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Published: 27 September 2018

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780190681050

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The New Public Health Law

A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

  • A new and exquisitely accessible introduction to the theory and practice of public health law, suitable for students and professionals in public health, law, and social work
  • Coverage spans the policy life cycle, from innovation to evaluation, and for all types of readers, especially non-attorneys
  • Enriched with discussion topics and questions for classroom discussion and further thinking
  • Empowers a new generation of lawyers, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers to influence and enact legal solutions to public health challenges
  • Cultivates key practice-oriented skills such as critically analyzing scientific studies and building effective coalitions
  • Takes a transdisciplinary approach to research and advocacy at the intersection of public health and law
  • Integrates the roles and perspectives of attorneys, physicians, scientists, sanitarians, advocates, and regulators
  • Thorough introduction to the basics of the U.S. law and health systems enables use in a "flipped classroom" setting

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