the state of public health theory and practice in developed and developing countries; and - strategies for strengthening t...
Book Pages: 384 - Publish Date: 2015-09-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description: Behavioral economics has potential to offer novel solutions to some of today's most pressing public health problems: How do we persuade people to eat healthy and lose weight? How can health professionals communicate health risks in a way that is heeded? How can food labeling be modified to inform healthy food choices? Behavioral Economics and Public Health is the first book to apply the groundbrea...
Book Pages: 384 - Publish Date: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Description: Cultural and social boundaries often separate those who participate in public health activities, and it is a major challenge to translate public health knowledge and technical capacity into public health action across these boundaries. This book provides an overview of anthropology and illustrates in 15 case studies how anthropological concepts and methods can help us understand and resolve divers...
Book Pages: 595 - Publish Date: 2011 - Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Description: New to the Third Edition: New or expanded sections covering: Pandemic Flu Response to Hurricane Katrina FDA Regulation of Tobacco Promoting Physical Activity Poisoning (now the #2 cause of injury death) Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries National Children's Study Coal Ash and other unregulated waste from power plants Medical errors Information Technology New information/discussion on: H1N1 swine fl...
Author(s): Jeff French
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description: The last ten years have seen tremendous advances in the theory and practice base of social marketing globally. Social Marketing and Public Health provides up-to-date thinking on these developments. It introduces new conceptual models and approaches to influence behaviour that promotes health and prevents disease. This new edition moves the book's focus to a globally-relevant approach to the applic...
Book Pages: 595 - Publish Date: 2014-02-01 - Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Description: Now with a new full color design and art program, the Eighth Edition of An Introduction to Community & Public Health provides the latest trends and statistics in community health. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minori...