A Reader in Promoting Public Health (Published in Association with The Open University 2nd Revised edition)

A Reader in Promoting Public Health (Published in Association with The Open University 2nd Revised edition)

By: Stephen Handsley (editor), Cathy E. Lloyd (editor), Sue Spurr (editor), Jenny Douglas (editor), Linda C. Jones (editor), Sarah Earle (editor)Paperback

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The second edition of "A Reader in Promoting Public Health" brings together a selection of readings that explore and challenge current thinking in the field of multidisciplinary public health. This thoroughly updated and revised new edition addresses contemporary issues that are high on the agenda of public health, and enables the reader to understand and negotiate this broad and dynamic field of study. The book is organised into five sections, each with an accessible and student-friendly introduction that pulls together the key themes and issues. 'Back to the future?' reflects on multidisciplinary public health and takes stock of the scope and ambition of contemporary public health. Research for evidence-based practice explores research methods, tools and techniques for developing effective public health practice. Promoting health through public policy examines policy challenges, responses and key debates at national, international and global level. Promoting public health at a local level explores public health and health promotion in a participatory and community context. 'Public health for the 21st century: Whose voices? Whose values?' examines debates which expose alternative futures, priorities and boundaries for public health work. This second edition includes new material on health inequalities, health protection, social marketing and health promotion, as well as highlighting the practical requirements of public health work through 'grass roots' accounts of practice. It will be essential reading for all students of public health and health promotion, as well as for health and social care professionals.

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Introduction - Challenge and Controversy in Promoting Public Health - Cathy E. Lloyd PART ONE: BACK TO THE FUTURE: REFLECTIONS ON MULTIDISCIPLINARY PUBLIC HEALTH? Introduction - Linda Jones and Sarah Earle The Rise of Modern Multidisciplinary Public Health - Jenny Douglas Millennium Report to Sir Edwin Chadwick - Iqbal Sram and John Ashton How Is Health Experienced? - Mildred Blaxter Older People's Health: Applying Antonovsky's Salutogenic Paradigm - Moyra Sidell Inequalities and Ethnicity: Evidence and Intervention - Hannah Bradby and Tarani Chandola Poverty and Health: Global and National Patterns - Hilary Graham Health Impact Assessment: A Practitioner's View - Kate Arden Health Promotion: Not Drowning but Waving? - Jane Wills Putting Social Marketing into Practice - Gerard Hastings and Laura Mcdermott PART TWO: RESEARCH FOR EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE Introduction - Linda Jones and Cathy E. Lloyd Dilemmas in Public Health Research: Methodologies And Ethical Practice - Fran Baum The Evaluation of Health Promotion Practice: 21st Century Debates on Evidence and Effectiveness - David V Mcqueen Epidemiology - To Be Taken With Care - Joe H. Abramson Feminist Research and Health - Gayle Letherby Researching the Views of Diabetes Service Users from South Asian Backgrounds: A Reflection on Some of the Issues - Cathy E. Lloyd Setting Priorities in Public Health Research - John Bell PART THREE: PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH THROUGH PUBLIC POLICY Introduction - Jenny Douglas And Linda Jones What Would The Ottawa Charter Look Like If It Were Written Today? - Don Nutbeam Prisons in England and Wales: An Important Public Health Opportunity? - Michelle Baybutt, Paul Hayton and Mark Dooris Considerations in the Prevention of Obesity among Children and Adolescents: First, Do No Harm - Jennifer A. O'Dea Global Public Health - Ilona Kickbusch and Birahim Seck Terrorism and Public Health - John Middleton and Victor W. Sidel Global Health Promotion: How Can We Strengthen Governance And Build Effective Strategies? - Kelley Lee PART FOUR: PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH AT A LOCAL LEVEL Introduction - Stephen Handsley and Linda Jones Perceptions of Community Participation and Health Gain in a Community Project for the South Asian Population: A Qualitative Study - Gunjit Bandesha and A. Litva Healthy Nightclubs and Recreational Substance Use: From A Harm Minimisation to A Healthy Settings Approach - Mark A. Bellis, Karen Hughes and Helen Lowey Dirty Whores and Invisible Men: Sex Work and The Public Health - Sarah Earle and Keith Sharp Does Social Capital Have A Role To Play In The Health Of Communities? - Andrew Gibson Evaluating the Empowering Potential of Community-Based Health Schemes: The Case of Community Health Policies in the UK Since 1997 - Paul Bridgen Promoting Social Responsibility for Health: Health Impact Assessment and Healthy Public Policy at the Community Level - Maurice B. Mittelmark PART FIVE: PUBLIC HEALTH FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: WHOSE VOICES? WHOSE VALUES? Introduction - Linda Jones Health Promotion, Globalisation and Health - Ron Labonte The Market Dominated Future of Public Health? - Jeff French Yoga and Promoting Public Health - Sue Spurr Death and Contagion: Contaminating Bodies - Stephen Handsley and Carol Komaromy Disability Rights, Genetics and Public Health - Bill Albert Mental Health Promotion - Lynne Freidl Community Regeneration: From Apathy to Anger to Positive Energy - Hazel Stuteley and Richard Parish

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/11/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781849201049
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781849201049
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 1849201048
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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