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    eBooks and Books

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    Introduction to Public Health - Mary Louise Fleming; Elizabeth Parker
    ISBN: 9780729542036
    Publication Date: Elsevier Australia 2015 3rd Ed

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    Analysing Health Policy - Simon Barraclough; Heather Gardner
    ISBN: 9780729538435
    Publication Date: 2007-11-27

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    A Sociological Approach to Health Determinants - Toni Schofield
    ISBN: 1107689414
    Publication Date: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

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    Second Opinion: an introduction to health sociology - John Germov  Icon
    ISBN: 9780195520149
    Publication Date: Oxford University Press, 2014 5th Ed

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    Health promotion strategies and methods - Garry Egger et al
    ISBN: 1743071833
    Publication Date: McGraw-Hill Education, 2013. 3rd Ed

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    Health care and public policy : an Australian analysis. - George Palmer and Stephanie Short.
    ISBN: 9781420256888
    Publication Date: South Yarra, [Victoria] Palgrave Macmillan, 2014 5th Ed

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    Introduction to Health Promotion - Anastasia M. Snelling (Editor)  Icon
    ISBN: 9781118455289
    Publication Date: Wiley, 2014.

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    Community-Oriented Health Services - Ed Elias Mpofu  Icon
    ISBN: 0826198171
    Publication Date: Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2015]

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    Leadership for Health Professionals - Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow; M. Nicholas Coppola
    ISBN: 1449691323
    Publication Date: Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014 2nd Ed

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    Introducing Global Health - Peter Muennig; Celina Su  Icon
    ISBN: 9781118220412
    Publication Date: Wiley, 2012.

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    Essential Concepts in Sociology - Anthony Giddens; Philip W. Sutton  Icon
    ISBN: 9780745684277
    Publication Date: Wiley, 2014

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    Health Psychology: a textbook. - Jane Ogden  Icon
    ISBN: 9780335243846
    Publication Date: McGraw-Hill Education, 2012 5th Ed

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    Ethics for Health Care - Catherine Berglund
    ISBN: 9780195519570
    Publication Date: South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2012.

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    Health sociology : an Australian perspective - David E. Gray
    ISBN: 1741032369
    Publication Date: Pearson Education Australia, c2006

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    Binan goonj : bridging cultures in Aboriginal health - Anne-Katrin Eckermann ... [et al.].  Icon
    ISBN: 0729579360
    Publication Date: Chatswood, N.S.W. : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2010. 3rd Ed

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    Critical Issues in Clinical and Health Psychology - Poul Rohleder  Icon
    ISBN: 9781446264690
    Publication Date: SAGE Publications, 2012.

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    Handbook of Health Behavior Change - Kristin A. Riekert  Icon
    ISBN: 9780826199362
    Publication Date: Springer 2013 4th Ed

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    Health and care in ageing societies:a new international approach. - Liz Lloyd  Icon
    ISBN: 9781447304920
    Publication Date: The Policy Press, 2012

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    Promoting Healthy Behaviour:a practical guide - Dominic Upton; Katie Thirlaway
    ISBN: 9781447921363
    Publication Date: Oxon Routledge, 2014. 2nd Ed

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    Psychology : the science of mind and behaviour - Michael W Passer et al
    ISBN: 0071016597
    Publication Date: McGraw-Hill Australia, 2013


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    Concise Medical Dictionary - Elizabeth A. Martin  Icon
    ISBN: 9780199557141
    Publication Date: 2010-04-12

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    World Health Statistics 2013 - World Health Organization Staff  Icon
    ISBN: 924156458X
    Publication Date: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2013

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    Encyclopedia of Health and Aging - Kyriakos S. Markides (Editor)  Icon
    ISBN: 141290949X
    Publication Date: 2007-04-13

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    The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health - Laurie J. Fundukian (Editor); Jeffrey Wilson (Editor)  Icon
    ISBN: 1414429878
    Publication Date: Cengage Gale Nov. 2007 2nd ed.,Revised


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