Call for Book Reviews of Global Health Titles for World Medical and Health Policy journal

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Anthropology, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Human Rights, Public Health

WMHP Book Reviews: Global Titles

World Medical & Health Policy is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that considers the many factors shaping global health. We publish articles employing overlapping disciplines that include health policy and politics, political science, health economics, medical ethics, and public health. The journal’s approach is unified by a concern with critically examining the contexts within which policy is made, as well as more traditional considerations of processes, outcomes, and influences.

World Medical & Health Policy is seeking book reviewers. If you are interested in reviewing a book, please send an email to: Cynthia Golembeski at cynthia@caa.columbia.edu. We will send the book to you free of charge when you specify your preference for an electronic or hard copy and provide your contact details. This call for book reviewers is open to students, health professionals, professional academics of all levels, and independent scholars. We welcome your ideas for books to review and we will also help you find one that matches your area of expertise. 

Book reviews should be about 800 words in length and include the reviewed work's author, title, date of publication, publisher, and number of pages, cost, and ISBN as a heading. The reviewer's name and institution will appear at the conclusion of the review upon publication. If a review copy of a book is provided to the review author, the book review should be uploaded within three months of receipt of the book. Follow through is important as we are obligated to send a copy of a published review to any publisher who provides a free review copy to the journal. We are especially interested in book reviews associated with health equity and policy. Book review guidelines can be found here

COVID TITLES

Rawal, Vikas. When Governments Fail: A Pandemic and Its Aftermath. Columbia University Press, 2021.

http://cup.columbia.edu/book/when-governments-fail/9788194717546

 

Reitano, Tuesday and Mark Shaw. Criminal Contagion: How Mafias, Gangsters and Scammers Profit From a Pandemic. Oxford University Press, April 2021.

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/criminal-contagion-9781787384460?cc=us&lang=en&

 

Susstein, Cass. Averting Catastrophe: Decision Theory for COVID-19, Climate Change, and Potential Disasters of All Kinds. NYU Press, 2021.

https://nyupress.org/9781479808489/averting-catastrophe/

 

Xun, Zhou and Sander Gilman. ‘I Know Who Caused COVID-19.” University of Chicago Press. Nov 2021. 

https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/Other/bo130702283....

 

OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH TITLES

Arias, Enrique Desmond, and Thomas Grisaffi, eds. Cocaine: From Coca Fields to the Streets. Duke University Press, 2021.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/cocaine

 

Boarder Giles, David. A Mass Conspiracy to Feed People: Foods Not Bombs and the World Class Waste of Global Cities. Duke University Press, 2021.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/a-mass-conspiracy-to-feed-people

 

Brown, Nicole and Jennifer Leigh. Ed. Ableism in Academia. Theorising Experiences of Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses in Higher Education. University of Chicago, May 2021.

https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/A/bo87618819.html

 

Chávez, Karma R. The Borders of AIDS: Race, Quarantine, and Resistance. University of Washington Press, 2021.

https://uwapress.uw.edu/book/9780295748979/the-borders-of-aids/

 

Da Silva, Michael. The Pluralist Right to Health Care: A Framework and Case Study. University of Toronto Press, 2021.

https://utorontopress.com/us/the-pluralist-right-to-health-care-3

 

DeCoteau, Claire. The Western Disease: Contesting Autism in the Somali Diaspora. University of Chicago Press, 2021. 

https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/W/bo27904351.html

 

Diamant, Anita t al. Period. End of Sentence: A New Chapter in the Fight for Menstrual Justice. Scribner, 2021. 

https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Period-End-of-Sentence/Anita-Diamant/9781982144289

 

Doucet-Battle, James. Sweetness in the Blood: Race, Risk and Type 2 Diabetes. U of MN Press, 2021.

https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/sweetness-in-the-blood

 

Durojaye, Ebenezer, Gladys Mirugi-Mukundi, and Charles Ngwena. Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Africa: Constraints and Opportunities. Taylor & Francis, 2021.

https://www.routledge.com/Advancing-Sexual-and-Reproductive-Health-and-Rights-in-Africa-Constraints/Durojaye-Mirugi-Mukundi-Ngwena/p/book/9780367721718

 

Falola, Toyin, Anna Lee Carothers, Nic Hamel, Maria Berghs, Fikru Gebrekidan, and Mary Nyangweso. Disability in Africa: Inclusion, Care, and the Ethics of Humanity. University of Rochester Press, 2021.

https://muse.jhu.edu/book/83847

 

Fang, Xiaoping. China and the Cholera Pandemic: Restructuring Society Under Mao. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021.

https://upittpress.org/books/9780822946625/

 

Fuller, Arlan et al.Public Health, Mental Health, and Mass Atrocity Prevention. Routledge/Taylor Francis, 2021.

https://www.routledge.com/Public-Health-Mental-Health-and-Mass-Atrocity-Prevention/Kestenbaum-Mahoney-Meade-Fuller/p/book/9780367612979

 

Galea, Sandro. The Contagion Next Time. OUP, October 2021. 

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-contagion-next-time-9780197576427?cc=us&lang=en&

 

Geniets, Anne, James O'Donovan, Niall Winters, and Laura Hakimi, eds. Training for Community Health: Bridging the global health care gap. Oxford University Press, 2021.

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/training-for-community-health-9780198866244?cc=us&lang=en&

 

Go, Min Hee. Rethinking Community Resilience: The Politics of Disaster Recovery in New Orleans. NYU Press, 2021.

https://nyupress.org/9781479804900/rethinking-community-resilience/

 

Gostin, Lawrence. Global Health Security: A Blueprint for the Future. Harvard University Press, 2021. 

https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976610

 

Halliwell, Martin. American Health Crisis: One Hundred Years of Planning, Panic and Politics. UC Press, May 2021.

https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520379404/american-health-crisis

 

Hansen, Solveig Lena and Silke Schicktanz. Ed. Ethical Challenges of Organ Transplantation: Current Debates and International Perspectives. Columbia University Press, 2021

https://cup.columbia.edu/book/ethical-challenges-of-organ-transplantation/9783837646436

 

Hsieh, Elaine, and Eric M. Kramer. Rethinking culture in health communication: Social interactions as intercultural encounters. John Wiley & Sons, 2021.

https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Rethinking+Culture+in+Health+Communication%3A+Social+Interactions+as+Intercultural+Encounters-p-9781119496168

 

Ikwuka, Ugo. Living with Mental Illness in a Globalised World: Combating Stigma and Barriers to Healthcare. Routledge, 2021.

https://www.routledge.com/Living-with-Mental-Illness-in-a-Globalised-World-Combating-Stigma-and-Barriers/Ikwuka/p/book/9780367698294

 

Jin, Jiyong. International Regimes in Global Health Governance. Routledge, 2021.

https://www.routledge.com/International-Regimes-in-Global-Health-Governance/Jin/p/book/9780367707910

 

Kalofonos, Ippolytos. All I Eat is Medicine. Going Hungry in Mozambique’s AIDS Economy. UC Press. 2021.

https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520289406/all-i-eat-is-medicine

 

Lima, Thiago and Agostina Costantino. (eds.) Food Security and International Relations: Critical Perspectives From the Global South. Columbia University Press, 2021.

http://cup.columbia.edu/book/food-security-and-international-relations/9783838214818

 

McGee, Tara K., Amy Cardinal Christianson, and First Nations Wildfire Evacuation Partnership. First Nations Wildfire Evacuations. University of Chicago Press/Purich Publishing. 2021.

https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/F/bo86430890.html

 

Neely, Abigail H. Reimagining Social Medicine from the South. Duke University Press, 2021. South Africa

https://www.dukeupress.edu/reimagining-social-medicine-from-the-south

 

Néill, Clayton Ó., Charles Foster, Jonathan Herring, and John Tingle, eds. Routledge Handbook of Global Health Rights. Routledge, 2021.

https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Global-Health-Rights/Neill-Foster-Herring-Tingle/p/book/9780367276393

 

Olsen, William et al. The Work of Hospitals: Global Medicine in Local Cultures. Rutgers University Press, 2022. 

https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/the-work-of-hospitals/9781978823037

 

Porcelain, Sherri. Public Health and Beyond in Latin America and the Caribbean. Routledge/Taylor Francis, 2021.

https://www.routledge.com/Public-Health-and-Beyond-in-Latin-America-and-the-Caribbean-Reflections/Porcelain/p/book/9780367440756

 

Richardson, Eugene. Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Global Public Health. MIT Press, 2020. 

https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/epidemic-illusions

 

Rose, Nikolas and Des Fitzgerald. The Urban Brain: Mental Health in the Vital City. Princeton University Press, 2022. 

https://press.princeton.edu/books/paperback/9780691178608/the-urban-brain

 

Rupa, Marya and Raj Patel. Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.

https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374602529

 

Saxton, Dvera. Farmworkers, Health and Environmental Health Justice. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/the-devils-fruit/9780813598611

 

Shirk, Mark. Making War on the World: How Transnational Violence Reshapes Global Order. Columbia University Press, Feb 2022.

https://cup.columbia.edu/book/making-war-on-the-world/9780231201872

 

Smith-Oka, Vania. Becoming Gods: Medical Training in Mexican Hospitals. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/becoming-gods/9781978819658

 

Suh, Siri. Dying to Count: Post-Abortion Care and Global Reproductive Health Policies in Sengal. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/dying-to-count/9781978804548

 

Sutton, Barbara, and Nayla Luz Vacarezza, eds. Abortion and Democracy: Contentious Body Politics in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Routledge, 2021.

https://www.routledge.com/Abortion-and-Democracy-Contentious-Body-Politics-in-Argentina-Chile-and/Sutton-Vacarezza/p/book/9780367529413

 

Venkat, Bharat Jayram. At the Limits of Care. Duke University Press, Nov 2021.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/at-the-limits-of-cure

 

Vijayakumar, Gowri. At risk: Indian sexual politics and the global AIDS crisis. Stanford University Press, 2021.

https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=32715

 

Wellock, Thomas. Safe Enough? A History of Nuclear Power and Accident Risk. Columbia University Press, 2021.

https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520381155/safe-enough

 

Wendland, Claire. Partial Stories. Maternal Death From Six Angles. University of Chicago Press. 2022. 

https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/P/bo126372762.html

 

Wenham, Clare. Feminist global health security. Oxford University Press, 2021.

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/feminist-global-health-security-9780197556931?cc=us&lang=en&

 

Whelan, Jean. Nursing the Nation: Building the Nurse Labor Force. Rutgers University Press, 2021.

https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/nursing-the-nation/9780813585987

 

Wu, Harry Yi-Jui. Mad by the Millions: Mental Disorders and the Early Years of the World Health Organization. MIT Press, 2021.

https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/mad-millions

 

Zeldovich, Zina. The Other Dark Matter: Turning Waste into Wealth and Health. University of Chicago Press. Nov 2021. 

https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/O/bo119246947.html

 

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Cynthia Golembeski
World Medical & Health Policy Associate Editor

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