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Title The changing face of disease : implications for society / edited by Nick Mascie-Taylor, Jean Peters and Stephen T. McGarvey
Published New York ; London : Taylor & Francis, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Series Society for the Study of Human Biology series
Society for the Study of Human Biology series.
Contents Part I. Historical aspects -- Emerging disease in the third epidemiological transition / George J. Armelagos -- Life history perspectives on human disease / Peter T. Ellison and Emily S. Barrett -- The evolution, transmission and geographic spread of infectious diseases in human populations: questions and models / Lisa Sattenspiel -- Part II. Current challenges -- Genetic epidemiology of parasitic diseases / Sarah Williams-Balangero, John L. Vandeberg and John Blangero -- Urban pollution, disease and the health of children / L.M. Schell and Elaine Hills -- Protecting pregnant women from malaria / S.W. Lindsay, R. McGready and G.E.L. Walraven -- Interdisciplinary research on Schistosoma japonicum / Stephen T. McGarvey [and others] -- Unravelling gene-environment interactions in type 2 diabetes / Nicholas J. Wareham -- Investigating the 'hidden' epidemic: sexual behaviour and representations of HIV/AIDS amongst business people and medical personnel in five Central and Eastern European nations / Robin Goodwin -- The evolution of disease and devolution of health care for American Indians / Stephen J. Kunitz -- The public's health: the changing role of public health / Jean Peters -- Human behaviour and the changing pattern of disease / Brian J. Ford -- Index
Summary The Changing Face of Disease seeks to address four themes which reflect our understanding of disease: its evolution; its implications for human societies; its ecology, and our response to it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Diseases -- Social aspects.
Environmentally induced diseases.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging -- epidemiology.
Parasitic Diseases -- epidemiology.
Public Health.
Form Electronic book
Author Mascie-Taylor, C. G. N.
McGarvey, Stephen T.
Peters, J. (Jean)
Society for the Study of Human Biology.
ISBN 0203300181 (electronic bk.)
9780203300183 (electronic bk.)