Health Promotion and Professional Ethics / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$68.39
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $25.31
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 64%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (18) from $25.31   
  • New (6) from $63.73   
  • Used (12) from $25.31   

Overview

Health promotion is an increasingly important part of the work of most health professionals. Yet health promotion is qualitatively different from traditional health care activities.

This book will be a focused introduction to, and exploration of, ethical issues in health promotion. It aims to provide a rationale for the underlying value of health promotion and for resolving value conflicts. To what extent should an individual be obliged to contribute to the collective health of a society? Should a society be more concerned to promote health than to treat existing disease and illness? Indeed can a society be said to have a responsibility for the health of its members?

The first part of the book addresses the theoretical context of ethics and health promotion. The second part focuses on examples relating to nursing and other health professionals, using a case study approach. The book will be invaluable in helping professionals understand and respond to ethical challenges in practical ways.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Cribb and Duncan ask when and to what extent it is justifiable to put pressure on individuals or communities to improve their health…Their wisdom and sensitivity shine through. Written for health professionals, the book is vibrant and has relevance to those in day-to-day practice.”

“A gem of a book and compulsory for anyone with an interest in ethics and health.”

Nursing Times

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632056033
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/20/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.62 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan Cribb is at the Centre for Public Policy Research, King's College, London. Peter Duncan was formerly Chair of the Principles of Practice group of the Society of Heath Education and Promotion Specialists.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Section One - Why Health Promotion Ethics?.

Chapter 1 Values and Health Promotion: Some Fundamentals.

Chapter 2 The Challenge to Professional Ethics.

Section Two - Values and Ethics in Health Promotion Practice.

Chapter 3 Empowerment or Control? Behavioural Counselling and Face-to-Face education.

Chapter 4 Individual or Community Benefit? Considering Teenage Pregnancy.

Chapter 5 Do We Know What We're Doing? Evidence and the Ethics of Lifestyle Change.

Chapter 6 Who Decides What to Do? A Food Policy Case.

Section Three - Towards Ethically Defensible Health Promotion.

Chapter 7 Codes and Guidelines: Can They Help Health Promotion?.

Chapter 8 Lessons from Applied Ethics.

Chapter 9 Some Resources for the Reflective Health Promoter

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)