Category: Public Health

#BlackHistoryMonth: In Celebration

Many notable African Americans hailed from Memphis, including Veronica Coleman, Tennessee’s first black U.S. Attorney General. In her book Notable Black Memphians, Miriam DeCosta-Willis (a notable African American herself as the first faculty member of Memphis State University) provides a biographical and historical study which traces the evolution of a major Southern city through the lives of black men and...

Obamacare: Lessons from the North

A recent Huffington Post article reports that “one big hurdle to future sign-ups is the public’s chronically poor understanding of how key parts of Obamacare can help low- and middle-income people afford coverage. … And public opinion about the law itself is negative.” Given how there are still an estimated 54 million Americans are still uninsured, improving public understanding of the subsidies appears to be crucial...

Cambria Press Book Review: Disability and Health Journal praises Grounded Theory and Disability Studies

Cambria Press congratulates Simon Hayhoe on the positive review of his book Grounded Theory and Disability Studies: An Investigation Into Legacies of Blindness by the Disability and Health Journal, which praises it because “the book is a strong representation of many of the real life issues faced by researchers conducting in-depth qualitative research.” There are affordable Cambria Press e-book versions...

APSA 2013 Book Highlights!

Here are some of the highly praised books Cambria Press is highlighting for the 2013 APSA annual meeting: The Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada by Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey, and Owen B. Adams (Extremely valuable to scholars.” – Publius: The Journal of Federalism) Forgotten Partnership Redux: Canada-U.S. Relations in the 21st Century by Greg Anderson and...

Cambria Press Book Review: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology praises Childbirth in a Technocratic Age!

Cambria Press congratulates Elizabeth Soliday on yet another great review of her book Childbirth in a Technocratic Age: The Documentation of Women’s Expectations and Experiences by the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, which states that “this book is helpful in facing the nature of modern childbirth” and “addresses women’s rights in a domain where ‘men are in charge’; thus,...

Excellent Cambria Press Book Review! Archives of Women’s Mental Health lauds Childbirth in a Technocratic Age!

Cambria Press congratulates Elizabeth Soliday on the excellent review by Archives of Women’s Mental Health on her book Childbirth in a Technocratic Age: The Documentation of Women’s Expectations and Experiences! It is a fitting coincidence that this review came in the day after Mother’s Day! The journal commends the book because it is “a very organized and readable book” and makes...

Cambria Press New Book! Battle for Control: The Future of the Internet V by Janna Quitney Anderson and Lee Rainie

Cambria Press New Book! Battle for Control, the fifth book in The Future of the Internet series by Janna Quitney Anderson and Lee Rainie, is a comprehensive compilation of results from eight major research reports released in 2012 by the Pew Research Center and Elon University. Among the trends identified in the preface, Janna Quitney Anderson noted that frighteningly complex...

Cambria Press authors Dagney Faulk and Michael Hicks were ahead of the curve in calling for local government consolidation!

New and noteworthy books by Gavin Newsom and Cass Sunstein as reported in The Economist  … See also an earlier book Local Government Consolidation in the United States by Dagney Faulk and Michael Hicks! Governor Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. (Indiana) praises the book because “Dr. Faulk and Dr. Hicks have confirmed in scholarly data what common sense suggests … Dr. Faulk and...

ISA 2013 San Francisco – Another Great Conference for Cambria Press!

Cambria Press is pleased to report that the ISA 2013 annual conference in San Francisco was a great one! The Cambria Press booth was in a fantastic spot, right between Stanford University Press and Georgetown University Press. The new Cambria Press titles received much interest as well as the recently published Cambria Press titles with outstanding reviews. Just as it...

ISA 2013 Book Highlights: Rave Reviews for Cambria Press Titles!

The following titles by Cambria Press in international studies are being highlighted for the 2013 International Studies Association (ISA) annual conference in San Francisco (click on links for more details): The Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada: Private-Sector Involvement in the Federal Provincial Health Care System by Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey, and Owen B. Adams (“A...

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