Policy and Practice in Promoting Public Health

Policy and Practice in Promoting Public Health

by Cathy E Lloyd
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412930731

ISBN-13: 9781412930734

Pub. Date: 07/26/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Policy and Practice in Promoting Public Health offers an up-to-date analysis of the key policy and practice issues involved in promoting public health-from local and community levels, to international settings. The book equips readers with a sound understanding of the policy process, and has a critical edge that encourages readers to reflect on how those involved

Overview

Policy and Practice in Promoting Public Health offers an up-to-date analysis of the key policy and practice issues involved in promoting public health-from local and community levels, to international settings. The book equips readers with a sound understanding of the policy process, and has a critical edge that encourages readers to reflect on how those involved in multidisciplinary public health can use and influence policy in order to inform practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412930734
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/26/2007
Series:
Published in association with The Open University Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
851,708
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Stephen Handsley
PART I: PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH THROUGH PUBLIC POLICY
Introduction - Cathy Lloyd
Promoting Public Health in a Global Context - Sarah Earle
The Development of Healthy Public Policy - Jenny Douglas and Linda Jones
Making and Changing Healthy Public Policy - Revised by Kythé Beaumont, Jenny Douglas and Tom Heller from an original chapter by Linda Jones (2002)
Organisations and Settings for Public Health - Mark Dooris and David Hunter
Partnerships and Alliances for Health - John Kenneth Davies and Pam Foley
Addressing Poverty and Health - Tom Heller, Kythe Beaumont, Sarah Earle, and Jenny Douglas, incorporating original material from Linda Jones (2002)
PART II: PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
Introduction - Stephen Handsley
The Potential for Promoting Public Health at a Local Level: Community Strategies and Health Improvement - Stephen Handsley
Community Involvement and Civic Engagement in Multi-Disciplinary Public Health - Stephen Handsley
Developing Local Alliance Partnerships through Community Collaboration and Participation - Angela Scriven
Working With Communities to Promote Public Health - Stephen Handsley
Gauging the Effectiveness of Community-Based Public Health Projects - Stephen Handsley and Anita Noguera
Promoting Mental Health and Social Inclusion - Stephen Handsley

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