Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion / Edition 3

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This title is now out of print. A new edition with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044540.

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Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion is the second title in the ‘Public Health and Health Promotion Practice’ series, expanding on the best-selling introductory textbook, Foundations for Health Promotion.

Developing Practice is an essential text for the many different practitioners, professionals and specialists who contribute to public health and health promotion, enabling them to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence.

• Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy
• New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy
• Case studies, activities and discussion points encourage interaction and reflection, and stimulate learning
• Unique, user-friendly approach makes learning easy
• Examines the forces that drive practice
• Focuses on the core strategies of:

• Tackling health inequalities
• User and public participation and involvement
• Working in partnerships
• Empowerment.

• Identifies current public health priorities and how to address these in practice.

• Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy

• New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702034046
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/21/2010
  • Series: Public Health and Health Promotion Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Professor Jane Wills BA, MA, MSc, PGCE is Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Dedication ix

Introduction and how to use this book xi

Checklist for public health and health promotion practice xiv

Part 1 Drivers of public health and health promotion practice

1 Theory into practice 3

2 Research for public health and health promotion 23

3 Evidence-based practice 39

4 The policy context 59

Part 2 Strategies for Public health and health promotion practice

5 Tackling health inequalities 81

6 Participation, involvement and engagement 101

7 Partnership working 121

8 Empowerment 137

Part 3 Priorities for public health and health promotion

9 Social determinants of health 157

10 The major causes of ill health 183

11 Lifestyles and behaviours 207

12 Population groups 229

Index 247

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