The Public Health Library has the following new books available in print:
1. A sociological approach to health determinants. By Toni Schofield. Cambridge; Port Melbourne, Vic.: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Call number: RA418 .S3 2015.
See a brief description, the table of contents, and read an excerpt at the publisher’s website.
2. Health promotion throughout the life span, 8th edition. By Carole Lium Edelman, Elizabeth C. Kudzma, and Carol Lynn Mandle. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier, 2014.
Call number: RT90.3 .H435 2014.
Read a preview, see the table of contents, and read reviews here.
3. Essentials of health behavior: social and behavioral theory in public health, 2nd edition. By Mark Edberg. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2015.
Call number: RA418 .E326 2015.
View a table of contents and description at the publisher’s website.
and here are some new titles available online from the National Academies Press which require a free registration to download a pdf of the title:
4. How Modeling Can Inform Strategies to Improve Population Health: Workshop Summary. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.
5. Trust and Confidence at the Interfaces of the Life Sciences and Society: Does the Public Trust Science? A Workshop Summary (2015).
Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.
What roles do trust and the lack of trust play in public debates about how science can be used to address such societal concerns as childhood vaccination, cancer screening, and a warming planet?
6. Mental Disorders and Disabilities Among Low-Income Children.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.
Please note that these books are only a small selection of what is newly available. If you are interested in checking out any book(s), submit a request using our online form and we will mail the book(s) to you.
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If you do not currently possess a UC Berkeley library card, you will need to apply for one before we can check out a book to you.