Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion

By

  • Jennie Naidoo, BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE, Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
  • Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE, Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

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Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion is the second title in the ‘Public Health and Health Promotion Practice’ series, expanding on the best-selling introductory textbook, Foundations for Health Promotion.

Developing Practice is an essential text for the many different practitioners, professionals and specialists who contribute to public health and health promotion, enabling them to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence.

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Book information

  • Published: June 2010
  • Imprint: BAILLIÈRE TINDALL
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4435-9


Table of Contents

Introduction

Checklist for public health and health promotion practice

Part 1: Drivers of Public Health and Health Promotion Practice

1. Theory into practice

2. Research for public health and health promotion

3. Evidence-based practice

4. The policy context

Part 2: Strategies for Public Health and Health Promotion Practice

5. Tackling health inequalities

6. Participation and involvement

7. Partnership working

8. Empowerment

Part 3: Priorities for Public Health and Health Promotion

9. Social determinants of health

10. The major causes of ill health

11. Lifestyles and behaviours

12. Population groups

Index