BN.com Gift Guide

Working for Health

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $2.39
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 96%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $2.39   
  • New (3) from $34.72   
  • Used (10) from $2.39   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$34.72
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(4532)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.

Ships from: Horcott Rd, Fairford, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$49.79
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(17854)

Condition: New
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.

Ships from: Westminster, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$82.04
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(888)

Condition: New
0761969985 Brand New. Exact book as advertised. Delivery in 4-14 business days (not calendar days). We are not able to expedite delivery.

Ships from: Romulus, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

No single area of study, or any individual, can claim to have the answers to even the basic questions which surround human health. Trying to understand the nature of health requires insights from many different perspectives. Working for Health is a unique reader which draws together contributions from many of the disciplines which have traditionally laid claims to knowledge about health and combines them with more personal accounts.

Contributions to Working for Health have been carefully selected to reflect the diversity and pluralism in understanding 'health' and in delivering health care, making this an ideal text for students and practitioners in many fields including, health studies, nursing, social work, allied health professions and the voluntary sector.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THEORY AND IDEOLOGY
The Past, the Present and the Future - Roy Porter
Images of Health - Robin Downie and Jane Macnaughton
From Clinical Gaze to Regime of Total Health - David Armstrong
The Limitations of Evidence - Douglas Black
Postmodern Illness - David Morris
Ivan Illich and the Pursuit of Health - John P Bunker
PART TWO: SOCIAL PATTERNS OF HEALTH
A Social View of Health and Disease - Michael Marmot
Social Status, Inequality and Health - Richard G Wilkinson
Economics and Equity in Distribution of Scarce Health Care Resources - Stephen Morris
The Politics of Women's Health - Lesley Doyal
Setting a Global Agenda
PART THREE: PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES
Health Public Policy - Fran Baum
Rethinking Environment and Health - Anthony J McMichael
Globalization of International Health - Gill Walt
Health Impact Assessment - Alex Scott-Samuel
Young People, Transport and Environment Risk - Linda Jones and Adrian Davis
Perceptions and Responses
The Health and Social Impact of Participation in the Arts - Francois Matarasso
Prevention May Be More Expensive than Cure - Janet A Butler
Is Research into Ethnicity and Health Racist, Unsound, or Important Science? - Raj Bhopal
PART FOUR: THE HUMAN SIDE OF HEALTH
My Body Is My Art - Kathy Davis
User Involvement and Participation in the NHS - Stephen Pattison
A Personal Perspective
Quality Comes Home - Donald M Berwick
Masculinity and the Redundant Male - Sarah Payne
Explaining the Increasing Incarceration of Young Men
Social Economic and Political Context of Parenting - Julie Taylor, Nick Spencer and Norma Baldwin
Communicating the Implications of Genetic Disease - Aamra R Darr
The Physiology of Stressful Life Experiences - Gonneke Willemsen and Cathy Lloyd
PART FIVE: CARING AND CURING
Understanding Chronic Illness - Moyra Sidell
Caring, Curing and Coping - Christine Webb
Sexuality, the Body and Nursing - Jocelyn Lawler
Swimming in the Sea of Ethics and Values - Stephen Pattison and Tom Heller
Stories and Childbirth - Mavis J Kirkham
Research in Holistic Medicine - Mike Fitter
The Use of Medicines Bought in Pharmacies and Other Retail Outlets - Julia Johnson and Bill Bytheway
Private Medicine - Charlotte Humphrey and Jill Russell
PART SIX: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
Pharmacogenomics - Wolfgang Sadee
Towards the Millennium of Cybermedicine - Gunther Eysenbach, Eun Ryoung Sa and Thomas L Diepgen
Working Whole Systems - Julian Pratt, Pat Gordon and Diane Plampling
Future Health Scenarios and Public Policy - Michael Peckham
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)