Public Health: Policy and Politics (2nd ed. 2010)

Public Health: Policy and Politics (2nd ed. 2010)

By: Rob Baggott (author)Paperback

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Incorporating the latest developments from the field, this eagerly awaited new edition once again provides an important and comprehensive analysis of the key issues in public health. Exploring the underlying political context and policy processes, this text is core reading for all those interested in the essentials of this area.

About Author

ROB BAGGOTT is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Health Policy Research Unit at De Montfort University, UK.

Contents

Preface.- Public Health Concepts and Frameworks.- The Historical Context of Public Health.- Public Health in the Twentieth Century.- Health Strategies in the UK.- Public Health in a Global Context.- Public Health and the NHS.- Public Health Beyond the NHS.- Public Health Services.- The Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People.- Health and the Environment: Pollution and Accidents.- Climate Change and Sustainable Development.- Food Safety, Security and Sustainability.- Diet, Nutrition and Obesity.- Illicit Drugs.- Alcohol and Tobacco.- Socio-economic Factors and Health.- Inequities and Inequalities Policy.- Conclusion.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780230537934
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780230537934
  • weight: 777
  • ISBN10: 0230537936
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2010

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