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Urban Health

Urban Health

Sandro Galea, Catherine K. Ettman, and David Vlahov (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190915858
eISBN:
9780190915889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915858.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Urban health is the study of the health of urban populations. More than half the world’s population is now living in urban areas, and two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030. ... More

Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Mark Britnell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836520
eISBN:
9780191873720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836520.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The central argument of this book is that over the next decade we are heading towards a global workforce shortage in healthcare that will harm patients, citizens, and societies. Knowing what we know, ... More

Health Equity in a Globalizing EraPast Challenges, Future Prospects

Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book explores globalization as a ‘determinant’ of social determinants of health within and between nations. Although not a new a phenomenon, globalization has undergone dramatic shifts since the ... More

Climate Change and the People's Health

Climate Change and the People's Health

Sharon Friel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190492731
eISBN:
9780190492762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492731.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Climate change threatens humanity and the planet on which we live. Social inequities, including in the health outcomes that different population groups enjoy, also pose a threat to humanity and our ... More

Governing for HealthAdvancing Health and Equity through Policy and Advocacy

Governing for Health: Advancing Health and Equity through Policy and Advocacy

Fran Baum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190258948
eISBN:
9780190258979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258948.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Governing for Health makes the argument that it is vital that governments and international agencies govern in the interests of protecting the environment and promoting human health and equity. A ... More

Homelessness Among U.S. VeteransCritical Perspectives

Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives

Jack Tsai (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190695132
eISBN:
9780190695163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695132.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Homelessness among Veterans has been of major public concern for over three decades. Tens of billions of federal dollars have been spent to prevent and end veteran homelessness. Substantial knowledge ... More

Setting LimitsGambling, Science and Public Policy

Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy

Pekka Sulkunen, Thomas F. Babor, Jenny Cisneros Ornberg, Michael Egerer, Matilda Hellman, Charles Livingstone, Virve Marionneau, Janne Nikkinen, Jim Orford, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198817321
eISBN:
9780191858840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817321.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Commercial gambling has developed in the past few decades into a complex enterprise that is at once a recreational activity, a global profit-making industry, and a potentially harmful behavior. New ... More

Structural Interventions for HIV PreventionOptimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Richard A. Crosby and Ralph J. DiClemente (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190675486
eISBN:
9780190675509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675486.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Parallel to the evolution of biomedical approaches to addressing the AIDS pandemic, social science approaches to the prevention of HIV acquisition and transmission have evolved. This evolution is ... More

Food and Public HealthA Practical Introduction

Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction

Allison Karpyn (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190626686
eISBN:
9780190626716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626686.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Food and Public Health is an easy to read text that helps students understand the history of modern issues in public health nutrition and health promotion. The book’s chapters include practical ... More

Political Sociology and the People's Health

Political Sociology and the People's Health

Jason Beckfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190492472
eISBN:
9780190492502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492472.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Health, illness, and death are distributed unequally around the world. Babies born in Japan can expect to live to age 80 or over, while babies born in Malawi can expect to die before the age of 50. ... More

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