Prevention Is Primary: Strategies for Community Well Being / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$18.85
(Save 78%)
Est. Return Date: 06/20/2014
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$50.00
(Save 41%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $38.15
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 55%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (18) from $38.15   
  • New (12) from $48.24   
  • Used (6) from $38.15   

Overview

The new edition of Prevention Is Primary provides models, methods, and approaches for building health and equity in communities. This comprehensive book includes the theory, concepts, and models needed to harness social justice and practice primary prevention of unnecessary illness and injury. Ideal for students as well as practitioners, this thoroughly revised and updated second edition combines an overview of advances in the field with effective approaches in the current economic and health care climate.

With contributions from noted experts, Prevention Is Primary shows practical applications of intervention science to social and health problems and issues facing at-risk and vulnerable groups. The book describes the overarching framework and principles guiding prevention efforts, including a focus on social justice and health equity, and community resilience. It explores the transition from prevention theory to implementation and practice and from interdisciplinary collaboration to evaluation. Highlighting the book's usefulness as a teaching and learning tool, Prevention Is Primary has real world examples, learning objectives, and review questions for each chapter.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470550953
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/11/2010
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 364,724
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry Cohen, MSW, is the founder and executive director of the Prevention Institute, Oakland, California.

Vivian Chavez, DrPH, MSW, is an associate professor in the department of health education at San Francisco State University.

Sana Chehimi, MPH, is program manager at the Prevention Institute.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Tables, Figures, and Exhibits

Acknowledgments

Foreword Georges C. Benjamin Benjamin, Georges C.

The Contributors

Introduction Sana Chehimi Chehimi, Sana

Part One Defining the Issues 1

1 The Imperative for Primary Prevention Sana Chehimi Chehimi, Sana 3

2 Achieving Helath Equity and Social Justice Barbara Krimgold Krimgold, Barbara 33

3 Individual, Family, and Community Resilience Bonnie Benard Benard, Bonnie 55

Part Two Key Elements of Effective Prevention Efforts 83

4 Community Organizing for Health and Social Justice Michael S. Spencer Spencer, Michael S. 87

5 Working Collaboratively to Advance Prevention Ellen Wu Wu, Ellen 113

6 The Power of Local Communities to Foster Policy Makani Themba-Nixon Themba-Nixon, Makani 137

7 Using Media Advocacy to Influence Policy Lori Dorfman Dorfman, Lori 157

8 The Impact of Corporate Practices on Health and Health Policy Sandro Galea Galea, Sandro 181

9 Primary Prevention and Evaluation Daniel Perales Perales, Daniel 205

Part Three Prevention in Context 231

10 Preventing Injustices in Environmental Health and Exposures Peter Murchie Murchie, Peter 235

11 Health and the Built Envionment Andrew L. Dannenberg Dannenberg, Andrew L. 261

12 Creating Helathy Food Envionmentas to Prevent Chronic Disease Marion Nestle Nestle, Marion 291

13 A Public Helath Approach to Preventing Violence Donald Parker Parker, Donald 323

14 The Limits of Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention Jonathan M. Ellen Ellen, Jonathan M. 351

15 Mental Helath in the Realm of Primary Prevention Joseph P. Gone Gone, Joseph P. 371

Index 407

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)