Health Promotion (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
704
Utgivningsdatum
2019-01-30
Upplaga
4
Förlag
SAGE Publications Ltd
Medarbetare
Cross, Ruth / Woodall, James / Tones, Keith
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
228 x 152 x 44 mm
Vikt
1065 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
449:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9781526419484
Health Promotion (häftad)

Health Promotion

Planning & Strategies

Häftad Engelska, 2019-01-30
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Globally recognized as the definitive text on health promotion, this fourth edition becomes ever more useful for public health and health promotion courses around the world. It offers a firm foundation in health promotion before helping you to understand the process of planning, implementing and assessing programmes in the real world.

New to the 4th Edition:


  • A chapter on ?Evidence-Based Health Promotion? addressing the development of an evidence base for health promotion.

  • Expanded coverage of health inequalities, equity and social exclusion

  • Further discussion of mental health promotion and well-being

  • Key concepts are now highlighted and explained throughout the book

  • 'Critical reflection? boxes have been added to help the reader think critically about an issue or approach.


The book is supported by online resources, with up to 20 original case studies from around the world, access to full SAGE journal articles, and seminar questions for lecturers.
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This 4th edition of Green and Tones' Health Promotion provides a comprehensive and thorough update on health promotion planning and strategies. Especially fruitful for both researchers and practitioners is the ethical perspective which now runs throughout the book. The chapter on the developments in evidence-based health promotion is both informative and timely, whilst new perspectives on the role of health education in health promotion suggest mitigating solutions to complex problems. 

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Ruth Cross is a nurse by profession with 10 years nursing experience in acute and emergency medicine and HIV/AIDS. She has a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Health Education and Health Promotion, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and a PhD in the social construction of risk in health by young women and the implications of this for health promotion policy and practice. She has lived and worked in Sub-Saharan Africa and maintains an interest in the health issues of that region, working as course leader for the MSc Public Health Promotion course in both Zambia and Ghana. She is involved in numerous research projects within the Centre for Health Promotion Research including the Young Women's Risk and Resilience Evaluation and the Sustainable Sunderland Evaluation. Her research interests include qualitative methods of investigation and the relationship between theory and practice. Her teaching interests are varied; she co-leads on the Health Communication module, contributes to the Research and Professional Practice modules and supervises master's students' dissertations. She contributes to many other undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy and childhood studies. James Woodall is a Senior Lecturer and the Co-Director of the Centre for Health Promotion Research. He is also the Course Leader for the MSc Public Health Health Promotion programme (UK course). His research interest is offender health, particularly health promotion in prison settings. He completed his PhD in 2010, which examined the health promoting prison and how values central to the health promotion discourse are applied to the context of imprisonment. He has since published a number of peer-reviewed articles based on his PhD. He has also published work on young offenders and mental health, the role of prison visitors' centres for supporting prisoners' families and research exploring prisoners' lay views on health. He continues to focus his research attention on the health of the prison population. As Co-Director of the Centre for Health Promotion Research, he is also involved in broader health promotion research projects such as oral health promotion and men's health research. He currently teaches on the MSc Public Health Health Promotion programme and contributes to other undergraduate and postgraduate areas in the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.

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Health and health promotion Assessing health and its determinants The determinants of health actions Health promotion planning - a strategic approach Information needs Health public policy Education for health Mass communication Working with communities Settings for health Evaluation Evidence-based health promotion