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The Challenge of Promoting Health
Exploration and Action
2nd Edition
 
 
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20 Mar 2002
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Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in health promotion practice, policy and research, The Challenge of Promoting Health explores the potential at the local level for communities to be involved in promoting their own health and examines the role of statutory agencies and other organisations in the making of healthy public policy. Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book will be of continued interest to all those committed to promoting health, especially those working in the health and social care fields.


Description

Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in health promotion practice, policy and research, The Challenge of Promoting Health explores the potential at the local level for communities to be involved in promoting their own health and examines the role of statutory agencies and other organisations in the making of healthy public policy. Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book will be of continued interest to all those committed to promoting health, especially those working in the health and social care fields.


Contents

PART 1: PROMOTING HEALTH AT THE LOCAL LEVEL: THE COLLECTIVE APPROACH
The potential for promoting health with local communities; J.Douglas, T.Heller & J.Russell
Community Action for Health; M.Sidell
Partnerships and Collaborations: The Promise of Participation; M.Sidell
Working at the Local Level; P.Thornley
Evaluating Community Action; A.Peberdy
PART 2: PROMOTING HEALTH THROUGH PUBLIC POLICY
Health Promotion and Public Policy; L.Jones
Making and Changing Public Policy; L.Jones
The Politics of Health Promotion; L.Jones & J.Douglas
The Social Policy Contribution to Health Promotion; L.Jones
Health Promotion and Environmental Politics; L.Jones
PART 3: DEBATES AND DILEMMAS IN PROMOTING HEALTH
Silent cries: Reflections on Men's Health Promotion; G.Holroyd
Collaboration: United We Stand, Divided We Fall?; A.Lethard
Ethics: From Health Care to Public Policy; A.Cribb
Health Promotion and Society: Critical Perspectives; M.O'Brien
Social Science and the Future of Population Health Research; G.Williams & J.Popay
Reflections on the Future of Health Promotion; various authors


Authors

LINDA JONES is Pro Vice Chancellor (Curriculum and Awards), MOIRA SIDELL and JENNY DOUGLAS are Senior Lecturers, School of Health and Social Welfare, all at The Open University.