Health Promotion at the Community Level: New Advances / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
This timely book offers substantial help to professionals and the general public in their efforts to mobilize community resources for health promotion programs, environmental protection and disease prevention. The contributors have experience in field work and offer practical advice on organizing any community-wide health program. This will prove a vital resource for anyone involved in promoting health from social workers and health visitors to the ordinary concerned citizen.
Table of Contents
Foreword - Lester BreslowIntroduction and Design of Book - Neil BrachtPART ONE: COMMUNITY-WIDE CHANGE: THEORY AND PRACTICEContemporary Developments in Health Promotion - Larry W Green and John Raeburn Definitions and ChallengesSocial Change Theory - Beti Thompson and Susan Kinne Applications to Community HealthCommunity Organization Principles in Health Promotion - Neil Bracht and Lee Kingsbury A Five-Stage ModelPART TWO: COMMUNITY ANALYSIS AND CITIZEN ACTIVATIONAssessing the Community - Bo Haglund, Rita Weisbrod and Neil Bracht Its Services, Needs, Leadership and ReadinessStrategies and Structures for Citizen Partnerships - Neil Bracht and Julie GleasonBalancing the Requirements of Research and the Needs of Communities - Maurice B MittlemarkPART THREE: COMMUNITY-WIDE INTERVENTION STRATEGIESRoles of Media in Community-Based Health Promotion - June A Flora and Diana CassadyInvolving Worksites and Other Organizations - Glorian Sorensen, Russell Glasgow and Kitty CorbettInvolving Community Health Professionals and Systems - Russell V Luepker and Lennart RastamPART FOUR: PROGRAM EVALUATION, MAINTENANCE AND DIFFUSIONEvaluating Health Promotion Programs - Phyllis Pirie Basic Questions and ApproachesStrategies to Maintain and Institutionalize Successful Programs - R Craig Lefebvre A Marketing FrameworkBeyond Demonstration - Guy S Parcel, Cheryl L Perry and Wendell Taylor Diffusion of Health Promotion InnovationsPART FIVE: APPLICATIONS TO SPECIAL POPULATIONS: CASE STUDIESA Su Salud - Cesareo Amezqua, Alfred Mc Alister, Amelie Ramirez and Renato Espinoza Health Promotion in Mexican-American Border CommunityRichmond Quits Smoking - Enid Fallick Hunkeler, Edith M Davis, Bessanderson Mc Neil, James W Powell and Michael R Polen A Minority Community Fights for HealthBuilding a Positive Image of Aging - Donald W Kemper and Molly Mettler The Experience of a Small American City