Book Review Info

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Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Meharry Medical College
1005 D. B. Todd Blvd.
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Please send book review copies to the address above. Review copies received by the Johns Hopkins University Press office will be discarded.

Books Recently Received

Following is a list of books that have recently become available for review. We welcome readers with suitable expertise to serve as reviewers. If one of these titles interests you, please e-mail JournalBooks@mmc.edu, telling us you would like to review it and briefly explaining your interest. If you know of a book that would be suitable for review in JHCPU that we have not listed on this page (or in past issues), please let us know that as well. Thank you in advance for your help. We welcome review copies from publishers of books in the area of health and health care for underserved populations, especially in the United States. Publishers are asked to send two review copies.

  • Bernier L. Justice in genetics: intellectual property and human rights from a cosmopolitan liberal perspective. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Aug. 2010)
  • Beyrer C, and Pizer HF, (eds). Public health and human rights; evidence-based approaches. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
  • Delgado JL. The Latina guide to health: consejos and caring answers. New York, NY: Newmarket Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Feb. 2010)
  • Dorling D. Injustice: why social inequality persists. Portland, OR: The Policy Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Jul. 2010)
  • Foley EE. Your pocket is what cures you: the politics of health in Senegal. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Jan. 2010)
  • Fox DM. The convergence of science and governance: research, health policy, and American states. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Feb. 2010)
  • Gusmano MK, Rodwin VG, Weisz D. Health care in the world cities: New York, Paris, and London. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Jul 2010)
  • Hemenway D. While we were sleeping: success stories in injury and violence prevention. Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2009. (Received at JHCPU May 2009)
  • Hudson RB. The new politics of old age policy (2nd ed.). Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Jul 2010)
  • Institute of Medicine. A review of the HHS family planning program: mission, management, and measurement of results. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2009. (Received at JHCPU Aug. 2009)
  • Institute of Medicine. The future of disability in America. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2007.
  • Kluchin RM. Fit to be tied: sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1950-1980. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Jan. 2010)
  • Picard A. Making the American mouth: dentists and public health in the twentieth century. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009. (Received at JHCPU Jul. 2009)
  • Rosenberg CE. Our present complaint: American medicine, then and now. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. (Received at JHCPU Jul 2010)
  • Siena KP. Venereal disease, hospitals and the urban poor: London’s “foul wards,” 1600- 1800. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2004 (Reprinted in paperback and transferred to digital printing 2010) (Received at JHCPU Sep. 2010)
  • Solimeo S. With shaking hands: aging with Parkinson’s disease in America’s heartland. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009. (Received at JHCPU Jul. 2009)
  • Switzer JV. Disabled rights: American disability policy and the fight for equality. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003. (Received at JHCPU Jan. 2009)
  • The Staff of the Washington Post. Landmark: the inside story of America’s new Health-care law and what it means for us all. New York, NY: Public Affairs, 2010. (Received at JHCPU May 2010)
  • Ward F. On duty: power, politics, and the history of nursing in New Jersey. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009. (Received at JHCPU May 2009)