Health, Wellbeing and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand

Overview


Health, Wellbeing and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand provides students and with a sound introduction to the concepts of health and wellbeing within the New Zealand environment. The book is informed by current issues and debate, examines the cultural, political, social and environmental contexts of health, and is written to foster critical thinking and analysis.
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Overview


Health, Wellbeing and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand provides students and with a sound introduction to the concepts of health and wellbeing within the New Zealand environment. The book is informed by current issues and debate, examines the cultural, political, social and environmental contexts of health, and is written to foster critical thinking and analysis.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195585216
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 2/2/2013
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Shaw is Associate Dean (Undergraduate) and a director of the National Centre for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (NCIPECP) within the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at AUT. Her research interests include quality education and clinical practice along with the responses of patients and health professionals towards experiences of chronic illness and disability. Her doctorate explored chronic pain in nursing education.

W. Lindsey White is Head of the School of Interprofessional Health Studies at AUT University. Dr White's research interests are in seaweed utilisation, both by humans and by marine herbivores.

Bron Deed is a psychodynamically trained registered psychotherapist in private practice, with a particular interest in the field of trauma. She has a background in healthcare and education, and her current area of professional development is in grief and palliative care.

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Table of Contents

1. - Context and thinking
2. - Context, perspectives and groups
3. - Environmental world views
4. - A M?ori world view
5. - Urban issues
6. - Water, Soil and Food
7. - Climate change
8. - Biodiversity
9. - Political context of Aotearoa New Zealand
10. - Social context
11. - Experiences of health and wellbeing
12. - The Treaty of Waitangi and Health Outcomes within Aotearoa
13. - Iwi and marae development
14. - Media and technology
15. - Media and technology
16. - Approaches to healthcare provision
17. - Interprofessional and consumer focus
18. - Delivery of services and experiences in Aotearoa New Zealand

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