Health and Modernity: The Role of Theory in Health Promotion / Edition 1

Health and Modernity: The Role of Theory in Health Promotion / Edition 1

by David V. McQueen, Ilona Kickbusch, Louise Potvin, Jurgen M. Pelikan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1441922806

ISBN-13: 9781441922809

Pub. Date: 10/15/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

Pandemics, substance abuse, natural disasters, obesity, and warfare: these are not only health crises but social crises as well. Now a panel of leaders in global health explores the vital but understudied social theories behind the practice of health promotion, including cultural capital, risk and causality, systems theory, and the dynamic between individual

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Pandemics, substance abuse, natural disasters, obesity, and warfare: these are not only health crises but social crises as well. Now a panel of leaders in global health explores the vital but understudied social theories behind the practice of health promotion, including cultural capital, risk and causality, systems theory, and the dynamic between individual and community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441922809
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

From a Theory Group to a Theory Book.- Modernity, Public Health, and Health Promotion.- Critical Issues in Theory for Health Promotion.- Cultural Capital in Health Promotion.- Understanding Differentiation of Health in Late Modernity by Use of Sociological Systems Theory.- Managing Uncertainty Through Participation.- Thinking Health Promotion Sociologically.- Health Governance: The Health Society.

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