Some of the new arrivals for programs at the School of Public Health. Materials from the current year are on the top, previous years may be selected from the drop down menu on each tab. These materials are available in the SSWPH library at 119th street.
First hand experiences, perspectives, and theoretical debates on violence against women from authors based around the world. Issues and experiences from developing nations receive emphasis, although some important issues -such as violence against women in post-conflict societies- are not touched upon.
Introduces the significance of health and disease in prisons and the opportunities for interventions, taking the view that prisons should be considered as community institutions. The text covers topics such as social disadvantage, public health surveillance, health education, occupational health and safety and its relationship to inmate health, and others.
Provides an overview of the relationship between public health and social justice, reviewing concepts such as social determinants of health and inequality in access to health care; special populations; modern noninfectious epidemics such as obesity, tobacco, and gun violence; environmental health; and the relationship between corporate activities and scientific research. There are also sections on ethical issues and practical concerns for health professionals, educators, patients, legislators, and citizens. This is available in print and as a CUNY E-book.
Collects many key readings on the topics of racial and ethnic health disparities along with several previously unpublished chapters. The collection is organized into five sections addressing historical and political considerations, theories and definitions of race and ethnicity, explanations for racial and ethnic health disparities, health system effects, and health disparities solutions. Available in print and as a CUNY E-Book.
The first book to apply the concept of social determinants of health to the health of African-American men. Contains four key sections examining, in turn, social determinants of health status, health behavior, health care, and health inequalities. The book treats issues of medical mistrust, substance abuse, incarceration, sexual risk, public policy, and several others. Available in print and as a CUNY E-book.